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Refinishing wood floors typically requires the application of new coats of wood finish after clearing away the damaged layers of old finish. Usually there is no reason to clear the finish down to the bare floor, unless t... More »

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Some tips for refinishing wood floors include sanding the floor instead of applying a chemical-based stripper, taking out any obstructions on the floor prior to sanding, staining whole planks at one time, and removing du... More »

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Refinishing hardwood floors requires sanding and applying coats of sealer and oil polyurethane. Sealer is an optional choice if the floor absorbs stains in an uneven fashion. The end result should be a glossy shine on th... More »

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Highly-rated vacuums for wood floors include the Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away, Bissell Hard Floor Expert Deluxe, Miele Classic C1 Olympus and the Eureka Mighty Mite 3670G. The most important features hardwood vacuum s... More »

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Beautiful wood grain is a desirable attribute of hardwood floors. To bring back the full potential of the wood, a floor can be sanded, stained and resealed. The proper type of sander depends on the amount of sanding that... More »

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Use a drill, spade bit, saw, pry bar, workbench, hammer, chisel, tape measure, sandpaper, stain, wood floor finish and a paintbrush to reverse buckled hardwood cause by moisture. The floor must be dry in order to accompl... More »

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Apply Fabulon wood floor finish using a polyurethane floor finish roller for most of the floor and a brush for the edges and corners. Apply finish in a repeating "W" pattern with the floor roller and a zigzag pattern whe... More »

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