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Art of Clean put the Diamabrush Grit brush to the test

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Art of Clean put the Diamabrush Grit brush to the test

Brandon from Art of clean was presented with the challenge of stripping an existing sealer from an aged sandstone floor. Here at Ultimate Floor Care we recommended using the black Diamabrush Grit scrub brush at 80 grit and the results are Dark to light.  Art of Clean is a floor restoration Company based on the outskirts of Cambridge that prides itself on customer service experience and results. They offer carpet and upholstery cleaning, stone and wood floor restoration, and rug cleaning with their very impressive rug cleaning and repair plant. Brandon, the stone floor specialist at Art of Clean was...

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How to create an eco-friendly matt finish on your floor

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How to create an eco-friendly matt finish on your floor

With today's focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly products, its good to have an awareness of the waterborne finishes that are available. The Pall X Zero Lacquer is a water-based VOC-free (Volatile Organic Compounds) finish that gives a special-matt appearance. It’s the only Lacquer that offers this finish sheen. Predominantly used on commercial floors due to its high mechanical and chemical wear resistance it can also be used on residential where there are high levels of foot traffic. It is the strongest lacquer from the Pall-X range making it the go-to finish for a floor that will see heavy use....

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Why you should always use a primer on wooden floors

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Why you should always use a primer on wooden floors

When you are finishing off a freshly sanded floor, having spent all that time going through the grit changes and taking care of sanding the edges and corners, the last thing you may want to think about is applying primers and finishes. But primers make all the difference! Here, we give the reason why you should go to the extra length of applying a primer when you are lacquering a floor. The first question to ask is what category the floor fits into. Is it soft, hard, exotic? The answer to this question will influence the what sort of primer you...

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Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold: What, Where and How!

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Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold: What, Where and How!

  The Pallmann Pall- X 98 Gold is a water-based two component wood floor lacquer, for heavy wear wood flooring. In this blog, we explore what goes into the product, the careful steps that are taken by the manufacturers to make the product, and the process to take when using these finishes and equipment.     When to use Pall-X 98 Let’s start with what it is and where it can be used. Over the years Pallmann has worked tirelessly to perfect and develop its floor finishes. Pallmann 98 gold was created for the commercial market for use in hard-wearing areas like schools,...

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Recoating your wooden floors without sanding

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Recoating your wooden floors without sanding

The Pall-x 350 bonding agent has been brought onto the market by Pallmann, to make life easier for Floor Sanding contractors. A floor can now be finished without the need for sanding. The product can be used as a part of your arsenal of tackling the refinishing of old or new wooden floors. This product can be used instead of having to completely sand off the finish on a floor that is in good condition, i.e. has no dents, marks, or deep scratches. Our experts at Ultimate Floor Care have broken down the benefits, applications, and usage of the new product....

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