Whether you just purchased a home with wood floors or you’ve recently decided to repair and replace wood flooring, you want to […]
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Protecting wood floors isn’t difficult, but it’s important to understand how different sealers work and the advantages and disadvantages of each. There are two basic types of sealers: penetrating sealers and “top” sealers. Penetrating sealers, as the name implies, soak into the wood and seal from within. When the floor becomes worn you can re-apply penetrating sealers. Top sealers, like lacquer, shellac, and varnish stay on top of the wood and cannot be applied for worn spots without showing.
Is wood flooring about to get more expensive? The (U.S.) government is debating whether or not to add import duties […]