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Posted on August 14, 2023
In the heart of North America, the gentle whisper of the maple tree has crafted its signature into the homes of many, a grace that even the dwellers of the British Isles have not remained immune to. Its palette tells stories of landscapes: a base note of creamy hues, rising and falling from pure white to gentle browns kissed by the setting sun’s orange. The grain, subtle and intricate, dances in a rhythm only nature can choreograph, making the maples embrace a refined choice for spaces we call home.
When speaking of resilience, maple is no silent contender. With a Janka rating touching 1450, it stands firm, a sentinel more than a mere 10% sturdier than the red oak — that oft-cited bastion of hardwood standards. This strength is not just in its resistance to wear but in the maple’s ability to hold its form, even in the shifting tales of time and weather.
Yet, no matter how grand, every element in nature bears its vulnerabilities. Maple’s canvas, while exquisite, is temperamental when meeting stains. Like parched land that drinks rain inconsistently, the wood might absorb inconsistently, sometimes leading to a tapestry of uneven tones. Therefore, true connoisseurs leave it untouched, sheathed only in a translucent coat. Climbing such a marvel in any dye would be akin to shrouding a masterpiece. Why would one wish to mask the splendor nature took ages to craft?
Should you find, your heart pulled to the allure of sanded maple, tread lightly and seek the wisdom of artisans, perhaps a seasoned floor sanding firm in London. The spirit of maple, while forgiving, reveals scars if not treated with the respect and expertise it deserves. And in the hands of a master, the wood’s tales unfold, unmarred by the blemishes of hurried work.
We provide virtually dust-free sanding with our continuous belt machinery with mobile extraction units, giving you a safer environment for your family.
This organic finish not only adds beauty to your home but also has exceptional water-repellent characteristics, making it easier to clean and maintain.
This natural floor finish offers the softest and most mellow appearance – and leaves your floor able to breath.
Using soft buffing machines (and hand-polishing where required) will bring a wonderful sheen to your newly-finished floor.
We offer a full assessment of your wooden floors to determine what repairs are needed to provide the perfect working surface for the later stages of sanding, staining and sealing.
We offer a comprehensive restoration process designed to address floors that are improperly fitted or damaged over time through wear and tear.
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