I have red oak hardwood floors that were completely sanded down and finished with an oil-based urethane (no stain) 3 years ago. The floors need to be screened and re-urethaned due to some wear patterns and light scratches (not into the wood).
I am getting differing opinions on which urethane can be applied. On one hand, I am being told that since there is already an oil-based finish down that is what needs to be reapplied. On the other, I am being told that since the finish is already cured and it will be screened a latex finish will work without any problems.
Does anyone know what the correct answer is? If possible I would prefer to use the latex since it does not yellow as the oil-based poly will. Plus I find latex easier to work with and the dry time between recoats is less. Also, is there a difference in the durability between the latex and oil-based poly?
Thanks in advance for the help!