Q: How can I repair wood putty from finished floors? I’ve had my wood floors finished. The wood putty used was the wrong color and is now visible and dry. I’d like to repair without damaging/scratching the rest of the floor.
A: I rather like the tube fillers from this company which come in hundreds of colors: www.colorriteinc.com
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