• images (4)Sealing timber floorboards is done in order to prevent them from any damages, and also to enhance their aesthetic appeal. Sealing timber floorboards also makes it very easy to clean them up and to keep them looking as good as new. Timber floor board sealing does not have to be a very complicated process. Below are the guidelines from on how you can deal your timber floorboards and keep your home neat with its value significantly raised.
  • Ensure that you are armed with the right tools
  • Sealing the floor boards will definitely add to a very elegant appeal on your floorboards, in order to ensure that the project is successful it would be best to see to it that you have the right tools in your hand. The equipment that should be acquired to seal the floorboards include: The sealer, a paint stirrer, a lambswool applicator, the paint brush and the roller kit. Having the right equipment for the job is very important; as it will help you do the work easily faster and more efficiently.
  • Start on the edges and the corners
  • Use a paint brush to spread the sealant on the corners and edges of a floor. During this process ensure that you do not smudge the sealant on the walls or skirting boards. As you are beginning to work on the floor boards, ensure that you take the necessary precaution to make it a job perfectly done. As you begin applying the sealant on the edges and the corners; this will not only help you get started, but also give you a platform of enabling you to seal the rest of the floorboards as quickly as possible.
  • Start sealing the rest of the floorboards
  • After completing the edges and the corners, embark on sealing the rest of the floor so that you can highlight the beauty of the flooring. The only difference in sealing the entire floor is that you will not use a paint brush this time round but a lambswool applicator. Start applying the sealant by the help of this tool from the far corner working your way towards the door of the room. After you’re done spreading the sealant to the whole floor, give it some time to dry before applying the second coat.
  • Sand the floor lightly between coats
  • As you apply sealant on the floorboards, it would be wise to also sand the floorboards during this process. Sanding the floorboards in between coats will make them very smooth, and above all it will also enhance their appearance greatly.