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Old 09-01-2013, 08:11 AM   #1
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Hi guys
I just bought a house and i am trying to figure out what is the finish of my hardwood floors (picture attached). There are very fine scratches and I need to know what kind of finish it is in order to use the right products to maintain the floors.
The finish is not glossy and you can kind of feel the wood grains when you touch it. So it does no look like polyurethane. Also i put some water on the floor and no white marks (so i guess not wax as well). So maybe oil?
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White oak has a deep grain and if it was not sanded enough you still could see and feel the raised grains even after it was sealed.

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So what finish you think it is?
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So what finish you think it is?


If it's solid 3/4" it's more than likely polyurethane,if it's engineered flooring then it's probably poly and aluminum oxide.
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It might be polyurethane.
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Satin poly.
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Thanks guys. I was questioning myself if it was polyurethane because when you touch the wood it is not as smooth as other polyurethane finishes i have seen.
Any suggestions of products to revitalize to hardwood floors?
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Thanks guys. I was questioning myself if it was polyurethane because when you touch the wood it is not as smooth as other polyurethane finishes i have seen.
Any suggestions of products to revitalize to hardwood floors?


Then it was probably finished on site,as opposed to a factory finish.

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