PARQUET FLOOR REPAIRS is an essential part of parquetry trade, work.
Unfortunately when it comes to any remedial work on parquetry or parquet floor repairs, there are many who assume that this is just a handyman job !
Before effecting any “patch work” to parquet floor repairs, it is firstly essential to identify the following items :
What is the timber Specie/s that i am dealing with.
The importance of this is that one cannot just glue new material on top of old adhesive and some of those adhesives (such as bitumen) have now been classified as carcinogenic.
This period allows for both adhesive “cure” and “final acclimatisation” as all wood floors will move just that bit, after they are installed.
Parquet flooring, if correctly installed should last the entire life of your home.
Parquet Floor Repairs, undertaken by persons who are not skilled tradesmen, often results in on-going failure of the same work, time and time again.
Today, all such parquet floor repair work should only be undertaken by using a “High Quality” Waterproof Polyurethane Adhesive System.
The resurfacing of parquet floor repairs cannot effectively be done in isolation.
Over the years, ultraviolet light alters both the colour of the wood and the colour of the coating system.
Therefore, if one wants the entire area restored to “as new” condition, then the whole area needs to be completely sanded by a Licensed Floor Sanding company who are skilled in the art of sanding and coating of Multi-directional parquet flooring.
We would recommend using only a Licensed Member of the NWFAA (“National Wood Flooring Association of Australia”).