Things To Consider While Choosing Timber Floor Polishing


In the modern era of technology and quality works. We use different types of flooring in our houses, apartments, offices, etc. Wooden flooring is the symbol of royalness and healthiness too. The best and substantiate flooring is timber flooring. As the name tells timber flooring is wood flooring that is widely used worldwide due to its variety in the texture, color etc. And, of course because of its durability and restorability.

The main reasons to use timber flooring are that it is long lasting, easy to clean the surface, easy to resurface, gives better looks as compared to other floorings and is low in maintenance.

It is widely used from 16th century till now. Earlier, thick plank were cut from the forests and used as a flooring in houses whereas in new trend, it is used widely because of its types, shapes, and techniques.

The polishing used for timber floors in the new generation technique makes the floor even more stylish and attractive. The different types of polishing done are laminated, bamboo, engineering floating, vinyl planks, etc.

All these floor polishing are done to make the interior look even more impressive and attractive:

  • Initially, covering of floor is removed to give a smooth surface for the adjustment of timber floor polishing.
  • Then, floor is well maintained and polished to avoid cracks and any distortion for the plane and fine look.
  • Sand reduces noise and gives sustainable life to the floor. So, before installation of timber flooring finishing of sand will be done with proper shapes at the end of edges and corners.
  • After that, layer of timber flooring will be pasted and finishing is done with the required chemicals and tools.

Timber Floor Polishing

The price factor

The price for flooring and sanding is not that much high, as it is 30$ per meter square. It is inexpensive as compared to the other floorings. You can hire professionals to clean the floor and then polish it. The wood will stay for longer period of time and after polishing there is no risk of damage to the floor because of insects or moisture.

The material used

The different types of polishing done on floors contain a solvent, oil, or water-based coating. The products that are widely used for polishing are a poly cure for interior flooring and Sikkens for outdoors. Mostly, after the polishing is done, it takes at least 8-10 hours to dry. Cleaning of timber floors is easy, as you can use an electrostatic dust mop or damp mop for cleaning the surface.

Good quality and resistance power

Timber floor polishing products are wide in the range that is easy to use and apply. Quality is reliable, as these have good resistance to water, heat, as well wear and tear. Wood is soft and smooth so with the help of chemicals coating floors are made to be nonslippery and shiny. While choosing timber-flooring coating, first thing to consider is that coating does not harm anyone. Eco-friendly timber paints are available that are used in timber floor polishing.

Oiling and polishing factor

Oil and polishing are widely used, as it penetrates through the wood and gives a soft and natural feel. The timber floor polishing is used where children are not there because scratches are often easily visible on timber floor polishing type, whereas for the family type, the most common flooring done is polyurethane, as it is more rough and tough as compared to oil polishing. The maintenance for both floorings is different, as in oil polishing you have to do polishing quickly as compared to polyurethane but in polyurethane, you have to polish a lot more surface than the oil polishing.


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