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Sanding Timber Pool Decks

During Brisbane’s hot summers, timber decks around a pool offer a cool surface underfoot. Unfortunately, pool chemicals and extreme UV exposure can destroy the timber deck finish. In such a high moisture environment it is important to maintain a protective layer over the timber decking to avoid the costly process of replacing rotten or damaged

Timber Floor Board Replacement at Greenslopes House

This Greenslopes Queenslander in the southern suburb of Brisbane has a typical Hoop Pine floor, often found in this style of the house. Unfortunately, the wooden floor also has some of the issues that often accompany this softwood flooring. Queensland border is a common problem resulting in both structural and unsightly damage to the floor.

Floor Sanding and Polishing of Tasmanian Oak at Manly

Tasmanian Oak flooring is a commonly found timber used in contemporary housing. It is actually a combination of three Eucalypt species commonly found in Tasmania. Together they produce a blend of beautiful colors from pale cream to pink and reddish-brown. The natural color variation is a feature of this timber species. The attached photo shows

Floor Sanding & Polishing of Brushbox Timber Floors

Brushbox timber flooring is one of the commonly found hardwood timbers used in many homes around Brisbane. However due to its limited supply and the therefore high price it is not often installed in many new houses. Brushbox has long been sought after for its unique properties and aesthetic qualities. it has a fine, even

Floor Sanding using Whittle Wax

On occasions, Budget Floor Sanding is asked to use the Whittle Wax range of products to coat timber floors after the floor sanding process. Whittle wax is a hard wax oil and is colorless open-pored moisture regulating coating for wood. As a penetrating product, it provides a natural finish to the timber floor and when

Floor Sanding & Polishing at Cannon Hill

While modern polyurethanes are a hard-wearing timber floor finish, they do at some stage reach the end of their life. This was the case at a customer’s Cannon Hill home, whose polished wooden floors had been previously coated some twenty years prior. Fortunately, a polished timber floor can be returned to their former glory by

Floor Sanding and Polishing Machinery

Budget Floor Sanding recently had all of its floor sanding electrical machinery tested and tagged. This is a six-monthly requirement to comply with Brisbane’s Workplace Health and Safety rules. This process involves all machinery and electrical leads being tested to ensure that they are all operating safely. By going through this process every six months

Timber Deck Restoration at Hawthorne

A timber deck restoration was required in Hawthorne after the water-based deck finish deteriorated on a new decking installation. The new wooden veranda areas were part of a renovation project only completed last year. The builder had then finished the deck with a couple of coats of a water-based decking finish. Six months later the

Floor Sanding & Polishing at South Brisbane

During the school holiday period Budget Floor Sanding returned to Somerville House School to do some additional floor sanding and polishing. Typically this work always occurs during the holiday period when there are no students at the school to be disturbed. On this occasion, the floor refinishing work was done in three different areas. Old

Sanding and Staining a Hoop Pine Floor

Budget Floor Sanding Brisbane recently finished the polished floors at a large house in the suburb of Hamilton. This house had undergone a large renovation and new Hoop Pine timber flooring had been laid in a large extension off the rear of the house. The owners were keen to stain the new timber flooring to make

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