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Mortimer House Antique Oak Flooring – Completed

The antique oak floor completwed by Barford’s looks stunning, with a classic timeless look – only completed a few weeks before the furniture arrived !!

 

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This is an office area, where all the repairs and removed trunking are a distant memory. Once again an elegant antique oak floor that has been restored to look 100 years old !!

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Mortimer House – Antique Staining the Oak Floor

Once the repairs are completed, the area was off limits to staff while the floor was being stained. Using traditional waterstains with a twist, the antique oak strip floor was aged and given a silvery sheen.

We allways work with the grain and keep neat, to give the best finish possible.

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Whist this antiquet oak strip floor is being stained, we have masked up the skirting areas.

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Mortimer House – Antique Oak Parquet Circular Matwell

While the Ground floor restaurant parquet was being fitted. The main entrance matwell has been designed in an oval with straight sides. This being carefully marked out & cut by Barfords.

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The finished result is quite stunning, with the oak parquet finished with french polish & matte anti slip lacquer

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Mortimer House – Parquet replacement and sanding

When we gain access to blueprints for the finalised Ground Floor, we learn that the finished room will be divided between Parquet floors and tiles. We set out markers for the floor and begin to restore and replace any Parquet that is damaged. We cordon off the area while this is happening, as while we’re wearing Dust Masks, other people on site may not be. Our Sander is equipped with an inbuilt Vacuum cleaner, but it’s always better to be safe than sorry. The final sand is then covered with boards to protect it from foot-traffic until we can return to put the finish on the floor.

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Mortimer House – Parquet floor

The ground floor of Mortimer House is Parquet, and differs from the other floors in the building. It called for different treatment, and a different finish. We spoke with the client and narrowed down his request to the different finishes set out below. We again sanded the area back to ensure the finish was as accurate to the final product as possible.

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