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Tactical Wood Floor Sanding Cardiff

It is the fact that for over 40 years we have always worked with and restored wood, learning the intricate nature of the trade, from the preparation to the restoration and the finish, taking care over each step of the process the application of traditional skills in the process.


One of a very few floor sanding companies from a french polishing background who promotes the highest quality standards, producing the highest-quality results requires a specific, well-defined sequence of steps. With our roots in the French polishing and furniture restoration since 1981 the progression into wood floor sanding and restoration was a natural transition. We have built a reputation of quality, consistency, and expert knowledge, with these distinctions and almost limitless capabilities, clients across the country have come to rely on Acorn Floor Sanding. 

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We are inspired by the beauty of wood and have the experience and eye for detail necessary to advise our customers on the best flooring solution for them. We are a company with wood floor restoration experience and knowledge, all accumulated from over four decades restoring and refinishing wood. With the skills, tools and experience to complete any given assignment we are sure we can offer you the complete wood floor restoration service. On top of our outstanding finish, we use the best equipment and restoration techniques.

 And even more than that, we can promise little or no mess, our floor sanding process is virtually dustless.

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At Acorn Floor Sanding, we have over four decades worth of experience in sanding wood floors. The extent of our knowledge and experience of sanding wood floors is such that there is rarely an issue or problem that we cannot cost effectively resolve. Ever changing and ever evolving, we continue to innovate with our wood floor sanding. We provide innovative wood floor sanding services, designed to meet all of your expectations.


Craftsmen and innovators inspired by nature to sand wood floors. We retain a commitment to restoring indistinguishable floors at the highest level that are sanded and restored with distinctly timeless restoration techniques for wood floor sanding. Acorns wood floor sanding services are geared to meet your needs as we'll get the job done right and in a timely fashion every time. We are committed to the art of wood floor sanding. Mastering the skill is important to us. We have wood floor sanding knowledge, expertise and traditional wood finishing skills. Our rich experience in wood floor sanding and restoration has equipped us with a wealth of experience & knowledge for sanding wood floors

It is critical to maintain and develop new wood floor sanding methods and combine these with traditional restoration skills, thereby paying homage to generations of wood restorers whose work represents the best of a long and enduring wood floor sanding heritage. 

We understand the concepts involved in  wood floor sanding Cardiff

Our understanding of wood floor sanding is a compelling force that brings experience to a project, knowledge to undertake the restoration a wood floor, and continuity to complete the restoration a wood floor. It inspires confidence, preserving the most striking details that gives a wood floor its undeniable character, while ensuring that same character will endure for another century more. Perfectly balancing heritage and modernity resulting in wood floors that are aesthetically beautiful and enticingly inviting.
While we have a strong focus on aesthetics, our work is equally pragmatic. We go to great lengths to learn and address the unique requirements of a wood floor. This thoughtful, collaborative approach has been the cornerstone of our wood floor sanding process, often resulting in repeat work with many of our valued customers.
Our wood floor sanding and restoration process has been honed over the last 40 years to get the best possible results for our customers. 
While fashion trends come and go, there’s always been one constant in our work; we are focused on the correct wood floor sanding process.
Always impeccably detailed and instinctively creative, wood floor sanding at the highest possible level.

What we do

We work to bridge the gap between a wood floors full potential and the boundaries imposed by the realities of the floors condition. We are in a unique position, being able to restore almost any type of wood floor undertaking wood floor sanding, on any type of wood floor, from any era, in any condition. Whatever the condition of your wood floor, we can promise you a judicious blend of repair, restoration and refinishing with our innovative wood floor sanding process. To restore wood floors that are characterful, but also possesses a rigid sense of place and endurance in an otherwise ever-changing environment.

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Renowned for providing exceptional floor sanding and restoration solutions, tailored for but not limited to original wood floors. With Acorn Floor Sanding, you can rest assured your floors are in safe hands. We take great pride in the work we do and every floor restoration is a labour of love, we treat every job as if it were our own home.  It is important to us that our customers feel valued and that we surpass their expectations. A service designed to be relevant and forward thinking for the benefit of our customers. 

It is what Acorn Floor Sanding represents.

we provide a combination of wood floor restoration services

Acorn Floor Sanding specialise in providing a comprehensive range of wood restoration services. Our deep understanding of wood floor sanding is reflected in the work we turn out, this includes wood floor sanding, wood repairs and wood finishing. We are professionals with vast experience in wood floor sanding. We offer a promise of supportive and helpful customer service and exceptional results. Acorn Floor Sanding specialise in providing a comprehensive range of wood floor sanding services. This includes wood floor sanding, wood repairs and wood finishing. We are professionals with vast experience in wood floor sanding.

Perfecting our wood floor sanding services 

It takes experience to understand how to enhance the characteristics of a wood floor, utilising our vast experience and knowledge, that has been built up over many decades, we are able to offer customers a comprehensive range of wood floor services. We draw on over 40 years of unique floor sanding experience. This capability enables us to offer a distinctive approach and a refined wood floor sanding process. Creative thinking and a professional service illustrating the simple and natural beauty of a wood floor.

  • Assessment: Your floors are examined closely to determine how to best undertake their restoration. You receive recommendations and suggestions for the best options.

  • Repairs and Replacement: The boards with cracks and gaps are filled to minimise draft, while the floorboards in worst condition can be replaced.

  • Sanding: Remove tiny bumps, scratches and splinters. You get rid of the worn finish and have a new canvas to paint on. Our experts can deal with any ordinary residential parquet floors. Moreover, they have extensive experience in restoring and sanding many different types of wood floors.

  • Staining: With the fresh wood exposed, you have the chance to stain your wood floors in a hue that better ties with your interior design. The finishing products we use protect the wood.

  • Finishing: The final touch and the most important as this protects your wood from wear and tear. Our eco-friendly wood finishes seal the wood for years and gives you endless ways to customise your wood surface.​

We are constantly learning and innovating

Introducing new approaches to how and where wood floor restoration can be introduced into the creative palette. In fact, we like to think that we’re doing our bit to take the market forward, opening people’s eyes to the inherent beauty and versatility of wood floor restoration. We understand the business and have developed highly specialised wood floor restoration processes to address the exact needs of every step in the restoration process, it is this comprehensive experience with traditional wood restoration and finishing that allows us to lead the way in wood floor sanding and restoration. No matter how extensive or involved the floor sanding project, our expert knowledge makes your job a whole lot easier.

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Acorn Floor Sanding approach to wood floor sanding is about developing innovative and sustainable solutions for sanding and finishing wood floors including

Changing trends have seen beautiful wood floors buried beneath layers of treatments and finishes.


Floors have been crudely carved up to make way for modern services, while expenditure on maintenance and repair has been governed by the rise and fall of personal fortunes. By the time a wood floor has been stained by the Victorians, neglected by a property owner who has fallen on hard times, chopped up by a plumber and coated in years of dust and dirt, the wood may appear unsalvageable, even worthless.

Our experience spans throughout the domestic and commercial sectors. Experience that combines the hands-on approach with the knowledge and reputation for refining and elevating wood floors has strengthened our reputation.  We offer a promise of supportive and helpful customer service and exceptional result

Why our clients put so much trust in us

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With a rich history with wood floor sanding that began in the 1980’s, Acorn Floor Sanding has become renowned for their experience and knowledge in the world of wood floor sanding and restoration. Acorn Floor Sanding has developed over the decades and years to offer a solution encompassing all the features within wood floor sanding and restoration, this in itself provides a superior concept, dovetailing the wood floor sanding with the restoration skills of french polishing, utilising the correct renovation techniques to ensure that all restored wood floors are fit for purpose. 

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Positioned among the industry’s most innovative and accomplished wood floor sanding companies, leading a forward-thinking approach in wood floor sanding. Most of our wood floor sanding  work is custom and driven by our fascination with the overall renovation of a wood floor. Not just wood floor sanding, but also repairing, staining, and new finishing technologies.  With a broad insight and perspective of wood floor sanding and wood finishing, we have the versatility and the capability of being adaptable to various conditions of the wood floors we restore. 

As a multi-discipline wood floor restoration company, every project we undertake we approach with a renewed enthusiasm and excitement. Over the years we have worked on an array of wood floors in beautiful properties including listed buildings, country estates, hotels, apartments and many commercial properties. Our innovative wood floor restoration and our meticulous attention to detail have gained us recognition. We work to unlock your wood floor’s potential; we strive to exceed your expectations, sharing our understanding about the possibilities of wood restoration with you, we can fully realise a wood floors potential, individually restored wood floors of quality and integrity. 

Restoring a badly worn oak plank floor

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Acorn Floor Sanding approach to wood floor sanding is about developing innovative and sustainable solutions for sanding and finishing wood floors including

Acorn Floor Sanding builds on the aesthetics of simplicity, integrity and practicality when approaching a wood floor sanding and restoration project, our standard are constantly being enforced by the ethics of traditional craftsmanship and the quality of modern equipment and products. We use the same restoration methods today that were developed by french polishers and wood restorers over a hundred years ago



Before any sanding takes place, some floors may be in need of major or minor repair, at Acorn Floor Sanding we have always encompassed wood floor repairs in our repertoire of restoration services,

We provide the perfect balance of knowledge, passion and experience to carry out complex repairs that work towards eliminating all damage and imperfections from your floors.


One of our most common services and the fastest way to turn back time on your floors, wood repair aesthetic that focuses on repairing and conserving as much of the original elements as possible.

This is the very first and one of the most important steps in the process of floor restoration, with a sympathetic and expert approach, almost all wood floors can be repaired.

We have an impressive breadth of experience, offering you the most professional service in our industry.


Sanding a wood floor is one part science one part art and many parts hard work, sanding is part of the overall wood floor restoration process . 

Wood floor sanding has always provided a stage for discovery and renovation. The process of sanding wood floors may seem very dull and boring however a diligent wood restorer will be scrutinising and concentrating on every square metre of floor. 

We have the expertise to undertake wood floor sanding, making the beauty of wood visible and tangible in a very special way, to revise your preconceptions; to renew appeal and revitalise your vision

 We do not settle for good but strive for excellence. This approach to wood floor sanding often put us more than one-step ahead of the competition. 

The seamless integration of traditional skills and modern machinery is a restoration signature used by Acorn Floor Sanding.

We would like you to know that sanding is not only about sanding a floor with a floor sanding machine, but it is more like the full circle of repair and restoration, staining and re finishing. We are in a unique position, being able to restore almost any type of wood floor undertaking wood floor restoration, on any type of wood floor, from any era, in any condition. ​We’ve established all the do’s and don’ts and are familiar with the finer points, benefits and limitations of all the materials we use.








The wood floor finish (varnish) effectively emphasise the visual impact of a wood floor with stylistic confidence for a natural experience, enhancing the wood’s natural beauty, colour, figure patterns, grain, and depth. 

The secret of good wood floor restorations lies in our understanding of the nature and limitations of the particular kind of wood finish chosen, we look beyond the ordinary to finish a wood floor


We have always strived to be at the forefront in the application of wood finishes, this has resulted in a comprehensive understanding of finishes for wood floors including water based finishes, hard wax oil finishes, solvent based finishes and specialist colour matching floor finishes.

We provide wood floor finishing options with endless possibilities, with a wide range of wood floor finishes, that invites you to add a finishing touch, through different surface treatments and finishes. 

oue unique expertise in wood floor restoration

The Craftsman Approach

We beg to differ.

They say that craftsmanship is a lost art. 

That the days of things made with hand are gone. 

That the idea of speed and quantity has overtaken the ideals of quality

Because, we do a lot more than just sand the floor 

It’s here where things are done differently and always done with attention to detail, using traditional renovation methods.

Wood floors are not simply sanded - wood floors are restored.  

We never stop exploring and discovering new ways of restoring and re finishing wood floors. Some people relish their past victories, forgetting that the world is changing and there is always room for improvement. This is what drives us, as we know that your satisfaction is our satisfaction.


We combine our industry knowledge, passion and learning to give you the best there is. A service that is complimentary to all our customers – a service unique to Acorn Floor Sanding. To provide a wood floor sanding service where we could deliver wood floor restoration in a new and exciting way.


After years of wood restoration and french polishing, learning and improving we have the accumulated knowledge, experience and competence to guarantee the best wood floor restoration service,

The Art of the Craftsman Lives On

Creating the perfect harmony between the uniqueness you desire and the proven old school methodology

Every wood floor has its own extensive story, and unique defining features that make it what it is. The essential knowledge of a wood floors potential and limitations, the understanding of the restoration process, traditional techniques, experimental creativity, with innovation driving the restoration process, and new ways of thinking are what lead to experimentation and fresh perspectives that result in wood restoration and wood finishing innovation.

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