Acorn Floor Sanding

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Floor sanding Cardiff

Acorn Floor Sanding is different, our approach and expertise is different

Not too different – but just enough to make a difference.

How do we do this.

We believe in an inclusive approach to wood restoration, with a twist of the unexpected and a dash of the exceptional. We look beyond aesthetics and pursue a philosophy of reclaiming and reintegrating with an element of the unexpected.

Wood floor restoration is an art, and it can take a lifetime to learn all the tricks and techniques. Restoring a wood floor is all about bringing out the allure of wood. It’s an essential component of wood floor renovation, and for the consistent delivery of truly unique restored wood floors. 

Being practical, we love blending old techniques like french polishing with emerging wood finishing technologies. We believe in an inclusive approach to wood restoration, with a twist of the unexpected and a dash of the exceptional. We look beyond aesthetics and pursue a philosophy of reclaiming and reintegrating with an element of the unexpected.

Through our specialist finishing techniques and restoration processes, we can enhance the characteristics of a wood floor. Our specialists highly skilled craftsmen can create a variety of organic tones and finishes that no other man-made material can match. While many admire the beauty of original wood floors, very few understand and appreciate their unique qualities and the extent of their innate beauty.

At Acorn we seek to change that.

Being able to blend old techniques like french polishing with emerging wood finishing technologies.

Our aim is to share our passion and the knowledge that we gained restoring wood floors for over 40 years

Innovative solutions and technical excellence form the basis of our wood floor restoration service

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It’s a complete wood floor restoration service, the perfect combination of traditional techniques and modern finishes, for every wood floor restoration we try to take all the information and construct it into a puzzle, from that puzzle, we are always looking for the best restoration solution. Our challenge as a wood floor restoration specialists is to harmonise traditional wood restoration heritage with the use of modern durable wood finishing products, we find it a really powerful way to approach wood floor restoration.

Every wood floor we restore is an opportunity to create something that is both extraordinary and unique, functional and smart. Armed with with over four decades of wood restoration experience, we decided to found Acorn Floor Sanding to infuse a breath of fresh air into the field of wood floor sanding and restoration. We bring extensive wood finishing experience to our projects that provides a substantial resource of new ideas, as well as a broad spectrum of traditional products and a fascination with wood and traditional methods of restoring wood, visible in the attention to detail in the floors bearing our signature, all contributing to the distinctive nature of Acorn floor sanding. 

Acorn Floor Sanding is not just about floor sanding

Of course, there isn’t ever just one solution

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What makes Acorn Floor Sanding different?

We could see many companies approach to wood floor sanding was with a limited understanding of wood sanding and varnishing. Acorn Floor Sanding came into being to address the three main problems afflicting wood floor sanding - inappropriate renovation, over sanding and incorrect finishing. Acorn encourages “outside the box” thinking from the initial processes, resulting in creative solutions for our customers. Solutions that focus not only on aesthetic appearance, but also address function. To adapt to change whilst maintaining a rigour that keeps wood floor renovation as our essence. 


And we are mindful of the intrinsic beauty and individual merit of a wood floor in all its manifestations

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We use traditional techniques, whilst always striving towards new and innovative methods of working, we believe in actively keeping wood restoration alive, and the continuation and advancement of the original craft thriving. 

Our attention to detail and unique artistic and efficient approach set us apart from our competition. We believe in an inclusive approach to wood restoration, with a twist of the unexpected and a dash of the exceptional.

Acorn Floor Sanding was born from a passion for wood, its natural beauty and distinction. To adapt to change whilst maintaining a rigour that keeps wood floor renovation as our essence. We look beyond aesthetics and pursue a philosophy of reclaiming and reintegrating with an element of the unexpected.


Our floor sanding and restoration focuses on the original ideal of the wood floor and strives to preserve that aesthetic, we use many traditional methods and techniques Wood floor restoration that carefully draws each floor’s individuality out wood floor restoration offers breath taking works of nature, wood as we love it. We feel it under our feet. It’s wood for a lifetime.

We are not only wood floor sanders unlike the majority of our competitors.

We are experienced French polishers (furniture restorers), craftsmen providing a professional wood floor restoration service. Always interested in creating a unique floor, where we can combine the traditional skills of french polishing where we learnt our craft. At Acorn we believe that a wood floor restoration process is unique, and draws on all facets to challenge the status quo. Restoring a wood floor in a way that is functional, but also captures the life and history of a wood floor, we also recognise every wood floor requires a unique and individual response, revealing an untold history and ever-evolving, untamed spirit, an invitation to reconnect with our environment, .

For us, staying ahead of the game, so to speak, is essential.

We always look for creative results that adapt to the wood floor, with simple solutions that take advantage of spatial characteristics to achieve major functionality without resigning the beauty of a wood floor. With the ability to discover subtle nuances and create timeless wood floors, an instinct for balancing tradition with craftsmanship, we focus on restoring quality, timeless wood floors 

Taking wood floor sanding to the next level

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There are always new, more efficient ways of doing things and we apply the latest techniques to every project. While utilising modern durable wood finishes, creating specialist patinas and natural colours through a variety of traditional wood restoration processes that are exclusive to us, and are reflected in our approach to wood floor sanding and restoration. 

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We create innovative wood restoration solutions

With over four decades of technical experience and experimentation in the field of wood restoration, that allows us the expertise to sand and restore wood floors with thoughtful ingenuity that embodies a skill set that belongs to only a small group of wood floor sanding companies, guided by the floors condition and traditional skills, we restore the natural elements of wood, restoring wood floors that are functional and practical. 


We stand by our claim that with the right treatment, even the oldest, shabbiest wood floors can look amazing. The combination of theory and hands-on experience with wood restoration and techniques enables us to continue to improve our floor restoration skills.

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Generated from years of hands on experience of wood restoration

The strength of our wood restoration expertise, whether it’s subtle or bold, is we always make it mesmerising, we orchestrate a seamless integration of wood restoration and wood finishing. The skill of our french polisher reflects the historic tradition of our expertise. we are focused on restoring unforgettable wood floors using traditional renovation methods and modern finishes. We understand what wood floor restoration means, paying attention to the quality and the functionality of a restored wood floor,  wood floor restoration is all about minimal intervention and creativity that results in a bespoke approach and integration of individual skills to bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to every wood floor we restore, regardless of condition. Even if they require extensive work, we find that never is it not worth spending time on them.

They will be worth it!


Often clients are looking for guidance

This isn’t because they have no idea what they want, on the contrary it is often because they know what they like they are just unsure how to get there. Of course, no two clients have the same lives, tastes or dreams, just as no two wood floors have the same light, proportions or history. Each and every client is different; and so, too, is each and every unique wood floor. Acorn Floor Sanding floor restoration services therefore differ markedly from one floor to another. Every wood floor is restored in the full respect of these values.

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What we do

Our unique approach to wood floors means we take every element of wood floor sanding and restoration into consideration

Restored, these elements portray a captivating story of nature’s beauty, worn by time.

The history and heritage that enriches a wood floor is incredibly captivating.

Understanding the provenance of a wood floor and the story it carries with it is part of what wood floor restoration is all about.

Before any renovation takes place, some floors may be in need of major or minor repair. 

So we take absolutely everything into consideration and fully evaluate the flooring before we move on to the next stage.

This is indeed a rare feat these days as some floor sanding companies cut corners, time and costs to maximise profits.

The fastest way to turn back time on your floors is through our skilled wood floor restoration service.

We have a profound wealth of knowledge that extends to all aspects of the wood floor restoration.

Although we may have a few renovation secrets up our sleeves, first and foremost we have confidence in the raw material.

Creating a beautiful restored wood floors that exude an authentic, organic feel, and that is a true reflection of nature.

This is a whole new world of artistry, often intimidating to the novice professional.

Renovation elements

Our wood floor renovation is a collaboration of multiple restoration elements merged into one service while simultaneously celebrating the individuality of every wood floor we restore. It is a marriage of ideas enhancing and complimenting individual skills that brings a unique balance. It is the cultivation of many decades of experience fused to form one story. We are inspired not only by the versatility and adaptability of original wood floors, but also by the wood patination that has timeless appeal and a provenance or story of their own.

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Acorn Floor Sanding has rapidly become the undisputed specialist in the restoration of wood floors, we have been honing our craft for over 40 years, learning everything we can about bringing old wood back to life and honouring the timeless tradition of the french polisher’s skills. Shaped by the passage of time rather than the hand of man a sanded and refinished wood floor can be the foremost expression of timeless quality and natural artistry. We aim to provide our clients with the ability to sand, restore and preserve these timeless unique wood floors

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Wood floor restoration with an edge

We provide our clients with

Access to some of the most authentic and traditional wood renovation skills, past down to us from the french polishers who taught us. The inherent beauty of wood is central to our wood floor restoration work and indeed the heart of our wood floor sanding service, we see a sanded wood floor as authentic and noble vessels that are based on the honesty of their origins, there is a certain power and mystery that lies in the restoration of a wood floor once surrounded by vanished generations and bygone eras.

The ability to take these wood floors and give them new life, each becoming a work of art in their own right. 

Welcome to Acorn Floor Sanding