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Let me talk you out of staining your floors. We get this customer call weekly. ... The Best Finish for First-Time Coaters; ... Red oak and white oak floors absorb stain more uniformly, but be aware that there is a difference between the density of earlywood (or springwood) and latewood of these species. As you can see from the photo above right ...


Time to Choose a Stain Color for White Oak Flooring. Mommy to Max Last updated on March 28th, 2018, Home Renovation, ... Best Finish for the Most Natural-Looking White Oak Floors Color Has No Gender My Son Loves the Color Purple General Contractor Saga. Tags: Bona, general contractor.


Find and save ideas about Red oak floors on Pinterest. See more ideas about Floor stain colors, Jacobean stain and Red oak wood.


I happen to love no stain and a water-poly on old oak floors, but if you have staining on your mind (and assuming these are old oak floors), you might consider my second choice: sand, no stain, oil-poly. It'll look great in one way from the start, and then develop a rich, deep amber overtone over the years.


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Best stain colors for wood floors…if you’re about to sell your home. If you’re selling your home, you want to go with the most popular colors, and those would be very dark browns, followed by very light shades (i.e. natural). Dark brown stain shades. Very dark hardwood floors are currently the most popular…by far.


Rust-Oleum wood stain was the best I’ve used, but I think they’ve been discontinued. But I’m sure gel stains, like General Finishes, do the same thing. All that to say that for me, part of the charm of old oak wood floors is the grain, and the grain in oak doesn’t turn an awful color when stained.


But before I rent the sander and get started, I need to decide on a stain color. I tested out four different Minwax stain colors on some leftover red oak floorboards that I had on hand.. I didn’t take the time to do any sanding or water popping/wood conditioning or anything like that, and I also ...


Our series on domestic hardwood flooring would not be complete without an in-depth exploration of oak hardwood flooring (both red and white oak flooring), its pros and cons, the different looks you can achieve with it and the best brands and prices on the market.


We’ve been wanting to do a wood/stain study for years now and in my head, I wanted to do every type of wood with about 20 different stains each. But with limited resources (not to mention space), we settled on 5 popular species of wood commonly used by DIYers, with 6 different stains; 2 light, 2 ...