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Old 05-29-2006, 10:37 PM   #1
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a woman asked me if i would put new polyurethane on her wood floor.the floor is unlevel and beat up.i told her it needed to be sanded,but she doesn't want to go that route.being the honest guy i am,i told her that the new poly won't stick.can anyone give me any advice on what i can do to help it stick.this is an old house turned into a hair salon.she is not asking for a pretty floor.she likes the roughness of it,but wants it to shine.any comments?

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If anyone would know here it would be teeter. He is a expert on distressed looking hardwood floors.. I personally think runaway from that job.

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well,i know the woman and she is begging me to do it.she said to apply the poly anyway,regardless.i'm wondering if i can scuff the shine off of the old to help it stick a little better.she knows it's not gonna be done right,but being the person i am,still want to do the best i can with what i've got.
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You will need to sand the poly enough to scuff it up so the new will stick. The problem is if you don't know what they cleaned it with it could be contaminated and the new poly will not stick even with sanding. In this case you will need to put down a sealcoat first then poly of your choice.

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thanks big dave.i will see what info i can come up with and go from there.
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