How Do You Repair Hard Wood Floors?

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How Do You Repair Hard Wood Floors?

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Jack Evance

Hello! It depends on what exactly problem do you have. If you don’t have some special skills and experience I think better will be to hire professionals. If issue is small, you can do this by yourself, but you need special equipment and tools which you can buy even online. For example I recently bought cool heat gun, it is Wagner HT1000, very useful dor DIY.

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Hardwood floors are generally durable, but they’re far from indestructible. If you drop a heavy object on the surface, or scrape something hard and heavy across it, you’ll likely find yourself dealing with a gouge in the wood. This should be repaired immediately, because the finish on top of the wood is what keeps moisture out and prevents rot from starting. An unrepaired gouge is like a chink in the floor’s armor. The repair process is simple: fill the gouge and re-top the area with protective gloss. Fold a piece of 100 grit sandpaper in to quarters. Use the edges of the paper to sand out the inside of the gouge. Get the whole damaged area clean and free any gloss, stain or splinters. Blow out the dust. Scoop up a little of your wood putty on your plastic putty knife. Press it into the gouge, making sure to get it fully embedded. Let it mound over the top a little. Allow it to set for 24 hours. Buff off the mounded top of the dried putty with your 100 grit sandpaper, getting it flat a

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