Bleached Wood Floors

Citybeach Timber flooring are Sydney’s bleched wood floors specialist.

Bleached wood floors involve a technique using a Litenit Wood Bleaching System. A safe, VOC free, 2- component liquid wood bleach system that will remove the natural color from any bare wood. Not a new idea! just one that has been refined to improve the results. Safer, with the discovery of a new activator to pull the tannin to the surface.

LiteniT wood bleaching system will work on any wood obtain a lighter finish. It dramatically lightens the timber floor boards to more of a Baltic pine. This technique has been engineered and developed by Citybeach over the years which have an intimate understanding of how to achieve a consistent jaw dropping result which will sure to enhance and lighten your house.

There are only a handful of professionals in Sydney who offer this service to your timber floors. If your looking for bleached wooden floor boards to a Scandinavian European semi look then bleaching floor boards is an excellent and cost effective alternative to revamping and giving your house a new look. We can bleach Sydney blue gum, bleach jarrah wooden floors, bleach brush box timber flooring and more.

People often mistake bleaching and liming as the same thing and whilst bleaching floors makes a similar effect to liming the process is very different. Bleaching wooden floor boards is a process in which a chemical reaction takes place between the bleaching solution and the wooden floors.

The main advantage of bleaching timber floors compared to liming is that the bleaching can lighten up dark timbers such as Sydney blue gum without hiding the natural wood grain. Liming is limited as to its uses as it can’t make darker timbers lighten up without blocking the wood grain.

The bleaching process is complicated and needs more caution. There are many different bleaching methods and some bleaching methods can make dangerous and harmful gas emissions, but at Citybeach timber flooring are bleaching specialist. We are highly skilled and confident that we can achieve your desired finish.



Water-based polyurethane

Non-toxic, low odour, fast drying and a very durable coating system. A popular product here in Sydney for your timber flooring and we only use and recommend The best water-based floor coating systems that were developed for high traffic intensity.

These products have uncompromising resistance to scratching, scuff marks and chemicals whilst being environmentally friendly. There fast curing and delivers a clear non-yellowing formula which will enhance the natural beauty in your timber floor and of course is Greengaurd approved for low indoor emissions inside your home.


Solvent-based polyurethane

Solvent based polyurethanes offer the highest gloss option for those who want to achieve the highest level of sheen for timber floors. These products are a cost-effective way to achieve a beautiful finish for your hardwood timber floors but also very toxic.

These products are highly resistant to abrasions and are extremely durable and hard wearing. They can achieve both a superior gloss or a silky matte finish

The strong odour may be present during its application but it will subside as it dries up. And since they have a high level of toxicity and strong solvent, we recommend the home owner not to be inside whilst we are coating.

In essence, it can be bewildering to choose the right finish given the wide array of choices. However, Citybeach Timber flooring can offer you plenty of options and in return you will end up with an investment that’s worth your hard-earned money.

Bleached Wood Floors-Before
Bleached Wood Floors-After

Synteko Hardwax oil

We use and recommend Synteko Hardwax Oil because it is the next generation in penetrating oil timber floor coatings. This can be applied to all timber floors, especially suitable for high traffic areas. Excellent wear-resistance, thanks to its high solids (100%) content, giving it good grain filling properties.

This is a matte finish only.

Synteko Hardwax Oil is made from renewable raw materials, cobalt-free and no solvents resulting in it being VOC free. In addition to its good water resistance properties, provided it is applied correctly, it meets the R10 classification. Another advantage is that this oil can be tinted with Synteko Tinting Paste which consists of seven different coloured pigment pastes to be added to Synteko Hardwax, Natural and Domo OIL’s.

By adding Synteko Tinting Paste to the floor oil, the wooden floor can be coloured as desired while at the same time maintaining all the benefits and excellent properties of the penetrating oil.

The tinted oil highlights the natural grain of the wood whilst providing the wood with a clear deep colour.

Contact us today to discuss your timber floor polish options.

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Call us on 0428 267 333 today for a free consultation and handy, same day quote. Feel free to send us a photo of your floor.