News — Floor Sanding

Wood Floor Trends in 2019

Posted by Terry Guilford on

Normally when it is time to write a blog I trawl the inner depths of my mind (not a good place to go) looking for inspiration on what to talk about, but this month my muse has been given not just a gentle prompt, but, to be honest a decent sized kick. First let me explain how this has happened. Mainly my role in life (other than providing for my adoring family) is to train people in floor sanding and to supply machines and finishes to enable them to achieve a high standard of work. Generally, on a day to...

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT - Cubitron Sanding belts

Posted by Terry Guilford on

Do you want to work faster without compromising quality? The Cubitron Sanding belt last up to 4 times longer than a Zirconia belt and cuts twice as fast, they even outperform normal Ceramic belts by lasting twice as long. In addition the Cubitron belt leaves a better finish than an Aluminium Oxide, Zirconia or Ceramics. The semi open coated structure resists clogging and is part of the reason for the increased speed of cutting. One pass with 36 grit is all that is usually required to remove an old finish and level the floor, follow this up with 60 grit...

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Important Easter Delivery Information

Posted by Terry Guilford on

Please note orders must be placed by 4.30pm on Thursday 18th April for Tuesday 23rd April delivery. Any orders placed after this time will be processed on Wednesday 24th April. Could we kindly request that all Easter orders are placed well in advance to ensure we meet your delivery expectations.For all delivery enquiries please call our Customer Services team on 07789 437363. If we don't speak to you before, we'd like to take this opportunity to wish you a peaceful Easter filled with downtime and chocolate eggs.  Best Wishes Terry Ultimate Floor Care 

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My time in floor care

Posted by Terry Guilford on

It is coming up for 30 years since I took the plunge and invested in a carpet cleaning business in Ireland, using the well proven franchise route. Having run another sales-based franchise in the UK I knew that just selling things wasn’t for me, I really wanted to work with my hands, solve peoples’ problems and bask in not only the financial reward but in the less tangible but immensely satisfying reward of customer satisfaction. Although my time cleaning carpets was only marginally longer than that selling tools, what both franchises taught me was that the key to success was...

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Protecting against dreaded dust

Posted by Terry Guilford on

I get asked many questions about floor sanding but recently I was consulted about the dangers of sanding a particular type of timber floor. The client whose floor it was had mentioned to the contractor that the wood in question was known to cause health issues when sanded. There was no mention of what her specific issues where but of course whenever there is concern expressed about any form of dust in a health context the natural assumption is that we are talking about respiration issues and possible long term lung damage. However whilst most people are aware of these problems they are usually less aware of some of the other possibilities.

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