Q: We are sanding our painted wood floors. Is there some way to protect them until we can seal them?
A: You could cover them with a drop sheet. Don’t walk on them with wet or mucky foot wear. Keep liquids away from the area.
Oh, be careful with lead that may be in the paint.
Protecting wood floors from insecticide treatment
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Sealing Wood Floors - is wood sealer necessary?
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Protecting wood floors from the cold
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Unfinished wood and paint
I own a painting company and I am doing a job for a home owner who is concerned about paint dripping on his unfinished Brazilian walnut hardwood floor. The installer told him that the paint can not be removed and I need to know if this is correct or not.…
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