Parquet Floor Restoration and Sanding

About the Floor Sanding Co.

If you have a home which was built between the 1930s and the 1960s you may be are pleasantly surprised to find that when you remove old carpets there’s an authentic parquet floor buried anonymously underneath. Almost certainly the parquet will not be in the best condition, but no matter how irredeemable it may look it’s always worth having a professional assessment. In most cases the original parquet flooring can be saved and brought back to life for less than you think.

Parquet Floor Restoration

With years of experience in all aspects of parquet floor sanding and restoration, you can safely leave your floor in the hands of The Floor Sanding Co. We are a family business that is proud to have served the people of south east England for two decades. Every member of our flooring team loves wood, understands wood and enjoys nothing more than to see a wood floor come to life under our professional ministrations.

Beautiful and valuable

A popular flooring choice from the earlier part of the 20th Century up until the late 1970s, parquet flooring is now enjoying a resurgence in popularity in UK homes and commercial premises. Parquet flooring is not the most inexpensive way to floor a room, but with some professional care and skill your parquet floor can become a very valuable addition to any type of room.

Parquet Floor Restoration Process

  • ​Before sanding we will thoroughly inspect the floor for any small gaps, cracks, nails or other flaws, which we will repair before proceeding any further. If there are any missing tiles or there are some which are too badly damaged to be repaired then we will source an exact replacement from our large portfolio of UK and European suppliers.
  • ​Next we carefully remove all traces of bitumen, which was commonly used as a sealant and make sure the floor is absolutely level.
  • ​Depending upon the shape and size of the room, the sanding process will be carried out by our specialist sanding machines, and for those difficult to reach areas or on staircases we use small hand held sanders. When all trace of the former veneer has been removed your parquet will be smooth and even to the touch and have a ‘dry’ appearance, possibly being a shade or two lighter than it’s usual colour.
  • ​Next comes the fun part! Because the delicate pattern of the parquet responds very well to our sanding and restorative process, you can choose from a varied selection of matt, satin or high gloss finish using lacquer, oil or natural wax. You can restore the wood to its natural colour or, by choosing coloured wood stain, change the colour completely.
  • ​As its name might suggest, parquet flooring originated in the palaces of the French royal family in the 1600s. Popular designs include herringbone, ladder design, basket weave and chevron and when your flooring has been restored you will be delighted at the retro feel it brings to the room, becoming a talking point for guests and a source of pride for you.

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Pamper your parquet

Any room can be visibly enhanced by the timeless elegance of a professionally restored parquet floor. Once the floor has been fully restored you will find it is easy to maintain with regular cleaning and maintenance.

​The Floor Sanding Co will leave you with a professional floor cleaning kit to say thank you for trusting your floor to us.

Free home assessment and quotation

For your no obligation assessment of your parquet floor restoration, no matter its condition please call the Floor Sanding Co FREE or email us via the website and let us transform your tired and dull parquet into a retro masterpiece.

Affordable Prices

Dust-Free Sanding

Guaranteed Work

Skilled Team

30+ Years Experience

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What Our Clients Say!

Charles and Caroline
"Fantastic job on our kitchen and dining room floors! Ivan and George were thorough, tidy, and the end result is ...
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Charles and Caroline
Wimbledon
"Fantastic job on our kitchen and dining room floors! Ivan and George were thorough, tidy, and the end result is simply stunning. We'll definitely be using them again for future projects."
Charles and Caroline
Charles and Caroline
Wimbledon
Olivia
"Top-notch service and results from the Flooring Guys! They brought our Georgian home's original pine floorboards back to life, and ...
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Olivia
Islington
"Top-notch service and results from the Flooring Guys! They brought our Georgian home's original pine floorboards back to life, and we couldn't be happier with the outcome. Highly recommended."
Olivia
Olivia
Islington
Simon
"We were utterly amazed by the Floor Sanding Company' work on our home's oak flooring. The team (Kieran's) was polite, ...
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Simon
Hampstead
"We were utterly amazed by the Floor Sanding Company' work on our home's oak flooring. The team (Kieran's) was polite, efficient, and left our floors looking incredible. We'll certainly be using their services again in the future."
Simon
Simon
Hampstead
David and Laura
"Five stars for the Floor Sanding team! Our period property's floorboards needed a lot of TLC, and the team delivered. ...
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David and Laura
Greenwich
"Five stars for the Floor Sanding team! Our period property's floorboards needed a lot of TLC, and the team delivered. Tom was professional, tidy, and the results exceeded our expectations. Thank you!"
David and Laura
David and Laura
Greenwich
Francesca
"Superb work! Jimmy handled our flat's hardwood floors with precision and care, giving them a much-needed update. We'll be recommending ...
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Francesca
Fulham
"Superb work! Jimmy handled our flat's hardwood floors with precision and care, giving them a much-needed update. We'll be recommending them to all our friends in the area."
Francesca
Francesca
Fulham
Sarah and Tom
"Alberto transformed our apartment's tired parquet flooring into something truly impressive. We'll definitely use their services again!"
Sarah and Tom
Canary Wharf
"Alberto transformed our apartment's tired parquet flooring into something truly impressive. We'll definitely use their services again!"
Sarah and Tom
Sarah and Tom
Canary Wharf
Mick
"Quality workmanship and fab customer service! The Floor Sanding Co. team restored our pub's dance floor, and it's never looked ...
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Mick
Camden
"Quality workmanship and fab customer service! The Floor Sanding Co. team restored our pub's dance floor, and it's never looked better. They were fast, efficient, and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!"
Mick
Mick
Camden
Penelope
"Absolutely splendid service from the Floor Sanding Co. They were punctual, clean, and brought our Victorian home's original floorboards back ...
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Penelope
Notting Hill
"Absolutely splendid service from the Floor Sanding Co. They were punctual, clean, and brought our Victorian home's original floorboards back to their former glory. We couldn't be more delighted."
Penelope
Penelope
Notting Hill
Josh
"Yo, these guys are the real deal! Our warehouse-turned-loft had some seriously worn floors, and the team brought them back ...
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Josh
Shoreditch
"Yo, these guys are the real deal! Our warehouse-turned-loft had some seriously worn floors, and the team brought them back to life. The floors are now a proper conversation starter. Big ups, Floor Sanding Company!"
Josh
Josh
Shoreditch
Jeremy and Elizabeth
"My wife and I are thrilled with how our living room floor turned out after it was fixed. The Floor ...
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Jeremy and Elizabeth
South Kensington
"My wife and I are thrilled with how our living room floor turned out after it was fixed. The Floor Sanding guys team was professional and attentive to our needs. We highly recommend them to anyone looking for top-notch service!"
Jeremy and Elizabeth
Jeremy and Elizabeth
South Kensington