News — Wooden floor

Applying White Wood Floor Finishes in the Current Climate

Posted by Terry Guilford on

I don't think anyone can dispute that the climate is changing. You may argue about why, but the facts are it IS changing. We all know about its impact on our lives with increased flooding and heatwaves, but what about the impact on our chosen floor finish, not important? Like everything in life, if you are the one affected, it is essential. So, let's quickly recap on past blogs; the world has gone over to low solvent finishes because of the impact that solvents have had on the ozone layer and, thereby, our climate. As with many things, there is...

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Featured Products of the month - October 2019

Posted by Terry Guilford on

Each month we'll keep you up to date with any new products that have been added to the Ultimate Floor Care site. Any products that have changed, and finally any products that are on special offer and ready for you to snap up. This month, we’re pleased to announce we now have a range of Stontex products in stock. Stontex products are supplied by Stonetec Distribution Ltd, a company specialising in protecting and restoring natural stone, tile, brick and concrete. Stontex products are predominantly for sealing, cleaning and restoring these materials. Whether it is removing substances, such as mould or...

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Featured Products of the month

Posted by Terry Guilford on

Welcome to our featured products of the month. Each month we'll keep you up to date with any new products that have been added to the Ultimate Floor Care site. Any products that have changed, and finally any products that are on special offer and ready for you to snap up. This month we're focusing on a wood filler, line marking paint and a handy tool for measuring. Resin Wood Filler (2 part)  A 2 component resin filler for filling large holes or gaps in wooden flooring, can be sanded and finished in the usual way. Pallmann Sports Colour Line...

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The Eco Revolution

Posted by Terry Guilford on

I recall about 10 years ago it was predicted that eco products would grow to be BIG. By 2019, it has certainly proved to be the case. In our industry, products frequently enter the market- and in my opinion, this is good. Yet, in today’s blog, before we go into WHAT is available, we need to examine WHY it is important. WHY it is important I am going to break the “why” into two sections the first section is taken from a personal perspective and the second from a world perspective. My Perspective When I started floor sanding in Ireland...

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How to Select a Wood Floor Finish

Posted by Terry Guilford on

The marketplace for wood floor finishes is hotting up, with the amount of wood flooring going down in this country everyday on a massive upward curve. The UK is seen as a target market for growth by all wood floor finish manufacturers and this can be a good thing for end users. You will notice I said, “can be” and not “is”, why did I say that? The answer is simple when you buy anything you should adopt the “caveat emptor” principle or “buyer beware” for those whose parents’ incomes didn’t stretch to private schooling (mine didn’t either but I...

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