This Oak Herringbone parquet needed many repairs before any sanding was to take place.
All loose blocks had to be lifted scraped and stuck, poor repairs that had be done over the years were removed and new border work was cut to perfection. once all the repairs had been done we invited David(Our customer) to walk around check to make sure all the repairs he wanted were carried out before any sanding would be started. The repairs, sanding and sealing of this parquet floor took 3.5 days in total and was finished with Bona Traffic HD Extra matt lacquer.
Herringbone pine parquet wood/timber floor sanding. parquet repairs, the old concrete halve was removed which was then screeded with a speacial fast drying levelling compound to create a new flat surface to sick the reclaimed parquet flooring that we sourced from an old school...perfect match!. After all the repairs had been finished we Sanded, filled and finished the area a prime classic followed by two coats of Bona Mega lacquer extra matt lacquer. This floor was 2.5 days work
These reclaimed parquet pine blocks were supplied by a customer who had purchesed an old school and were in the process of renovating/extending the building. having reclaimed the blocks from an old school we cleaned all the bitumen off and re-installed them. They were very uneven and it did required a very tough sanding, as you can see from the pictures below it was completely worth the man hours. This floor was finished with Bona clasic followed by two coats of Bona Taffc HD with the floor buffed between coats. This job look 7 days to complete.
This 1960's parquet floor not only had lots of repairs it had been stained a colour that the home owner did'nt like. We advised that we could sort all the repairs by removing some blocks from an old cupboard so they would match the rest.
Sanding a patch of the floor allowed us to apply some samples making sure we could achieve the lighter more neutral colour - the choice was Bona Natural.
These old oak blocks were very thin and uneven probably from the decades of abuse from families and dinner parties. Luckily for this floor our specialist teams and sanding machines were able to bring it back to life only removing the bare minimum from the surface. We opted for Bona Traffic HD giving the toughest finished making it tough and protected for years to come.