Polyurethane seals your hardwood floors and protects them from scratches, spills and heat, while accentuating the color of the wood. It is a necessary step in hardwood floor refinishing, but it is also one of the most difficult. When applying polyurethane, you must be extra cautious so that you can avoid bubbling and an uneven finish to your floors.
Robar Flooring offers expert hardwood floor refinishing services. From sanding and staining, to applying polyurethane, we can bring out the natural beauty of your hardwood floors.
Even with proper application, it is important to avoid walking on the floors until they have cured, otherwise you will have flaws in your finish. When applying polyurethane, there are a few steps you must follow:
Hardwood floor refinishing takes a lot of experience, and the right tools. For a flawless finish, it is best to call a professional.
Samples of hardwood flooring installation
There are many options and possibilities when it comes to hardwood flooring installation. Few of the most common types include:
All of the above are either nailed or glued down on top of existing sub-floor. In condominiums or commercial properties where sub-floor consists of concrete, plywood is applied on top of the slab in order to allow for nailing of the floor. All glued down floors can be directly applied on top of the concrete. See diagrams below outlining different floor types, installation techniques as well as examples of transition and finishing trims commonly used.