One of the earliest concrete houses in the country was built here
The use of wood in construction predates this by millennia. As for wooden floors, no other surface combines natural beauty with hard working practicality.
Feet and spills will take their toll, so remove those unsightly marks and bring your floors back to their youthful gloss.
With the help of the experts in wood floor repair and restoration...
The Grays Floor Refurbish Experts!
Use our twenty years’ experience of restoring hundreds of floors of all types:
from solid/engineered boards to herringbone/parquet blocks;
from every level of condition;
and in all kinds of locations;
in the home or in bars and restaurants; shops and offices; sports halls, schools and libraries; galleries and museums.
With the complete restoration service
Repairing and replacing missing or damaged timber
Filling in gaps for an even look, if desired
Sanding away old layers of paint and sealant
Staining the bare wood for a change of colour
Resealing with natural oil, hard wax or lacquer.
All top quality work:
Your new floor will be a worthwhile investment, as we use only premium floor products. Applied to the highest degree of workmanship, they will create a surface to last and retain its good looks.
With minimal mess and disruption:
Our cylinder machines collect dust from outside each room.
Ensuring... 99% dustfree sanding!
We can work at weekends or even overnight - to keep closure and potential loss of business to a minimum.
And help you by moving large items of furniture - and disposing of old carpets and floor coverings.
We’ll provide tips on how you can keep your floor in tiptop condition after its restoration.
Obtain the best advice from a friendly family firm
Contact us today for your FREE assessment
The Grays Floor Resurface Masters
It was the home of the great naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913, who chose to build in concrete through the proximity of a cement works and a gravel pit. He only lived here for four years.
Wallace’s travels in SE Asia and his collection of fauna led him to formulate the theory of evolution. Although still undeservedly far less known than Darwin, it was his writing to Darwin with these ideas that caused the latter - after years of indecision - to publish ‘On the Origin of Species’.
Darwin and Wallace jointly presented their findings to a famous meeting of the Linnean Society in 1858...