Narrow gaps and small imperfections need to be filled with resin, and wider
gaps should have fillets to fill them before the work.
If the qi (energy) is not balanced it is a good idea to address this and see
the transformation of the feeling of these rooms.
Using environmentally friendly products, it is recommended to apply three
coats of high traffic lacquer.
In Feng Shui plants are used to rebalance these rooms.
Then when the lacquer is being applied a further sanding should be done to do
de nibbling, and achieve a really smooth, beautiful surface.In the Chinese Five
Elements, which are wood, water, earth, fire and metal; wood is the symbol of
The cycle between the Five Elements can be described like this:
Wood feeds fire; fire creates earth; earth bears metal; metal carries water
and water nourishes wood.
Floor Sanding to restore your covered up wooden floors has added
Wood represents the east and southeast of a house or office.
Any form of restoration if done ethically is environmentally friendly as you
are re utilising an existing item. Floor boards should be checked and then loose
ones replaced where necessary.
Carpets are stainless steel
bending manufacturers excellent homes for dust mites which are invisible to
the naked eye, so a fresh restored wooden floor is healthier and also
environmentally friendly. Knots, holes and joint ends in boards should also be
filled for a professional look.
Initial sanding can then be done starting with a coarse sanding paper, and
professionals will use a 7 tier system which will finish with a very fine
sanding paper using a dust free sanding machine. The Chinese believe that a
doctor who knows about harmonising the liver knows how to treat hundreds of
Wood is actually living and breathing plants and these will purify the area
Wood is about the process of the renewal of life, it is associated in Chinese
medicine with the liver. Especially wood as illegal logging of forests is an
The renewing springtime is the time associated with wood, and indeed of the
five elements wood offers the most adaptable and fresh solutions within a
You can also design a selection of plants in a trailing manner and this will
bring in the flow of the water element. There are a wide variety of stains to
choose from depending on what you wish to achieve in that room. So the Chinese
elements within our bodies should be kept in balance and our qi (energy) will
then be good, and we will not fall prey to disease.
. When balanced these areas are for creativity, travel and helpful
When Choosing Plants
Be aware that the plant itself is the wood element but if the flower is red
then it is also the fire element.
Restoring wooden floors
If you have old wooden floors covered up by carpets, it is much healthier and
attractive to remove these carpets and have your wooden floors sanded.
Whether you choose plants or enhancing the existing wood features, such as
the floor in your home do it in a balanced way for maximum effect.
In China people pay physicians to prevent them from becoming ill not the
reverse as we do in the Western world.
Quick Tips for Floor Sanding
Preparation is all important. There are some excellent companies for floor
sanding London and throughout the country