Repairing Deep Holes in Parquetry

October 24, 2018

Recently we just completed a large day of training with boutique floor specialist and they love parquetry. We do to as it looks awesome!

 

Repairing parquetry isn't too complicated, just a few steps to repairing the damages like new. In this step by step guide for repairing timber parquetry flooring, we will show you how to fix under filling of the wax. Sometimes you will repair and fix all the graining a notice that the there are some small holes that needs to be filled for perfect leveling.

 

Step 1. Cleaning

 

Products Needed: Eco Cleaner

 

Use for the gentle cleaning of décor and plastic surfaces. Removes most common household soilings. Also suitable for the basic cleaning of wood and UPVC windows.

 

 

Step 2. Pre Dyeing 

 

Products Needed: Colour Touch-Up Boxv

 

Pre-colour damage in the substrate with Colour Touch-Up and the Red Marten Brush. By using the lightest colour you can find in the timber this will allow for the none of the raw timber colours to come through.

 

 

Step 3. Filling

 

Products Needed: Hardwax PLUS & Hot Knife    

     

Choose several colour shades of Hard Wax PLUS corresponding to the surface (light/medium/dark) and hold wax sticks in turns to the hot tip of the Hot Knife. Let colour wax mixture flow into the damage in the direction of the grain.

 

Step 4. Leveling

 

Products Required: Special Fillers Applicator & Wire Wool

 

Remove surplus wax with the Special Fillers Applicator. Note: Sharp grooves on the flat surface, round grooves at edges Shiny spots can be reduced either by using Wire Wool or Sanding Pad, coarse.

 

 

Step 5. Restoring Graining

 

Products Needed: Furniture Lacquer PLUS, Special Filler Applicator & Colour Touch-UP Box

 

Make an intermediate sealing by misting with Furniture Lacquer PLUS from a distance of 30-40 cm – do not spray too wet. Restore grain pattern while scratching with the Special Scraper and applying Colour Touch-Up with the Red Marten Brush in the depth.

 

 

Step 6. Re-fill for leveling

 

Products Needed: Hardwax PLUS Transparent, Hot Knife & Special Filler Applicator

 

Fill grain with Transparent Hard Wax PLUS and remove surplus wax with the Special Filler Applicator.

 

 

Step 7. Sealing

 

Products Needed: Furniture Lacquer PLUS

 

Seal filled damage by misting with Furniture Lacquer PLUS from a distance of 30-40 cm – do not spray too wet. Spray 2-6 light coats if necessary. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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