What are some of the names of popular exotic woods?
Brazilian Walnut, Brazilian Cherry, Jarrah, Bubinga, Merbau, African Padauk, Heart Pine, Mesquite, Teak, Wenge, Ipe, Australian Cypress, Sapela, Santos Mahogany
What is the problem?
The extractives in exotic woods are known to cause drying delays, adhesion failures, and soft cure Continue reading Coating Exotic Wood Floors
Cold weather is upon us again, the following are some tips to help your finish perform to its maximum efficiency:
Fresh air flow is essential to the drying and curing of Continue reading Cold Weather and Wood Floor Refinishing
Q: What are the most important factors contributing to proper drying of a finish?
A: There are four – Temperature, humidity, film thickness, and Continue reading Dry vs. Cure
Oil Modified Polyurethane
The viscosity of the finish is critical to good finish application. The single biggest factor which influences the viscosity of the finish is Continue reading Finish Too Thick?
Temperature & Humidity
Temperature should be kept between 70 – 80°F. Humidity level should be kept between 35% – 55% to insure Continue reading Gym Floor Maintenance
Dry mop the floor with an untreated dust mop frequently.
Daily, spray a clean dust mop with Continue reading Routine Care of Hardwood Floors
What causes common finish problems?
Streaking is caused by the dragging and subsequent poor dispersion of Continue reading Using Rollers
Polyballs are beads of paint or finish which protrude from cracks in floors when the moisture content (MC) of the wood rises, causing Continue reading Stop Polyballs
Poloplaz recommends using the Hardwood Floor Cleaner on a Continue reading Gym Floor Cleaners
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I am excited to let past and prospective customers know that I have made what I consider a major floor finish upgrade. Poloplaz, a U.S. based company that specializes in Continue reading Poloplaz floor finish