How to sand wood flooring project
Hardwood or fiberboard core and hardwood surface veneer.reconstituted veneer wood flooring board manufacturing. They look like real hardwood installation is not easy separation and movement than solid wood, laminate flooring veneer thin, ranging from 1/32 to 3/16 inches. When the time to repair, you can not sand off the surface, you can use real wood, or you might end up sanding through the veneer, so it is best to use the orbital sander. This may require a longer period of time, but it will save you from expensive and time-consuming accident.
1 around the perimeter of the room baseboards with a pry bar and set them aside.
2, high-quality hardwood floor cleaner to clean the floor. This will clear the dirt and old wax can clog the sandpaper. Mixed with a solution of warm water floor cleaner and wiping the floor, and then let the floor dry completely before proceeding.
Three separate room from the rest of the house hanging on the door on the plastic sheet. Turn off the central air conditioning system, sanding dust does not get the other parts of the house, pull through it, and pollution.
Suitable for coarse sandpaper, sand the floor the floor sanding track, the edge in the central and efforts. To keep the Thunder move, in one place, the sand, dyed veneer only to wait until all the old finish disappear. 50 sandpaper and regular checks. If you find that it clogs, or that the paint does not fall off, change the 36 grit. 36 sanding, be careful. It will wear rapidly on the surface.
5 equipped with a floor sander with sandpaper sand in the corners and along, you use the edge of a hand orbital sander. Using floor scraper from the corner, you can not reach the finish and Thunder. Pull your scraper to remove completed, but do not let a corner of the scraper to dig into the wood too far. Touch of your hand-polished scratch area.
6 vacuum the floor, and then under a fine sandpaper to sand it. 36 sandpaper starts to move up to 50 grit if you start with 50 - grit, move to 80 grit. This will remove the polish from the previous pass trademarks. The next higher grade (80 grit or 100 grit) the vacuum and repeat. Sander's final hurdle should be 100 sandpaper, so you make a pass, if you start with 36 - grit.
7 Engineered veneer vacuum the floor again, then wipe with a damp cloth to remove dust in the gap between the wood and the Parliament proposed. Finally, staining and repair floor.