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The Trio Sanding Process

The Trio Sanding Process

We always pride ourselves on being at the forefront of everything that we do. The Lagler Trio Machine is a piece of equipment that many hardwood flooring companies do not use. Plus Hardwood Flooring offers the Trio at every single package price point because we believe that a floor done without this machine is simply not a very good looking floor. Read on to see what makes this machine so fantastic.

Plus Hardwood Flooring Saves The Day

Plus Hardwood Flooring Saves The Day

Sometimes, it's our job to come into a home and fix a problem that we didn't cause. This happens all the time because unfortunately, many professionals in the industry simply don't have the skills that they advertise. It always pains us to see a homeowner wasting their precious time with someone who clearly isn't a professional, but that's the way this industry works. Read on if you'd like to make sure that this doesn't happen to you.

Shallow Scratches, Deep Scratches, And Everything In Between

Shallow Scratches, Deep Scratches, And Everything In Between

Scratches can happen to nearly every hardwood floor. It is inevitable with even the hardest of hardwood floors. What many customers don't realize is that is a scratch is deep enough, the entire floor is going to have to be sanded down and refinished. This is a very long and expensive process, so naturally other solutions have become possible. Things like wood filler and buffing a floor can make it so that most scratches are not noticeable anymore. Read on to see if any of these solutions might interest you.

Tips For Sanding Previously Finished Floors

Many people know that floors can be sanded multiple times. However, there is a limit to how many times you can sand a floor before you need new wood. Sanding a floor one too many times can lead to splintering and cracking. The limit for 3/4-in. solid flooring is when the wood above the groove is near 3/32-in. after sanding. Read on to see what preparations anyone should take before they consider sanding their floors.

What Does Dustless Mean, Anyway?

A good hardwood floor installation company will focus on the details that others choose to ignore. An attention to detail is something that every customer gets with Plus Hardwood Flooring. Our refinishing and installation processes are designed to reduce the amount of sawdust that makes its way into the air that our clients breathe. We’d like to go into why it’s important to choose a hardwood flooring company that uses a “dustless” system.

What Grit Should My Sandpaper Be?

Our customers tend to have similar reactions to certain things we show them. It has to do with a lot of common misconceptions floating across the internet when people are looking for tips pertaining to hardwood floor refinishing. It is essential to know what sandpaper grit to start with when you begin to sand your floors. Read further to see what grit is best for your next project.

Drum Sanders vs Orbital Sanders

Our customers always have great questions for us. A common question is, “What’s the difference between a drum sander and an orbital sander?”. The two are very different machines good for accomplishing different tasks, but are often used inappropriately by amateurs. We’ve come across countless instances on DIY forums where people are simply using the wrong tool for the job.