We know that all properties are different, so is the flooring in it does vary too. Although there are few main types of wooden flooring which are typical for the property period. The good news is that our company specialises in flooring renovation and restoration service in all types of wooden flooring. As mentioned earlier, gap filling is standard procedure, when it comes to professional floor sanding & re-finishing. We at, Sanding Wood Flooring, are proud to be among the most prised flooring restoration companies in London, who offers professional gap filling service, of over two decades. Moreover, all of our team members are trained and experienced in dealing with gap filling of various types, considering the particular flooring needs.
With that said, standard practice, to gap fill ay minor gaps, cracks and nail holes is using of sawdust from the very same timber, mixed with resin. This technique is suitable for filling of small gaps up to 2-3mm. It is possible to fill in larger gaps too, however it may require the process to be repeated several times. When using sawdust from the very same timber it guarantees, perfectly matched colour.
Another gap filling techniques is filling of gaps between the floorboards, using pine slivers. As you may have guessed, this method is suitable to filling large gaps between the pine floorboards in order to improve the thermal insulation, as well as the aesthetics of your floor. When using gap filling with slivers, they are glued down between the boards and then even up with the flooring, during the floor sanding and polishing. This method also provides with maximum durability and longevity of the filler between the boards.