Timber Floor Sanding and Polishing Expert, NS Timber Flooring

Meet our Timber Floor Sanding and Polishing Expert, Kane Clague

Are your wooden floors looking worn? Do you want to rejuvenate your timber floors or wanting to go with different coloured flooring? Then read on to find how we can help.

Our team at NS Timber Flooring have completed over 15,000 sanding projects across Southeast Queensland since our establishment in 1982. This impressive history brings with it the experience and expertise to sand and polish any new solid or existing timber floor.

Our resident Timber Floor Sanding and Polishing expert, Kane Clague answers some frequently asked questions as well as share his tips for homeowners.

But first…

What is Timber Floor Sanding and Polishing?

Sanding a timber floor is the process of finely removing a desired amount of the top surface of a new or existing timber floor. This is carried out with an abrasive sanding pad or sandpaper and results in a smooth, revitalised timber surface that is perfect for staining or polishing.


Meet Kane, our Timber Floor Sanding and Polishing Expert

How long have you worked at NS Timber Flooring?

My father started sanding floors in 1982 and has grown the business to what it is today. My grandfather also worked alongside him for many years and I have worked in the family business for the past 15 years 

What are your qualifications?

I have a Certificate 3 Apprenticeship in Floorcovering and finishing with a further 10 years industry and company experience. In addition to these, I undertake continual professional development completing various industry training.

Roughly how many sanding and polishing jobs have you done in your career?

Over the course of my career, I have physically sanded and polished over 1,000 floors. With regards to quoting and production the number is close to 3000.

On average, how many sanding & polishing jobs does NS Timber Flooring complete a week?

On average, we sand and polish 8 – 15 projects of various size per week.

What’s one thing about sanding and polishing that homeowner are surprised to learn about when speaking with you?

Most homeowners fail to realise how cost-effective sanding and polishing is when you calculate over the life of the floor.

How often do I need to sand and polish my timber floors?

Depending on lifestyle usage and the type of coating chosen the average floor will last without any maintenance anywhere from 5 to 20 years

What do homeowners need to consider when planning to sand and polish their floors?

Homeowners need to consider what their expectations are based on their lifestyle especially with timber being a natural product. More importantly, homeowners need to be aware of the complete the process.

What’s the biggest myth about sanding and polishing?

Homeowners don’t realise that solid timber floors can be sanded and polished many times. Unlike solid timber floors, many homeowners fail to realise that most engineered floors cannot be resanded back at a later stage.

What’s your number 1 tip for homeowners?

Before undertaking any sanding and polishing jobs on your property, talk to us to understand the full process to make an informed decision.

What does NS Timber Flooring do differently to ensure a better-quality finish on sanding and polishing jobs?

We are the experts in floor sanding and polishing. We have experienced floor sanders, and I am there for support for everyone involved at every step of the way to ensure that the customer receives the best outcome.


If you’re ready to update the look of your solid timber flooring through sanding and polishing, call NS Timber Flooring today 07 3881 1158.


Timber Floor Sanding and Polishing Expert, NS Timber Flooring

NS Timber Flooring is a family owned and operated business since 1982 and we have over 200 years of combined industry experience. Our second generation family business boasts years of combined experience and is led by Robert Clague, a qualified floor installer and finisher, and the founding chairman of the Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA).

We are a Brisbane based full-service timber flooring company, in that we supply, we install, and we sand and polish. The company is based in Brendale, in the North Brisbane area, and services all of Queensland.

Since our establishment in 1982 we have produced over 20,000 beautiful timber floors for our valued customers, in areas from all parts of Australia’s eastern states.

If you need help with your timber floors, don’t hesitate to call us on (07) 3881 1158 or send us a message online here.



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