In one way or another, we have been lured by the elegance of hardwood flooring in Santa Clarita and the assurance of long term splendor. However, even the finest of wines at some point turn sour, and so there will come a time when your hardwood flooring will likewise lose its luster.
Check the status of your hardwood flooring. Do you see ugly marks on your once stunning, spotless hardwood floor? Do not panic, buying new flooring is a drastic solution. It is expensive and oftentimes unnecessary. Take a closer look. If the scratches are light or maybe the top finish has just faded, you can fix this through hardwood floor refinishing. There are available products in the market that clean and fill small scratches and your hardwood flooring in Santa Clarita is restored.
Some homeowners turn to DIY methods for hardwood floor refinishing. The process involves sanding, screening, and staining. Sounds easy, but is actually a big job. There are lots of tasks involved before starting the project such as:
Clearing the area of all furniture, removing doors, and even taping vents, doorways, lightings, etc. with painter’s tape.
Renting a sander and buying protective gear like goggles, dust masks, gloves, kneepads, etc.
Diverting foot traffic inside the house during the project.
Checking your local fire regulations and with local solid waste department for disposal instructions.
Here are other important facts you need to know about hardwood floor refinishing:
Dust will be everywhere and you will be enduring the foul smell from the sealer, stain, and polyurethane.
Sanding takes three sessions using different types of sandpaper.
Drum sanders are tougher to handle and can cause potential marring.
You have to really know what you are doing or you will be doing more harm than good to your hardwood floor.
Without knowing it, you can be sanding away gorgeous grain patterns that took years to develop. Consider hiring a professional like SCV Floorsmith to do the job right. We have the knowledge, tools, and experience to get the job done right so that your floors are brought back to their original glory without damage. Contact SCV Floorsmith today to assist you on your hardwood flooring in Santa Clarita.