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Why you need to add repairs to your floor sanding business

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Why you need to add repairs to your floor sanding business

When you offer wood floor sanding as a service you will come across wooden floors in all different states and conditions. Of course, the aim for you is to offer your service of sanding and refinishing the floor but some floors may need a little more than that. I am referring to minor repair work. The question I am wanting to answer in this blog is where do you draw the line in terms of repairs to wooden floors and yet avoid losing your customer? How far you are willing to go to satisfy your customer? Simply let the client...

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What can I use to cover my wooden floor after it has been finished?

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What can I use to cover my wooden floor after it has been finished?

Once you have sanded and finished a wooden floor with either lacquer or oil, there are some cases where other trades may need to come in to complete other works or repairs. Usually, we like to put in place the idea that the floor sander/finisher should be the last trade-in to finish if a property is being renovated. Giving you a whole floor to work with after any other work that is needed is completed. This stops any other trades that may not understand that once you get to a certain point in the sanding and sealing process that no...

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What Fillers can I use for wooden floors?

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What Fillers can I use for wooden floors?

There are many reasons and advantages to using fillers on wooden floors, other than the visual effect from the client’s perspective that can make a great difference. Its primary use is to stop products that are being applied to the floor from getting in between boards to reduce losing product and avoid future issues like side bonding.  In the case of Pallmann Magic oil and Magic Oil Ergo, side bonding will not occur but the product only cures when it is thin and in contact with air, so if the filler is not used, it remains liquid which can cause other...

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The raw look on your wooden floor

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The raw look on your wooden floor

Do you want to offer your customer the sanded look to their wooden floor with a seal? The unfinished raw wood floor look? Luckily there is something on the market that can help you make that possible with the Pallmann Pall-X pure floor lacquer. It’s a water-based 2-component coating system that creates that special matt finish and the so-call raw wood effect. Pallmann Pall X Pure Wooden Floor Lacquer Being a topical coat (Lacquer) rather than an impregnating coat (Oil) you will need to use a primer with it, in the past contractors have found that using a primer like...

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Cleaning and Maintaining your Wooden floor with Pallmann Products

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Cleaning and Maintaining your Wooden floor with Pallmann Products

When it comes to sanding and finishing a wooden floor, it doesn't stop after the finish is applied. Whether you use lacquer or oil, it is all about educating clients on how to care for and maintain their floor to ensure it lives a long life, protects the floor, and looks as impressive as it was when it was new.  Here is a breakdown of the products that are available for aftercare and general cleaning and will cover:  Products for a lacquered wood floor. Products for an oiled wood floor. Links to our complete Care and Maintenance guides. So, without...

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