Q: A house cleaner cleaned our newly refinished floors with ******* ***. The floors are very sticky. How can we remove the oil without damaging the floors?
A: Use Bona Pacific Floor Cleaner: www.bonakemi.com
Removing oil soap residue
My wife and I just bought a new house which has hardwood floors throughout. Overall the floors are gorgeous but there are some high traffic areas which you can tell the urethane is getting worn. I would like to sand the top of the urethane and then apply two more…
How to remove oil soap residue
We have Brazilian cherry wood floors that were prefinished, most likely with a urethane before installation. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of using ******'s oil soap. Now we have cloudy smears in some areas, but still some clear areas that have that original satin sheen. What should I use to…
Wood floors coated with tung oil
Q: I have wood floors coated with tung oil. What is the best way to keep them looking good? A: I had a discussion with a technical rep of Lee Valley tools regarding the use of Tung oil as a floor finish. He said you would need an initial 10…
Painting old floors
My hundred year old fir floors are worn through in many areas. The pros say they cannot be refinished. Can I paint them a dark expresso? If so, what paint should I use and what would be the process?