I spent the weekend sanding my oak "parkay" flooring and I am ready to put the poly urethane on it now.....
I have a friend who refinished his hardwood floors and they look great. I dont like the yellowing that happens when applied and over time though. My friend has said to not use the fast drying stuff because it "sucks". I want a CLEAR NON-YELLOWING finish that looks good and is durable. From what I have read...this will require a water-based finish to prevent yellowing. The water based poly is also fast drying which I have been told is not as good.
Will i have to seal the floor first before applying poly? The floors formerly had a dark stain applied and I sanded the crap out of the floors to remove all of the stain and now they look light and bright. Can someone tell me if i will have to seal first? and what i can use to get a crystal clear and durable finish (this is the foyer floor that will get lots of traffic).....i really love the way the floors look "as-is" after sanding and i would like to preserve the natural oak look as closely as possible without sacrificing durability.....
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