What we can do for you
We sand and polish or stain:
Rip up of old carpet and/or vinyl can be arranged at request and at an added fee for takeaway of all old materials.
|Oil Based Alkyds||Composite|
|Tung Oil||Linseed Oil Based Varnishes||Oil Modified Urethanes (OMU)||Urethane Oil/Alkyd ‘Tung Oil’|
|Less wear resistant finish requiring more frequent maintenance Unlikely to edge bond boards|
|6-24 hour drying by solvent evaporation Some tolerance to waxes Moderate to strong odour on application Avoid inhalation and contact|
|Matt to gloss levels Darkens with age|
|Generally ready for use 2-5 days from completion*|
|Solvent Based||Water Based|
|2 Pack Polyurethane||Single Pack Polyurethane (Moisture Cured)||Polyurethane/Acrylic||Polyurethane (Single and Two Pack)|
|High wear resistant finish May edge bond boards#. There is a reduced risk of edge bonding when applied over an appropriate sealer||Moderate to high wear resistant finishes Unlikely to edge bond boards# when applied over an appropriate sealer|
|1-4 hour drying by chemical reaction Not tolerant to waxes Strong odour on application Avoid inhalation and contact||2-4 hour drying by evaporation and reaction Not tolerant to waxes Minimal odour on application Avoid inhaling cross-linkers and hardeners|
|Matt to very high gloss levels Darkens with age||Matt to gloss levels Less darkening with age|
|Generally ready for use 2-3 days from completion *||Generally ready for use 2 days from completion *|
* Varies with weather conditions and product. Full curing may take a longer time.# Edge bonding relates to the finish acting as an adhesive and bonding board edges together. When board shrinkage occurs, this can result in a wide irregularly spaced gaps at board edges or splitting on boards.