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Restoring Vinyl Flooring County Durham

By On March 22, 2016 No Comments

Luxury Vinyl Flooring is manufactured by a number of major suppliers and some of the most popular names you will see in the Luxury Flooring market place are the Amtico Flooring, Karndean Vinyl floors, Polyfloor, IVC and Armstrong flooring.

All have beautiful types of warm and easy to look after vinyl and other types of hard wearing materials. The very nature of Luxury Vinyl Flooring allows for the customer to help create something very special in their homes or work place.

Some of the ranges are so well designed that they really do look like the material they are trying to mirror whether the client is looking for a Ceramic, Timber or Stone finish, there is a design available to appeal to almost every ones taste.

Amtico Flooring County DurhamAs well as some uniquely individual feature designs. The surfaces often come with stunning embedded texturing to bring a very real authenticity to the space they enhance!

The various designs are available in tile or strip depending on which effect you are aiming to create. Technically these products are brilliant, as they are made up of various layers of material including photographs of real natural surfaces. This is combined with the fact that they give excellent value for money by the way the Amtico flooring holds up very well to the rigours of every day life, whilst helping create a fabulous form of floor art!

At Absolutely Floor Restore we know so well the benefits of Luxury Vinyl Flooring that we would recommend anyone seriously consider using this type of floor covering with just a few of the benefits being, warm, sound proofed and easier to maintain. All round great options.

We also know that from time to time these Vinyl floors need a little extra help to strip away years of traffic film, soiling and old maintenance coatings to help to allow the beautiful designs to shine proudly again.

We have an experienced dedicated workforce that can help to restore your beautiful floors to their former glory and to enhance our service to you we give you the knowledge of the Easiest, Best & Quickest way to look after your floors after restoration to help keep them looking beautiful for longer and save on expensive replacement costs too!


Floor Sanding Services – Wood Flooring Information

By On February 23, 2016 No Comments

Wood floors compliment so many settings and this can range from aged oak floors in a traditional home to pristine hardwood floors in modern properties. One common factor is that, once worn, they will need to be restored by a floor sanding specialist.

If you are sat reading this and looking down at your tired-looking wooden floor, wondering if it would be possible to bring it back to life? Find out more information here:

What are some of the myths about floor sanding that need to be clarified?

Myth 1: Sanding wood floors creates a lot of mess and dust

Floor Sander DurhamThis couldn’t be further from the truth. Modern improvements has meant that the technology of dust free floor sanding has surpassed many expectations. This has virtually eliminated the creation of dust particles that once plagued the traditional method.

It is also up to the individual company to ensure that mess is kept to an absolute minimum. We treat our client’s properties with respect; this means that the area is fully protected and care is taken during the process of sanding the floors.

Myth 2: Wood floor sanding can only be afforded by the rich

Floor Sander MiddlesboroughWhilst technologies have advanced, so has demand. Floor sanding as a process has come on leaps and bounds and this has meant that we are able to offer competitive, cost-effective quotations to complete the work. With advanced equipment and improved products, the process has become faster, more efficient and therefore affordable for many budgets.

So what are the different elements that need to be considered prior to sanding wooden floors? We will identify the type of wood, the environment that it is laid in and the finish that is required by any particular client. This information then enables us to offer information and advice that will benefit the project.

If you would like to find out more about how floor sanders can transform your floors to like new, call today on 0808 118 5747.

Facts You Need To Know About Amtico Flooring

By On January 18, 2016 No Comments

An Amtico floor is designed to recreate the appearance of other flooring types. As a vinyl-based product, it is available in varying styles, textures and colours.

Popular selections include those that emulate wood flooring and stone tiles; this produces and incredibly realistic finish that is exceptionally durable and long-lasting.

This is one of the main benefits of Amtico flooring; this, alongside the fact that it offers style and cost-effectiveness has propelled it to be one of the most sought after flooring choices in recent years.

What Other Benefits Do Amtico Floors Offer?

  • Amtico Floor NewcastleIt is straightforward to install
  • Routine maintenance is relatively low
  • It is well-suited to domestic and commercial settings
  • It can be fully restored if, over time, it becomes worn and dull

We have devised a tailored service to restore Amtico to its like-new condition. This offers a provision that helps to avoid the unnecessary cost of replacement.

We have invested heavily in excelling in this particular field. We have built up a local reputation for restoring this floor type with unimaginable transformations.

An important part of the restoration process is the floor finishing. Amtico floor dressing is applied to enhance the look of the floor and to offer enhanced protection against liquid spills and possible abrasions.

An in-depth survey of the floor is required as;

  • If a client solely needs us to clean the floor, it is important not to strip back the dressing
  • If the floor needs re-dressing, Amtico dressing remover will be required
  • As part of the full restoration process, heavy build-up of old dressing layers will be removed. This offers a stripped surface that can be re-dressed to offer optimum protection

The above information provides an insight into the fascinating world of Amtico restoration. If you would like to arrange a quotation please call today on 0808 118 5747.

How To Clean Grout Durham

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Cleaning Quarry Tiles Durham City

By On October 12, 2015 No Comments

Quarry tiles are a well-known and popular tile choice; they are a very durable natural stone. In times gone by they have been used in many industrial settings but their use has also been widespread within homes around the UK.

Natural Stone Durham Quarry Floors Co DurhamThe way in which quarry floor tiles are manufactured offers testament to their density and therefore suitability to high usage areas of homes and businesses.

This strength means that this tile type will be resistant to scratching and general wear.

One of the most fascinating elements of stone restoration is the fact that tiled floors can be hidden under other floor coverings for many years and when uncovered can be restored to a brilliant finish.

Cleaning Quarry Tiles Durham Stone TIles County DurhamThe images show a quarry tile cleaning job that we completed in Durham City. The quarry floor was in the basement of a 200 year old college building.

Our client was contemplating refurbishment and had lifted an old carpet to reveal what looked like it may be an interesting old quarry tiled floor.

We started to strip back all of the carpet glue and other coverings that were hiding the beautiful tiles. Once fully stripped we started to install protection seals.

Stone Flooring Durham Quarry Tiles County DurhamThe end result was astonishing considering how deteriorated the stone flooring looked on our initial survey. The old carpet glue, years of residue and paint had all been successfully removed.

Our client was delighted with the result and asked us to look at another three floors which needed restoration.

To restore a stone floor that clearly has such an exceptional history is extremely rewarding; it is respectful to the buildings heritage and offers an attractive and classic floor that will remain looking great for many more years to come.

If you would like to enquire about quarry tile restoration please call us today on 0808 118 5747; we will arrange a no obligation survey at a time convenient for you.