Services

What to expect with MJS Floorsanding

  • A thorough explanation of the work to be carried out at the time of quote
  • A comprehensive quote detailing all work to be carried out
  • Expert sanding
  • Top of the line coatings in your choice of either 2pac Polyurethane or Water based finishes
  • Nail holes, knot holes and gaps at the end of boards to be filled with the appropriate filler
  • A coating that will provide many years of beauty to your home

What we can do for you

  • Brisbane timber floor repairs
  • Deck restoration
  • Wood floors for new homes
  • Restoration and renovations of existing homes, apartments, clubs and businesses.
  • Schools (i.e. halls, dance floors, gyms, basketball courts)
  • Wooden Staircases
  • Commercial floors for Brisbane businesses, including bars, cafes, restaurants and offices.
  • Outdoor timber decking, patios and pool decks.

We sand and polish or stain:

  • Floors
  • Sports Floors and Halls
  • Decks
  • Stairs
    • New or Old

Rip up of old carpet and/or vinyl can be arranged at request and at an added fee for takeaway of all old materials.

Products we use

  • Urethane Coatings
  • Loba Australia
  • Sikkens
  • Intergrain
  • Wattyl
  • Feast Watson
  • …and many more on request or by advice for what your flooring needs.

Timber Floor Finishes

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.