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According to the National Wood Flooring Association, a hardwood floor should only be waxed when buffing no longer restores the floor's shine. The time between waxing varies, depending on the traffic the floor receives, b...

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Repairing scratches in hardwood floors requires using a method appropriate for the depth and width of the scratch, but small scratches are easily repaired by applying acrylic floor polish or wax over the surface. Use cau...

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Care for a hardwood floor by sweeping and vacuuming it regularly, cleaning it with a mop, using the right cleaners and using floor mats at high traffic areas. You need a broom, vacuum, mop, cleaners and mats.

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Laying a hardwood floor involves preparing the subfloor, acclimating the wood, installing the first row, fitting the last rows and installing the trim. With the right tools, installing modern hardwood floors by yourself ...

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To finish a hardwood floor, remove the old finish, fill in gouges and choose a finish. Apply the sealer, buff the floor, and add the finish. You need a floor sander, an edge sander, sandpaper and wood putty. Obtain a put...

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A hardwood floor can be refinished by sanding the top layer of finish, then applying a new coat of finish. It is not always necessary to sand down to bare wood to refinish a floor. However, as Lowe's points out, it is im...

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Consumers can find free guides for do-it-yourself hardwood floor refinishing at Lowes.com, About.com and ThisOldHouse.com. These guides provide information from determining if a floor needs refinishing to dust control wh...

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