Come along to Loba Thursdays located at the KHR Training Center in Southampton – Call 07956 134481 to book!

FREE DEMO – Loba Thursdays are all about getting to grips with any of the lacquer and oil finishing products.

Suitible for all different levels of experience, it will give you a chance to be hands-on and try out products for yourself in a practice makes perfect environment.

You will receive loads of great support on the day from your Loba Rep Fraser. He will be giving the demos for the day and answer any questions or queries you might have.

You will be in an environment that you can experiment first hand with these high-quality products.

This fantastic FREE day is located at the KHR Training Center in Southampton any Thursday you book in.

If you are unable to attend the location of the training center, Fraser offers an onsite demo service which you can also book now.

Learn more with your Loba rep Fraser!

If you would like to attend this demo day between 10:30-3:30 on Thursdays, please call KHR on – 02380 215315 or call Fraser directly on 07956 134481 or by email to info@khr-online.com, Frasermcarthur@lecoluk.com.www.lagler.co.uk Address: KHR Company Ltd, 38 Clausentum Road, Southampton, SO14 6RZ

We look forward to seeing you there!

Side-Bonding 101

There are plenty of waterborne finishing products on the market that claim to prevent Side-Bonding, but what is this process, and why should you pick a premium “non-sidebonding” finish over a cheaper one?

Avoiding the effects of Side-Bonding

Ever had unsightly and unexpected gaps or cracks and splits appear in wood flooring?  If so, you are familiar with the nightmarish effects of Side-Bonding.

This problem occurs during the refinishing process when waterborne finishes and lacquers flow in between boards and glue the wood together. Due to the high durability and adhesion of modern floor finishes, this gluing-effect is often stronger than the wood fibres holding the boards together. As the wood naturally expands and contracts depending on the room climate and humidity, this causes huge stresses across entire sections of the floor until it finally cracks at the weakest point– usually right at the most visible point or in the middle of a walkway! Continue reading “Side-Bonding 101”

Floor Sanding Tips: Build a Finishing Sample Kit

Be ready for any floor finishing challenge by building your own sample kit.

We recommend that every floor sanding professional has their own sample kit to test their favourite colours, oils, stains and lacquers wherever the job takes them.

Sample kits are a great way to demonstrate and sense-check work you are proposing for a customer. For standard, common finishes you can use it to build a small collection of flooring samples using your favourite products. For more complicated work, the sample kit is a mobile laboratory that can be used to run tests on site to check adhesion, colour and durability. Continue reading “Floor Sanding Tips: Build a Finishing Sample Kit”