Q: Is the ceramic based coating on some pre-finished wood flooring really VOC free?
A: I don’t know, but I have an email from Boa Franc stating that their floors have no emissions.
- Fire proof coating
How do I test the coating on my buildingâ€™s staircase and exterior doors to see if each coating is fire proof?
- Water based finish buff/coat over oil based?
I have a floor on which a customer put 3 oil based coats. The customer wants to know if I can buff and coat the floor with a water based finish. Is this okay to do? Will it dry right?
- Water-based or oil based polyurethane
We have a 70-year old house with beautiful pine floors desperately in need of refinishing. So far we've had 3 professionals in to give us estimates. We have 2 large dogs so of course, durability is our primary concern and we're aware that we need to trim and file their…
- An oil based stain plus an oil based polyurethane varnish
Can I add an oil based stain to an oil based polyurethane varnish and apply over my pre-sanded maple floor? Will this technique avoid the problem of staining maple floors and ending up with a blotchy stain look? What is a better solution? I want to avoid the light contemporary…
- Tungsten in a floor coating?
I do woodworking. I want to know the best way to remove a hardwood floor coating that has tungsten in it. Some people I have talked to said they use a planner. Is this a good idea or is there a better way?
- Low VOC water-based polyurethane
All of the green building references I have found say that wood floors should be finished with a low VOC water-based polyurethane, but none of these articles provide recommendations for a brand. Is there a website which provides this information or can you provide the names of some products that…