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Why Choose Natural Stone Flooring and How to Maintain it

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Stone has been used for flooring for generations and it is a durable and attractive solution to this day. However, those in the floor maintenance industry constantly come across customers who have been sold inappropriate solutions to their flooring problems and are struggling to maintain them. In this blog I will give you a basic outline of the types of stone used for flooring, their various strengths and weaknesses and the best ways to maintain them. Before we start on the stone itself, let us consider the type and needs of the environment it will be used for. If you...

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Featured Products of the month - October 2019

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Each month we'll keep you up to date with any new products that have been added to the Ultimate Floor Care site. Any products that have changed, and finally any products that are on special offer and ready for you to snap up. This month, we’re pleased to announce we now have a range of Stontex products in stock. Stontex products are supplied by Stonetec Distribution Ltd, a company specialising in protecting and restoring natural stone, tile, brick and concrete. Stontex products are predominantly for sealing, cleaning and restoring these materials. Whether it is removing substances, such as mould or...

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Featured Products of the month

Posted by Terry Guilford on

Welcome to our featured products of the month. Each month we'll keep you up to date with any new products that have been added to the Ultimate Floor Care site. Any products that have changed, and finally any products that are on special offer and ready for you to snap up. This month we're focusing on a wood filler, line marking paint and a handy tool for measuring. Resin Wood Filler (2 part)  A 2 component resin filler for filling large holes or gaps in wooden flooring, can be sanded and finished in the usual way. Pallmann Sports Colour Line...

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The Eco Revolution

Posted by Terry Guilford on

I recall about 10 years ago it was predicted that eco products would grow to be BIG. By 2019, it has certainly proved to be the case. In our industry, products frequently enter the market- and in my opinion, this is good. Yet, in today’s blog, before we go into WHAT is available, we need to examine WHY it is important. WHY it is important I am going to break the “why” into two sections the first section is taken from a personal perspective and the second from a world perspective. My Perspective When I started floor sanding in Ireland...

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How to Select a Wood Floor Finish

Posted by Terry Guilford on

The marketplace for wood floor finishes is hotting up, with the amount of wood flooring going down in this country everyday on a massive upward curve. The UK is seen as a target market for growth by all wood floor finish manufacturers and this can be a good thing for end users. You will notice I said, “can be” and not “is”, why did I say that? The answer is simple when you buy anything you should adopt the “caveat emptor” principle or “buyer beware” for those whose parents’ incomes didn’t stretch to private schooling (mine didn’t either but I...

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