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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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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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Why you Should Choose the Ultimate Matt finish

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Why you Should Choose the Ultimate Matt finish

Are you planning on refurbishing your room or have a customer looking to freshen up their floor? When it comes to choosing the finish of the flooring, it is always important to choose something that will match the overall theme of the room. In the flooring industry, trends often appear for what the modern home should like. As you know, the first thing that is seen is the floor! Matt finishing on wooden floors is becoming increasingly popular in homes. If you want a country-style room, it works well on wide plank floors with the surrounding look that has a rustic style. The...

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