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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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Machine Maintenance and Cleaning - Keeping your Machine in Top Shape

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Machine Maintenance and Cleaning - Keeping your Machine in Top Shape

Regular maintenance and cleaning of your machines is essential for any business. It is shown from many of the machines we have coming in for their regular service or repair that this seems to be the main reason for them not performing to their true potential. The Pallmann range of floor sanding machinery are well-engineered machines. But like all machines, if they are kept clean, maintained, and looked after they will look after you. Here is a guide to the regular cleaning of your machines and what to look out for. Please be mindful that not all maintenance on these...

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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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Craig catches the running bug and raises money for charity!

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Craig catches the running bug and raises money for charity!

We're proud to support Craig, long-lasting floor sanding contractor our customer Art of Clean. Craig is passionate about wooden floors gives everything he does 100%. Including, the running he has recently completed all in aid of charity. When Pallmann wanted to do something for charity, they organised a run, cycle or walk event offering to sponsor £1 for every kilometre completed, to the Uzin Utz UK charity fund. Craig decided he wanted to get involved and so completed 6km over four days. But this was just the start of Craig's journey! Craig got increasingly involved in running and shortly after, he swiftly moved up to the Sixfold...

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