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frequently asked questions


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Yes we do, please see this link for more information https://quicksandflooring.com.au/staircase-repairs/

A timber floor can be installed in all areas however we try to avoid installing timber floors in wet areas for obvious reasons.

Yes you can lay timber over concrete. If the concrete slab is less than five years old, we can apply a membrane between the slab and the timber so as the moisture from the slab doesn’t damage the timber.

Yes, we can help to move 1 or 2 items however if the entire house needs to be packed up it is advisable to call furniture removal experts.

You have a choice of a high gloss, semi gloss or matt finish for your floor.

A coat of solvent base varnish takes 8-12 hours to dry. A coat of water base varnish takes 4-6 hours to dry. However furniture can only be replaced 48 hours after the final coat of varnish is applied.

Providing your floor has not been water damaged or damaged by others and you follow the recommended care and maintenance, your floors will last you a lifetime.

Yes, however access to the floors will be restricted because of the need for a certain amount of drying time each day. It also depends on which varnish option you go for, keep in mind that the polyurethane varnish has a very strong toxic smell.

Compared to carpets, tiles and lino floor coverings that have to be replaced after a few years, a solid timber floor can last you a life time.

It all depends on how many square meters need to be done but an average lounge, dining and passage is a three day process, but allow four in case the finish isn’t dry from one day to the next, depending upon weather conditions.