A good hardwood flooring cleaning should always happen before the material is recoated. Recoating is often considered to be the same thing as refinishing, but unlike refinishing, recoating removes no wood layers in the process.
The original finish is left in place, but you can change the texture, finish color, or simply reapply what you already have in place for a fresh, new look. Over time, wear and tear can cause a loss of finish that leaves you with dull flooring that appears uneven and dingy. Recoating helps bring them back to life.
You don’t have to have your entire floors recoated for this process to work. In some cases, this procedure is necessary to correct areas of high traffic, or to recoat the wood after repairs have been made.
Professionally cleaning a wood floor usually is a two step process. Using Intensive Floor Treatment, hard to clean oils and dirt is removed from the surface of the wood floor. Squeaky Cleaner is then used to neutralize any residual I.F.T. and prep it for any refinisher or recoating products. This process does not remove any of the original clear coat or texture of the wood floor.
Once a floor is cleaned, you can either freshen up the clear coat with Refinisher to remove fine surface wear or recoat the floor. Recoating helps remove heavy wear scratches to the finish and allows the client to choose what sheen they want to go back with as well as durability quality. As the quality of the finish is increased, the level of durability goes up as well to provide longer and lasting finish.
Refinisher is a quick drying product that does not have to be applied to the entire floor. When you recoat, the whole floor must be available. Furniture must be removed for 24 hours and rugs for at least 2 weeks. For large homes, this process allows us to do the home is sections so that all the furniture may not have to be moved at once.
Hardwood flooring recoating is much more practicable many times than refinishing. It allows engineered hardwoods, hand scraped, wire brushed, and other special types of finishes to be recoated and not damaged by a screening and recoating done by so many companies. So if you’re not trying to repair abuse and wear, this simpler procedure can save you a lot of time and money. To find out exactly which service you need for your wood floors, be sure to contact us
at your convenience.
When you need a company you can trust for your hardwood flooring cleaning and recoating, BPS Southeast is the company to call. Our showroom is conveniently located in Spindale, North Carolina, and we serve the areas of Asheville, NC; Spindale, NC; Hendersonville, NC; Columbus, NC; and Lake Lure, NC.
If you’re in those areas and need these services, our professionals are ready to serve you. With years of training and experience, you’ll know you’re in good hands right away. What’s more, once the job is completed, you’ll be able to call on us in the future, should you ever need additional services or cleanings.
Make your floor look like new by getting the scratches and wearing filled. Count on us to recoat your floor. Rest assured knowing we’re a Basic Coatings certified contractor. Basic Coatings can help remove tough polishes and cleaners.
You can choose to change the finishing of your floor to a matte look. This will reduce the scratches and make the color of the wood stand out. Contact BPS Southeast for all your wood cleaning and recoating needs.