06:32AM | 08/15/05
Member Since: 08/14/05
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Hello! We moved into an 80ish year old house and underneath the wall to wall we discovered beautiful hardwood floors. We had them sanded, sealed and coated with polyurethane by a very reputable company. He advised us not to walk around in our barefeet but my husband says that is only if our feet are wet. I think my husband may be wrong but I would like to know why barefeet are not a good idea. We love the floors. Thay are old growth oak with dark mahogany perimeters and scroll work in the corners. Thank you for taking the time to answer.


08:46AM | 08/15/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
549 lifetime posts
You cannot harm a floor coated in polyurethane by walking barefoot.


10:17PM | 06/17/15
Yes, but what about right after a water-based polyurethane coat was put down? Why socks and not bare feet?


05:59PM | 06/18/15
Because it's uncouth. Also it smudges it. With socks it's like buffing to a fine shine.
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