Milton Glaser, a graphic designer from New York, once said 

There are three responses to a piece of design: yes, no, and wow! Wow is the one to aim for.” His words of wisdom certainly apply to wood floor restoration.  For wood floor sanding and restorations, this kind of response is always the dream! There are few things more satisfying than restoring a wood floor that truly delights clients, making them stop in their tracks and say “wow”.

What sets us apart

What sets us apart as wood floor restorers is our hands-on approach to wood renovation with a background and formal training in French polishing, along with over four decades of technical experience and practical application in the field of wood restoration. 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. 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. At Acorn we believe that a wood floor restoration process is unique, and draws on all facets to challenge the status quo. We encourage “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. 

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Our approach to sanding and restoring wood floors is unique and the end result is elegant, subtle and totally breath taking.


We want to make your home even more beautiful. Our love of innovation is what sets us apart, and it is evident in many areas: in our approach to wood floor restoration and in the way we work together.

The wood floors we restore speak for themselves time and again. 


That’s because we know how to convey a wood floor potential at at every stage of the restoration process. Acorn Floor Sanding listens, we care, and we understand a wood floors potential and limitations. This means we are truly experienced, involved in all aspects of restoration including sanding, repairing, staining and finishing. As a result of our commitment to traditional wood floor restoration, Acorn Floor Sanding is a highly respected wood floor sanding and restoration company. With our expertise and extensive french polishing knowledge, you can rest assured knowing that we can articulate your wood floor’s potential too.

Using the wisdom of previous generations in our approach to wood floor restoration. The reason for this approach is that it is the insight, wisdom and knowledge of previous generations as represented in the structure handed down to us, we try honour previous craftsmen by duplicating their choices and endeavours. In this way, the beauty intended by the creator of the these wood floors can be retained. It is this approach that has its roots in respect for the crafts and craftsmanship which is the essential aspect of our wood floor sanding and restoration. 

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Traditional working never went away,

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We combine a traditional restoration approach with modern wood finishing solutions that often balance the conflicting requirements of restoring a wood floor, working within tight restraints and sometimes within a historical context. 


Our quality is more than aesthetics. We stand for craftsmanship, uncompromising attention to detail and exceptional expertise. Traditional craftsmanship, elegant functionality and quality materials. Acorn Floor Sanding has made its name in the wood floor sanding and restoration industry for restoring wood floors that are traditional, elegant, dynamic and infused with passion and creativity, we are absolutely committed to achieving the best possible restoration solution far any wood floor. The benefits are clear. When you combine traditional wood restoration skills and functional natural wood floor, you can a restored a wood floor that’s beyond anything they could have imagined.

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Our specialist craftsmen work together with you to create something unique. We have invested in state of the art machinery, tools and materials to enable us to provide the best services.


Our founder has over forty years experience repairing, renovating and finishing wood. His library of knowledge and specialist skills base means that we know how wood works.


We are committed to finding the best wood floor restoration option for every client offering a fully bespoke service to architects, to designers and to private customers.


We pride ourselves on our determination to source the colour, surface, finish that perfectly complements your space.

Milton Glaser, a graphic designer from New York, once said 

There are three responses to a piece of design: yes, no, and wow! Wow is the one to aim for.”

His words of wisdom certainly apply to wood floor restoration.  For wood floor sanding and restorations, this kind of response is always the dream! There are few things more satisfying than restoring a wood floor that truly delights clients, making them stop in their tracks and say “wow”.

For us, staying ahead of the game,
so to speak, is essential.
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We builds on the aesthetics of simplicity, integrity and practicality

Acorn Floor Sanding are known for our pioneering approach to floor sanding and restoration, this something you can rely on to inspire you with new ideas and to help to push the boundaries. Acknowledged to be one of the leaders in our field both technically and aesthetically, enforced by the ethics of traditional craftsmanship and the quality of modern equipment and products. This expertise is now becoming ever more influential within the wood floor sanding and restoration, we hope to share our expertise with you.

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Our Skills & Expertise

If you choose us, you will feel comfortable and secure, knowing that your project will be completed professionally and on time. Acorn is focused on product quality and delivering the best-finished floors for all clients. We aim to make the whole process of having your floors sanded and refinished, stress-free, with the assurance of a job well done, resulting in floors you will love.

  • A free detailed quote

  • Extremely competitive prices

  • Highly skilled specialists

  • Minimal dust, we use dust-free machines

  • A beautiful and professional finish


What we guarantee:

Acorn Floor Sanding has developed the skills, knowledge, and expertise to restore any type of wood floor. We like to give our clients' confidence in our company's abilities and reliability. We are immensely proud to be one of the area's most well-respected wood floor sanding and refinishing companies. Our most important job is always the one we are currently working on. Acorn Floor Sanding will do whatever it takes to make you happy with your floors and with us for years to come!

And we’re justifiably proud of our work.

There’s an art and science to restoring wood floors.

Critical thinking is at the forefront of our wood floor restoration process, allowing individual elements of the the wood patina to integrate with our traditional yet sophisticated french polishing skills, the restoration work undertaken is always guided by the nature of the wood itself, the materials are often obsolete and no longer available. It takes experience to understand how to enhance the characteristics of a wood floor, our uncompromising commitment to laborious and time-consuming manual techniques of craftsmanship has meant that a wood floor restored by Acorn Floor Sanding floor exhibits textures and tones unmatched by others. The culmination of this experience allows us to sand and restore wood floors with the true character and provenance of a bygone era, by adhering to a principled approach to floor sanding and restoration, and a relentless attention to detail, Acorn Floor Sanding has earned a solid reputation for for our attention to detail and first class service going beyond expectation.


Acorn Floor Sanding was born from a passion for restoring wood furniture, its natural beauty and distinction, always interested in creating a unique floor, where we could combine a touch of the traditional restoration techniques, so close to our heart, with exciting contemporary elements into one unique service.  

Our goal is to sand and restore a floor that combines distinctive style and unique finishing details, at the same time, allowing durability and long-lasting beauty.  We believe the floor is the focal center of every home.  As such, it simply must express the owner’s character and personality.”

You may ask what sets our company and service apart from other wood floor sanding companies. Simply put, it is our insistence on using only the finest materials and the most talented craftsmen, while always maintaining careful awareness for the environment and a dedication to the art and tradition of restoring beautiful, enduring wood floors.  It is only at Acorn Floor Sanding that your feet will find the comfort of such a thoughtfully restored, masterfully worked.

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Background knowledge, technical terms and everything to do with our favourite subject of

wood floor restoration can be found here.

Acorn Floor Sanding has established itself as the frontrunner of what is wood floor repairs, sanding and finishing.

With 40 years of wood restoration experience in the industry, we enjoy a solid reputation for over the top performance and first class service going beyond expectation. 

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We understand the skills of early craftsmen and seek to recreate and preserve the same lasting quality in our work.

We recognise that it is sentiment that attracts most of us to wood floors and we approach the restoration of these irreplaceable wood floors with respect.


It is not just respect for the wood floor that is important to us, but also respect for the craftsman and the skills originally used to make these wood floors.

Over the years, we have melded tradition with innovation to restore and refinish wood floors.


These techniques are the hallmark of a serious wood floor restoration company, and they are what defines Acorn Floor Sanding.

Our expertise lies in restoring beautiful and functional floors.

  • We invite you to look closer and compare our expertise, you will appreciate the difference.

  • We have built our reputation on quality and reliability.

  • We want our customers to think of us as a wood floor sanding company that they can really trust.

  • We have worked on all types of wood floors over the years and built up a wealth of expertise.

  • We are keen to recommend what’s best for you and your floor, not just what’s easiest for us.

  • We only recommend the best materials for your particular needs.

  • We understand the constraints of what can and what cannot be successfully restored and how to do it.

  • We realise that the process of sanding a wood floor may be unfamiliar or even intimidating.

  • We help you to better understand how it all works.

  • We believe that every wood floor has a story to tell and it is up to us to slow down and listen to it.


At Acorn Floor Sanding we, have an impressive breadth of experience, offering you the most professional service in our industry. We draw on over 40 years of unique wood restoration experience. This capability enables us to offer a distinctive approach and a refined wood floor restoration process.

Creative thinking and a professional service illustrating the simple and natural beauty of a wood floor. Renowned for providing exceptional floor sanding and restoration solutions, tailored for but not limited to original wood floors. A service designed to be relevant and forward thinking for the benefit of our customers.

Our expert craftsmen use their skills to restore idiosyncratic and characterful wood floors, we use the same restoration methods today that were developed by french polishers and wood restorers over a hundred years ago, truly making your home’s wood floor individually yours



Old fashioned craftsmen, with decades of experience

We believe that a wood floor should reflect its origins of time and variation. For us, restoring a wood floor is not only about the aesthetic it offers but also the journey it has taken. The wood patina textures and colours are created through the passage of time and connected through the creative spirit of the owners both past and present. 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 provide our customers with access to some of the most authentic and traditional wood renovation skills, past down to us from the french polishers who taught us, this has allowed us 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. Through our specialist restoration techniques, we can not only restore these characteristics but also enhance them, sanded and restored original wood floors as they should be. 

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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.

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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. Wood as we love it. We feel it under our feet. It’s wood for a lifetime. 

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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