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Old 11-22-2011, 10:40 AM   #1
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Scratches in new hardwood floor


A friend just had a new oak floor installled 3 weeks ago. It has been sealed and then finished with 2 coats of poly.
They have been very careful but when moving in a very large and heavy refrigerator they put a few scuffs in the floor. They are pretty good scuffs but not through the finish.
Is there anything that they can do to repair these marks?

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Old 11-22-2011, 12:12 PM   #2
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A knowledgeable floor finisher could probably lightly sand/screen the offending area and recoat it if it is only a scuff in the finish. Doubtfull that's all it is but hey.

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You may be able to either tape off the damaged board and sand it down and refinish or buff and recoat the entire new floor.
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