Allergy reactions may vary
with different finishes and species.
When considering refinishing
hardwood floors it is suggested to remove all rugs, furniture, and
drapes from the areas. If any other projects are planned such as painting we
recommend doing this prior. When finishes are applied it is vital to have as
little air flow in the areas as possible as airborne particles will find
it's way into any newly applied finish. When doing any remodeling projects
hardwood floor refinishing should scheduled at the very end to insure no
unnecessary damage be incurred.
Protecting other areas and
furniture from dust should also be considered. An effective prevention would be with the use of thin painters
plastic sheathing. When finishes are applied it is vital to have as little
air flow in the areas as possible as airborne particles will find their way
into any newly applied finish before it has had a chance to cure.
with prefinished hardwood floors the longevity and appearance can be
dictated by the care given. Using protective chair guides are recommended.
When cleaning we suggest checking the leg bottoms for any trapped grit that
will cause harm to any hardwood floor.
Depending on the finish used,
furniture should not be placed back into the areas until it is safe to do
so. Weather conditions can
play a significant role in how long it takes for a finish to cure. If in
doubt, allow longer periods to prevent heartache.
Finished Hardwood Floors
With the recent popularity of
aluminum oxide floor finishes, the refinishing process becomes more
entailed. The procedure will be more labor intensive than a hardwood floor
that has been previously finished on site. Expect higher costs