Floor Preparation

Floor preparation is an integral part of every floor covering installation, and it must meet Australian standards to maintain the warranty of your floorboards. At 689 PTY LTD, we understand the significance of proper floor preparation and its impact on the longevity and performance of your flooring. With our team of professionals equipped with the right tools, methods, and expertise, we can efficiently carry out the necessary tasks to ensure a solid foundation for your flooring project. Our company offers a comprehensive range of floor preparation services, including:

  • Removal of existing floor coverings
  • Contaminant, mortar, and glue removal
  • Rectification of water-damaged slabs
  • Diamond grinding for new flooring systems
  • Waterproofing and moisture barrier application
  • Floor levelling, full flood, and patching
  • Slab repairs

Floor Levelling Services

We provide top-notch floor leveling services in the Gold Coast, Brisbane, and Tweed Heads areas. Our self-leveling specialists are skilled in using various tools and materials to ensure that the subfloor is perfectly flat and level, meeting all necessary standards and requirements for the specific type of flooring to be installed. Any floor installation requires a flat slab. At 689 PTY LTD, we understand the crucial role of a level subfloor in ensuring the long-term performance and durability of your flooring. That’s why we adhere to strict installation standards to eliminate potential issues and prevent warranty avoidance. Before every installation job, we conduct a comprehensive assessment of the subfloor checking for any irregularities. In many cases, we discover the need for patch leveling or spot grinding to address localized imperfections. However, there are instances where we determine that a full flood leveling is necessary to establish a completely even surface before laying down the new floor. Our meticulous approach guarantees a solid foundation, setting the stage for a flawless and long-lasting flooring installation.

Types of Floor Levelling Services We Do

689 PTY LTD, your trusted expert in professional floor leveling solutions. Achieving a flawless and durable flooring installation begins with a solid foundation. Our team specializes in comprehensive floor leveling services for both concrete and wooden subfloors. Whether you have a concrete slab or a timber floor, we have the expertise to ensure a level surface for your flooring project. Our services encompass full floor leveling, high spot grinding, and patch leveling. We understand the importance of a perfectly level subfloor, and our skilled technicians utilize advanced techniques and equipment to meticulously level the surface. With our commitment to quality and attention to detail, we guarantee optimal results and long-lasting performance for your chosen flooring materials.

Full Floor Leveling (Flood Levelling)

We understand the importance of a perfectly level surface for your flooring project. Our skilled technicians utilize advanced techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to meticulously level your subfloor, ensuring a smooth and seamless finish. Whether you’re installing laminate flooring, engineered flooring, or hybrid floors, our precise floor leveling methods guarantee optimal results and long-lasting performance.

High Spot Slab Grinding

Uneven surfaces can be a major obstacle when it comes to achieving a flawless flooring installation. Our high spot grinding service effectively addresses those raised areas, eliminating bumps and irregularities. With our specialized equipment and expertise, we expertly grind down the high spots, creating a uniform surface for your flooring, be it laminate, engineered, or hybrid. Say goodbye to tripping hazards and unsightly imperfections!

Timber Slab and Flooring T&G Particleboard Yellow Tongue Sanding

Our team offers professional slab sanding services for projects involving timber or T&G Particleboard subfloors to ensure a smooth and level surface. Whether you’re refinishing an existing timber floor or preparing a T&G subfloor to install new flooring, our skilled technicians utilize advanced sanding equipment and techniques to remove imperfections, old finishes, and unevenness. By carefully sanding the surface, we create an optimal foundation, allowing your chosen flooring, such as laminate, engineered, or hybrid, to be installed flawlessly. Our precise sanding process enhances the durability and beauty of your floors, revitalizing their natural charm.

Patch Leveling

When localized areas of your subfloor require attention, our patch leveling service comes to the rescue. Our experienced team carefully assesses and identifies uneven patches or low spots, and skillfully applies leveling compounds to bring those areas up to the required standard. This meticulous approach guarantees a level foundation for your chosen flooring, ensuring a professional and polished end result.

Skim Coating

In certain cases, prior to installing vinyl planks, the subfloor may require additional preparation in the form of skim coating. Skim coating involves applying a thin layer of a specialized compound over the subfloor to create a smooth and even surface. This process helps to correct any minor imperfections, such as small cracks, unevenness, or texture variations, ensuring a flawless vinyl plank installation. Our skilled team is well-versed in the art of skim coating, employing expert techniques to achieve a perfectly leveled subfloor, guaranteeing the longevity and beauty of your vinyl plank flooring.

Floor removal

At 689 PTY LTD, we specialize in comprehensive floor preparation services to ensure the success of your flooring project. As part of our commitment to quality, we offer expert removal of various types of existing floor coverings. With our precise techniques and skilled technicians, we can efficiently remove floating floors, glued-down flooring, carpets, glued carpets, vinyl sheets, and tiles. Our meticulous approach guarantees a smooth and clean subfloor, providing the perfect foundation for your new flooring installation.

Floating Floor Removal

If you have a floating floor that needs to be replaced, our team has the expertise to handle its removal. We carefully disassemble and remove each individual piece, ensuring minimal disruption to the subfloor. Our goal is to leave the subfloor in excellent condition, ready for the next phase of your flooring project.

Glued-Down Flooring Removal

Removing glued-down flooring requires specialized techniques to minimize damage and ensure a clean subfloor. Our skilled technicians are well-versed in the removal of various types of glued-down flooring, such as vinyl, laminate, or hardwood. We employ industry-approved methods to safely and efficiently remove the glued-down flooring, leaving behind a smooth surface for your new flooring installation.

Carpet Removal

When it comes to carpet removal, our team is equipped to handle the task with precision and care. We specialize in removing carpets and underlays, ensuring a smooth and efficient process. The service includes hassle-free disposal service, ensuring that the removed carpet and underlay are properly disposed of at a designated rubbish tip station. With our expertise, your subfloor will be prepared and ready for the next steps of your flooring project.

Glued Carpet Removal

If your carpet has been glued to the subfloor, our experienced technicians can tackle the challenging task of glued carpet removal. We employ specialized techniques and tools to safely and effectively remove the glued carpet, ensuring the subfloor is free from residue or adhesive.

Vinyl Sheets Removal

Whether you have outdated or damaged vinyl sheets that need to be replaced, our team can expertly remove them. We carefully lift and remove the vinyl sheets, leaving the subfloor clean and prepared for the installation of your new flooring.

Tile Removal

Tile removal can be a labor-intensive and time-consuming process. Our skilled technicians are trained in tile removal techniques that minimize dust and debris while efficiently removing the tiles. We ensure that the subfloor is clean and ready for the installation of your desired flooring option.

Slab repairs

At 689 PTY LTD, we understand the importance of a structurally sound subfloor for a successful flooring installation. Our team specializes in slab repairs, ensuring that your subfloor is in optimal condition and ready for the installation of new flooring. With our expertise and attention to detail, we can address a range of slab issues to achieve a surface suitable for your flooring project.

Our experience in slab repairs includes the following tasks

Crack Repairs

Cracks in the subfloor can compromise the stability and integrity of the flooring. Our skilled technicians are experienced in repairing subfloor cracks, utilizing industry-approved techniques and materials. We carefully assess the extent of the cracks and apply suitable repair solutions to restore the strength and evenness of the subfloor.

Slab Cleaning

Proper cleaning of the subfloor is essential to remove any dirt, debris, or contaminants that may affect the installation of new flooring. Our team performs thorough slab cleaning, ensuring a clean and debris-free surface. This prepares the subfloor for further repairs and leveling, setting the stage for a flawless flooring installation.

Subfloor Grinding and Flattening

Uneven or undulating subfloors can pose challenges during flooring installation. Our experts have the necessary tools and expertise to grind and flatten subfloors, creating a smooth and level surface. We meticulously address any irregularities, ensuring that the subfloor meets the necessary flatness requirements for your chosen flooring materials.

Subfloor Chips and Holes Repairs

Chips and holes in the subfloor can impact the stability and aesthetics of the flooring. Our skilled technicians excel in repairing subfloor chips and holes, employing professional techniques and materials to restore the integrity of the subfloor. We fill and repair any damaged areas, creating a seamless and solid subfloor foundation for your new flooring.

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