To stain wood floors, choose a stain color, test it on a section of the floor, remove the furniture, sand the floor, and sweep up the sawdust. Apply the stain and polyurethane, allowing ample drying time between applicat... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Examples of stain colors for wooden floors include ebony, dark walnut, pecan, red oak and moonshadow. Wood staining companies and floor installers often offer customers custom tints and sheen options that range from sati... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

The best way to remove a stain from a wood floor that is nongreasy, such as nail polish or food, is to use warm water and dish detergent. The solution is used with a soft cloth and rubbed onto the stain. More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

An effective way to choose a stain color is to apply the desired stain to a 1-foot section of the wood in an inconspicuous area. Allow the stain to dry to determine whether the color is right for the wood. To hide the co... More »

Ultra advanced semi-transparent stain from Pittsburgh Paints & Stains is a waterproofing sealant that protects wood floors from graying, which is caused by UV exposure. The stain also features a two-way waterproofing pro... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To refinish a cedar chest, put it on a tarp, remove the hardware, strip and sand the wood, apply the new stain and sealant, and dry the chest. This two-day process requires protective clothing, a tarp, screwdrivers, a ch... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To stain wood, decide how dark you want the stain to be, sand the wood, apply the stain and go over the area with a cloth. You need a piece of wood, sandpaper, stain, a tack cloth, a rag and a paintbrush. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance