Q: I have newly constructed maple wood floors. Is it possible to darken them to a walnut, smokey-grey color? Is staining maple grey possible?
A: You can provided you understand and accept how they are likely to appear. Because of the variety of density of the wood (maple) it can take on a somewhat blotchy appearance.
I have a hardwood floor that looks like a gym floor. It is maple. I would like to stain it darker, however I've been told that staining this maple floor won't work and won't turn out?
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