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Cleaning up the saw dust after sanding
Q: What is the best way to clean up saw dust after sanding a floor?
A: A good vacuum cleaner. After thoroughly vacuuming up the dust, you might want to wrap a dry towel around a push broom and go up and down the floor (like a Zamboni machine) to remove the super fine dust that may still remain.
Cleaning a floor between staining and finishing
Related Q: I stained a floor then a contractor came in and worked in the house. He thought it was sealed but it wasn’t. How can I clean it up enough to seal it?
A: Just vacuum thoroughly using a soft brush and if need be wipe it with a dry micro weave mop afterward, then apply a coat of finish.
Follow-up: Thanks a lot. It worked.
Refinishing a 4x4 floor
I am refinishing a 4x4 oak floor. I would like to know if I can use a vibrating sander instead of renting a floor sander.
Sanding an engineered floor
...If this happens to be an engineered wood floor, is there any problem with sanding and refinishing it? My understanding is that you can, but this type of floor canâ€™t take this process as often as a solid wood floor. Is that true?
Sanding v-groove flooring and refinishing
Q: I have a pre-finished Bruce hardwood floor with V-Groove's that was installed 18 years ago. It has some areas where the finish is worn. Is sanding v-groove flooring and refinishing a V-Groove floor possible? It seems like the grooves would not get sanded and as such preclude that option.…