3 things to consider when sanding your wood floor!

Is your wood floor looking old and tired?

Don’t worry! That can happen over time and with use. The beauty of solid wood floors is they can be sanded, refinished and brought back to life at a fraction of the cost of replacing your floor.

If you love your hardwood floor and want to preserve it for a long time, relax! You can always have your hardwood refinished.

Sanding your wood floor

Sanding your hardwood will make your wood floor shine like new, as if you have just been polished and installed yesterday.

Things you need to know if you are considering having your floors sanded. Look for a company that offers refinishing services now, has a good reputation and been in business a ling time.  Here are 3 factors to consider when having your hardwood floor resanded.

  • Mess
  • Thickness of the hardwood
  • Humidity


Refinishing a hardwood is a messy job. The process involves removing a thin layer of wood from the surface of your floor which will create a lot of sawdust. Then followed by applying stains and finishes, some of which can smell terrible. It can be an extensive project so you might consider leaving your home until the dust and the smell are all gone.

Jarrah solid wood flooring from D.I.Y Parquetry and Cork

Jarrah solid wood flooring from D.I.Y Parquetry and Cork

Thickness of the hardwood

You can refinish your hardwood many times over. However, take note that they are going to wear down eventually.


Think about the weather. In winter and on humid days, it might take longer for the stains to dry. This means that your home may be is inaccessible for a few more days.

3 things to consider when sanding your wood floor

As you can see there are many things to consider when you are thinking about having your wood floors refinished.Best to get some advice from a professional, that will make it easy for you.

D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring are your local professional flooring experts, we lay floors, resand floor and repair floors and have done it for years. Give D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring a call to discuss all your flooring needs.