05:34AM | 10/18/01
Member Since: 10/17/01
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Hi. I am doing a penetrating oil / wax finish on my oak floors. I want to buy a buffer, but am unsure if I need the low speed(175RPMs) or the higher speed (1700RPMs). Any other waxing advice is appreciated.

Jay J

06:08AM | 10/18/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hi terryw,

Before I or anyone else gets too far on this, I'd like to know what, exactly, you have for a floor, and what is the CURRENT 'finish' on the floor. Waxing is usually done on UNFINISHED floors. For pre-finished flooring, you should stick to the MFGR's. Care and Maintenance Instructions.

I patiently await.

Jay J -Moderator

PS: God Bless America!


06:31AM | 10/18/01
Member Since: 10/17/01
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Thanks for the reply. Yes, it is a newly sanded floor finished with Watco penetrating oil. I have tried some urethane coatings and none that I found will give me the look I want.

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