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Bitumen on Pine Floors

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Bitumen on Pine Floors
Want to know how to effectively remove tar, bitumen, thinset, adhesive or acrylic seal build up from  a pine floor? Read more here.

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Abrasives. What to use and when to use it.

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Abrasives. What to use and when to use it.

One of the most essential things to bear in mind when you are sanding the floor is the choice of abrasives. Whether it’s for your belt sander or your rotary machine, it is important to not only choose the right grit. But to select the correct grit material. Essentially what you are doing is scratching the floor. The aim of the game is to prepare the floor to a point where the grain is open enough for a finish to be applied, but the wood appears smooth. So, where do you start? Your first sanding cut is the course cut...

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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. We come to you today with a product that ensures the best possible air quality coming from your Wooden floor. The simple fact of having a wooden floor increases the air quality in a home. Where this can be increased is the finish that is applied to the wooden floor. With clients not fully aware of the VOC and other emissions that are released into the air from a floor here is some information to give an understanding...

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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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