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Hardwood floor finishing London

Finishing gives texture, colour and durability to your floor

The finish of a hardwood floor is an important element of the floor design. Most floors are supplied pre- or semi-finished and sealed using hard wax oils and lacquers that give a natural look. 

Products are constantly being improved through technology. We keep abreast of the latest products or learn new techniques to improve the way we use them. For example, wetting a floor to raise the grain before applying a colour oil to give a richer, deeper colour. We can also mix colours into some of the lacquers can achieve stunning new effects.

We will provide you with samples of different colours, on your floor while we work. Once you have decided which one you like we will sand them off and apply the chosen colour.   For an extra cost, we can show the effects of colour mixes as samplers on the actual floor so you can make a choice in the context and natural light of the room.

In areas that are going to receive extra wear and tear, for example, the entrance to a showroom or store, the floor of a museum, a restaurant or a kitchen – anywhere that needs to keep its good looks, the choice of hardwood as well as the finish are especially important.

Our dust-free sanding machines remove surface grime and create a perfectly even floor.

Buffing smooths the wood surface to a beautiful silky finish.

Our powerful buffing machines have a clockwise-rotating base while the four sanding discs rotate anti-clockwise.

We use a special machine to apply the finishing hard wax oil so it penetrates the surface evenly. We can also tint the oil to render the exact colour you want.

Hardwood floor installation projects

SW6 – Private House
The staircase, a distinctive feature that greets you on entering the house.Settling down in Fulham Not unexpectedly, residential house prices in the London boroughs are taking a breather; sales are overall about 0.2 % down on a year ago. Three causes take the blame: Stamp Duty, tougher lending criteria and that pantomime villain, Brexit. Prime […]
Putney – Private House
At rest. A harmony of colours in the drawing room To carpet or not to carpet? That is the question. In the affluent area of South West London, there is evidence that the beauty of a hardwood floor is rising. One wonders what happened to wall-to-wall carpeting? Sales of carpets fell by almost 20% across […]
Fulham – Private House
Fulham’s Dramatic Transformation Fulham’s transition from an area of industry to one of London’s most sought-after residential communities was dramatic. Since the late 19thcentury, the borough was host to such names as De Havilland, Rolls Royce, Kodak and Shell-Mex; its many industries included breweries, distilleries, potteries and hundreds of small manufacturing companies. Rows of terraces […]
Ewell Restoration – Private House
Before After Hover or slide from left to right to see before and after! Click the images above to zoom in Once in a while we come across something intriguing. In the case of a house across the fields from Epsom Racecourse, we found some puzzles that we would like to share with our readers. […]
Wimbledon Tennis and West Ham – Olympic Stadium
West Ham Football Club The home of Lawn Tennis, Wimbledon It has been our privilege to have fitted floors in two of our nation’s greatest sports arenas: the Olympic Stadium, now The West Ham Stadium, and at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. Though this is a proud boast, we are prevented by contract […]
Offer Waterman – Art Gallery
Originally situated in Chelsea, Offer Waterman is a privately-owned art gallery now based in the heart of Mayfair. Works of art by some of the most illustrious artists of the 20th and 21st centuries have been exhibited on its walls. The building it now occupies was converted from the old showrooms of William Morris & Co by […]
Percy & Founders – Restaurant
Enter Percy & Founders, an up-market restaurant in Fitzrovia, London, and one is suffused in the warmth of Oak. It’s everywhere! The ceilings, floors, pillars and much of the furniture have the same fawn-coloured timber occasionally relieved by marble and other ceramics. Whilst the ceiling has parallels of plank, the floors contrast with over-sized parquet. […]
Jaeger LeCoultre – Bond St Showroom
The Jaeger-LeCoultre’s name is synonymous with precision. Hundreds of chronograph movements have, in their own way, made history since the company was awarded a gold medal at London’s Great Exhibition in 1851. Its most recent award has come from The Responsible Jewellery Council for its commitment to its ethical, social and environmental standards. And there […]
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