Brother Patrick at The oratory of St Philip Neri, Edgbaston, Birmingham asked us to install a parquet floor in Basket Weave pattern. The existing sub-floor was covered with plywood and then 280 x 70 x 22mm solid oak parquet from Brooks Bros Ltd was installed. The flooring was then sanded and resealed using Bona Classic Prime and Bona Traffic HD lacquer
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Existing oak flooring at the City of Birmingham Orchestra needed to be restored, with a couple of small repairs. 2 studios needed to be completed first to allow for use later in the week, with the main hall to be completed last.
The main hall had some repairs to be undertaken before the floor could be sanded back to bare and then sanded to a fine finish using 40grit to 120grit sanding belts.
Once the floor had been thoroughly cleaned and vacuumed ...Continue Reading →
Father Michael asked us to repair the existing parquet block floor at St John’s Church in Tmworth as alterations were being made and the floor needed to be extended where wwalls were being moved and replaced. Reclaimed blocks were sourced by Father Michael to match the existing blocks.
We needed to do a lot of floor preparation work before the blocks could be installed due to the unevenness of the existing floor along holes or damaed areas within the floor. ...Continue Reading →
A new Junckers Sylvasport Premium solid beech floor over Blubat battens was required to be installed as per the schools specification.
We supplied and installed firstly a Sylvathene moisture barrier followed by the Blubat battens. The Sylvasport Premium flooring in beech was installed over the battens using secret mailing. The expansion gap was installed around the perimeter of the flooring as per Junckers recommendations.Continue Reading →
We were asked to restore an original redwood strip floor that has been uncovered when the existing carpet was removed.
The existing fire hearth was still visible, se we had to firstly remove that and apply a self levelling latex to ensure a level area. Existing redwood strip flooring was then removed from areas around the perimeter of the room and refitted into the previous fire hearth.
New strip flooring was then refitted to the perimeter of the room and stained to ...Continue Reading →
We were contacted by St Paul’s Church, Great Barr to take up an existing water damaged wood floor and install a new replacement solid oak parquet block floor.
The original Iroko parquet block floor was removed and the existing floor had a self levelling latex and an epoxy dpm installed.
We then installed new prime grade oak parquet block flooring to the whole floor area and sanded and resealed the floor using a base coat of Bona Prime Classic followed by 3 top coats ...Continue Reading →