Basildon Park is a splendid Palladian mansion that suffered depredations through its service during the second world war (though in a good cause).
Your wooden floors may not have suffered such damage - although wear is an inevitable part of their life. Yet they may be shabby or marked. What to do now? Leave them be or bring them back to life?
The answer lies with the specialists In repair and restoration..
The Reading Floor Sanding Specialists!
You’ll get the complete service on any kind of floor:
- hardwood or engineered boards to parquet blocks.
What we’ll do:
- repair and replace old or damaged timber;
- sand away old sealant and paint to bare wood;
- stain for a fresh look to match your decor;
- reseal for protection and beauty
- with natural oil, hard wax or lacquer.
Using only the highest quality products:
- for a floor to last longer and keep its good looks.
And with 99% dust free sanding:
- to ensure minimal mess and disruption.
So contact us today for your FREE assessment
The Reading Floor Sanding Experts
The house was built in 1771 by John Carr (noted northern architect of Harewood House and Buxton Crescent) for Francis Sykes - who had made his fortune with the East India Company.
His family lived there until 1838; it served as a convalescent hospital during the Great War; became a training base for D-Day soldiers - and finally a prisoner of war camp.
All this occupancy left it in a sorry state, until Lord and Lady Iliffe took it over in 1952. They embarked on a thorough restoration - throwing many a good party in the process.
Since its donation to the National Trust in 1978, visitors can enjoy the neo-classical hall, the staircase hall and first floor gallery. Along with the sensation of luxurious comfort, many antique furnishings and paintings are on view, including work by Graham Sutherland.
Its below stairs atmosphere survives in the 1950s kitchen. There’s no surprise that Basildon has proved a popular period film venue, starring in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘Downton Abbey’.
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Top 4 advantages of sanding wood flooring
It’s easy to stay on the fence when considering floor sanding for your home. After all, getting the job done can cause some disruption through the house due to having to move furniture in and out of rooms. However, there are many advantages to refinishing or sanding your wood floors. Here are some of the main reasons you should jump off that fence.
If your wood floor is damaged because the kids are little heavy handed (or footed), wood wood floor scratch repair could be just what you need to get your flooring looking
as good as new. Not only will the sanding ensure old damage is gone, but it will
also give your floor a form of protection against any potential future damage. A
wooden floor is much more durable when it’s been sanded.
It isn’t always easy to keep wooden floors clean. Although they’re much easier to
manage than carpet, wooden floors can still stain, and dirt and dust can creep into the crevices. One of the main advantages to sanding your wooden floor is a smooth and level surface. If you haven’t got dents or scratches in your flooring, there’s nowhere for dust and dirt to gather. It’s especially useful if there are asthmatics in the family who are triggered by dust.
If you plan on selling your house at any point in the future, refinishing or sanding your wood
could be an investment, rather than a purchase. Appearances are everything when it comes
to selling a home and having flooring that gives your property the wow factor could be what
tips the scale for future buyers.
Go for colour
Modern design has more emphasis on flooring than ever before. In fact, more people are
choosing to stain or paint their flooring because of the wonderful variety of colours available.
But, just like painting the walls, it’s nice to have a change in colour once in a while. Sanding
your floors gives you the opportunity to switch colours when you want to.
So, instead of replacing your floor entirely, why not look into floor sanding services instead? You’ve got nothing to lose!