Dust-Free Sanding – Yes, It Exists!The days of hanging plastic, covering every surface, and vacating your home for a dusty nightmare are over. Bona’s innovative dust free sander, the Bona Atomic DCS, connects a powerful vacuum motor to sanding equipment. The combination virtually eliminates airborne dust generated while sanding. At the same time, Bona’s Atomic Dust Containment Systems are the most advanced and powerful dust containment systems in the world. They are capable of reducing dust far beyond even what traditional sanding generates.
DCS…What and Why? DCS stands for Dust Containment Sanding. Why is it revolutionary? Not only does it save you time, it is the healthiest available option for you, your family and even your pets. DCS eliminates airborne particles which traditional sanding methods cannot. With DCS you will not have dust nestling in your air ducts or lingering in your lungs. Particulate matter won’t mess up your home furnishings, or settle into your new glossy coat of finish. It’s the safe and easy choice. For a Free Estimate call us at 954-426-1155.
Wood Floor Finishes
When choosing the right type of finish for your wood floors, consider your lifestyle and maintenance preferences. All wood floors will require routine maintenance, such as sweeping or dust mopping, to keep them looking beautiful and new, but different wood flooring finishes will have a big impact on how you care for your floor long-term, as well as how your floor will look in the years to come.
Surface finishes are very popular because they are durable, water-resistant, and require minimal maintenance. Surface finishes are blends of synthetic resins. These finishes most often are referred to as urethanes or polyurethanes, and remain on the surface of the wood to form a protective coating. There are several types of surface finishes available: water-based, oil-based, acid-cured, and moisture-cured.
- Water-based finishes appear clear and will resist turning yellow over time. They have a mild odor when applied, and will dry in two to three hours. Water-based finishes are very durable.
- Oil-based finishes appear amber in color. They have a moderate odor when applied, and will dry in about eight hours. Oil-based finishes are very durable.
Wax finishes soak into the pores of the wood and harden to form a protective penetrating seal, which will appear low luster and amber in color. They have a mild odor when applied, and will dry in a variable amount of time depending on the type of wax used and the job-site conditions. Wax finishes are durable, but will show spots from water and other contaminates.
Acrylic impregnated finishes are injected into the wood to create a super-hard, extremely durable floor. Acrylic impregnated finishes rarely are used in residential applications. They most often are used in very high traffic areas in commercial settings such as malls and restaurants.
UV cured finishes are waterborne finishes that are cured by the use of ultraviolet light. The cure time is instantaneous. Multiple sheen levels are available to suit your taste.
Penetrating and hardening oils are usually made of tun oils, linseed oils, or other natural oils, along with blends of additional additives that can assist in drying and hardness.