Grain Raising - Yet another reason not to want a Water Based Coating on your Timber Floor
The Truth about Water Based.............It's just not as good..............Period!
Does Water Based have a Non Toxic Product? Yes, but it is too soft for floors.
Does Water Based have a Hard Product? Yes, but its not the Non Toxic one above.
Conclusion : Two Pack Polyurethane is still the best product on the market.
Creating perfect and sophisticated polished floors is a testament to the development of specialised industrial floor sanders as well as the skill to utilise them to their greatest potential.
The Galaxy Eagle 8 Floor Sander is a relatively new innovation in floor sanding equipment. It is squarely aimed at the professional with sanding belt for aggressive sanding as well as a hard plate sander attachment to finish with an extremely fine sand. It is designed to be able to have the two variations changed over in a few minutes reducing time on the job. It is a 200mm (8 inch) width sander.
Timber flooring is one of the defining elements of anyone's home. Whether it is stylised or minimalistic, a house's floor looks and quality gives the residence its true spirit while setting the tone of how a person feels inside the house.
Nowadays, people are becoming more and more concerned about the environment in general, and rightfully so, since we seem to be harming it in every way possible. For example, in the present, entire woods all around the world get cut down every day. Thankfully, same as there are a great variety of alternatives for almost every process or action we undertake, there is also a way to have the best wooden floors possible while at the same time helping the environment. This environmentally conscious way to have top quality floors is known as reclaimed hardwood flooring.
Nowadays, hardwood floors are seen as a symbol of status and are also used to convey a warm and very personal atmosphere to both homeowners and visitors alike. Hardwood floors carry a strong sense of style and aesthetic appeal and are one of the most subtle and powerful ways to impress not just experienced people who value these kinds of floors, but also any regular visitor. With this in mind, homeowners everywhere are opting for installing hardwood floors in their homes as a way to increase the value of their property.
Nowadays, timber floorings are among the most requested features by homeowners. And there is definitely a reason behind it. Professionally installed timber flooring will not only immediately increase the value of a property, but will also provide an instant change in the image and atmosphere that the property conveys.
One of the most subtle, yet powerful indicators of someone modern, elegant and who cares about attention to detail is to have a beautiful timber floor at home. For those who appreciate value, a polished timber floor is not just another part of the decor, it is the soul of any home’s aesthetics and what sets the tone for how the whole house is perceived.
In years gone by, one of the mainstays of traditional floor finishes was sanding and then an application of Tung oil. Tung oil was not a permanent finish in itself, but relied on the weekly (or more frequent) wax and polish, originally by hand, on knees.