Are solid wood floors the right option for you?

solid oak wood floors

So, it’s come to that time when you’re considering new floors for your home, and you don’t know what to choose. There are plenty of options out there from tile to vinyl to solid wood floors. It all depends on your preferences and lifestyle, button course our personal favourite is solid woo flooring just for […]

Floor Sanding V’s Floor Buffing

hardwood buffer machine

Thinking of buffing or sanding your hardwood floor? Let us  help you differentiate between the two and decide which one works best for you. Most commonly, wood floor refers to any product resulting from timber that is specifically used for flooring. It can be either structural or aesthetic. Flooring structures made from wood arrive from […]

Installing Solid Indian Rosewood Herringbone in Kildare

indian rosewood flooring

Marie from Kildare contacted us last August in relation to getting a quote to install a new floor in her living room. We scheduled her for an appointment to meet our senior carpenter Jason. Jason measured Marie’s living room, discussed a few options with her and gave her a detailed quote at the ens of […]

What does Water Popping mean?

water popped wood floor

Water popping or grain-popping consists of introducing clean water to an unfinished wood surface to open or “pop” the smooth and closed wood grain. Wood, by its nature, is hygroscopic and absorbs water. The science behind water-popping is simple. Since wood is a hygroscopic material, it responds to the addition of moisture by opening the grain. […]

How to Know When Your Wood Floor Needs Sanding & Refinishing

worn wooden floor

There are some great ways to tell if your floor needs sanding and refinishing. The first thing you need to do is check an area of the floor that gets the most traffic – hallways in general get the most traffic. Pour a very small amount of water onto the section of the wood you […]

How to Remove Scratches & Watermarks from Wood Floors


With time passing, most wood floors can become prone to problems. For instance, wood floors are most likely to be scratched than any other type of floors. These can range from minor surface imperfections to serious structural problems, either or, both can be unsightly. Here is what we can be done to repair this surface […]

Floor Restoration, Standing and Staining in Rathmichael


Laura contacted us two weeks ago with a query as part of a very exciting project that she was in the middle of undertaking. As part of their house renovations and improvements Laura wanted to get her floors revitalised and brought back to life. After scrolling through our amazing google reviews Laura’s mind was made […]

Pub Floor Restoration in Rathgar


Kieran contacted us last week with a very exciting floor restoration project that he is currently undertaking in a cosy Irish pub! With the hugely positive news in recent weeks with regards to the lifting of restrictions, Kieran and his team decided that they wanted to revitalise the pub and give it a bit of […]

Wood Floor Cleaning & Maintenance Steps

bona floor cleaner and mop

Clean wood floors are not hard to obtain, especially if you stay ahead of the game. Put down door mats, leave dirty boots and shoes at the door, sweep, dry-mop, or vacuum often, and when the floor looks dull, get into all the nooks and corners with a damp mop and a neutral solution. Wood […]

Floor Restoration, Sanding & Staining – Case Study

Floor sanded, stained and varnished

Peter in Dublin called us in October looking for us to assist him with an exciting restoration project he was undertaking on his house over the following few months. We firstly had a very enjoyable chat with Peter over the phone to get to know him and importantly begin to understand what it was he wanted to achieve […]