Posted on August 6, 2023
Floor Sanding Services News
In the verdant expanses of the United Kingdom, there lies a tale of wood and whiskey, of history entwined with innovation. For there are those who see beauty and potential in forgotten timbers, in the salvaged wood that once held within its grains the amber essence of Scotch whiskey. Such reclaimed wood, bathed in stories and the passage of time, is not just a relic of the past; it is a testament to aesthetic charm and a symbol of times gone by.
It was the custodians of Scotch, those dedicated to the golden brew, who first envisioned a destiny for old whiskey barrels beyond just decay or the unforgiving embrace of a landfill. And in that quest for sustainability, an astute engineer emerged, melding the past with the present, unveiling the whiskey barrel wood flooring.
The heart of these barrels is robust oak, now showcased with its authentic markings decorating the floors like inked memories. The dimensions of each plank, shaped by the type of barrel, speak of its history, requiring a mere adhesive to secure its place in contemporary abodes. As for the financial value of such a rich tapestry of history, it is anchored by McKay Flooring Ltd, with a current rate hovering around £199 for every square metre.
For those who wonder if a whisper of whiskey still lingers in this wood, the artisans at McKay suggest a subtle dance of oak and whiskey notes. But, as with many tales of old, perhaps it’s best to approach this aromatic claim with a playful skepticism, much like taking a folklore with a grain of salt.
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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