Removing Varnish from Hardwood Floors without Sanding

removing varnish from hardwood floors without sanding

Varnish is part of what makes the floor attractive. It is also important in protecting the floor from a number of things that encourage wear and tear. Sometimes, however, you may need to remove the varnish that maybe looks old or you just want to change the appearance. Removing the varnish might be a difficult process if you do not know how to do it. Additionally, you should have a number of tools that can aid in making the varnish come off the hardwood floor before you can apply a new layer of varnish. The process however doesn’t happen very …

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How to Buff Hardwood Floors Yourself

how to buff hardwood floors yourself

Hardwood floor buffing is a standard renovation approach involving the removal of wood scuffs and scratches. It’s an affordable and simple wood floor revamping technique suited for DIYers and professionals alike. Through buffing, you can replenish your wood floor polish and make it more durable. The following are steps on how to buff hardwood floors yourself and everything else you need to know. What Exactly Is Wood Buffing and Why Do You Need to Do It? You can buff your hardwood flooring if it has scratches or scuffs. Buffing is mostly done to treat minor imperfections and fine scratches in …

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How to Remove Wax Buildup on Hardwood Floors

how to remove wax buildup on hardwood floors

Since hardwood floors are prone to moisture impact, they’re often coated with wax to add a protective layer. The wax coating acts as a shield, protecting your hardwood floor from water damage and extending the useful life of the flooring. However, while the wax coating protects the hardwood flooring, it’s vulnerable to the build of candle wax or residual wax. Residual wax is simply the wax left after floor cleanings, while candle wax is the normal candle wax drips that melt on your hardwood flooring. Whichever type of wax, here are simple ways on how to remove wax buildup on …

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How to Open Moped Seat without Key?

how to open moped seat without key

Opening a moped seat without a key is something you probably don’t want to do. But if the key is lost or destroyed, this can be an emergency solution to use when you need quick access to your moped. In this article, we will tell you how to open a moped seat without key using simple tools or tricks. What Is Moped? Moped is a small, lightweight motor vehicle with a step-through frame and a gasoline engine mounted above the rear wheel. It is typically a step-through design. The moped seat is used for seating on mopeds. Small gas engines …

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How to Shine Engineered Hardwood Floors

how to shine engineered hardwood floors

Engineered hardwood flooring is a craze that’s likely to stay with us for long. The affordability and ease of maintenance of these floors have made them highly preferred among homeowners global-wise. Sadly, engineered hardwood floors succumb to damage by high traffic, waxes, and regular cleaning. As time goes on, you’ll start noticing that your hardwood flooring looks scuffed, dull, and dirty.  How to Shine Engineered Hardwood Floors The following are ways on how to shine engineered hardwood floors yourself. Vacuuming To give your engineered hardwood flooring a shiny and fresh look, clean off the dust and dirt particles. Vacuuming is …

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How to Get White Film Off Hardwood Floors

how to get white film off hardwood floors

White film on hardwood floors can make the floors look hazy, milky, and old. This film can raise questions about floor maintenance, cleaning methods, and even repairs. In order to remove the white film, it is important to identify the underlying cause. In this post, we are going to discuss how to get white film off your floors!  You can also learn about 5 awesome homemade protectants for your floor here). Possible Causes A host of factors can be responsible for the white film on hardwood floors. Here are some possible causes:  Improper cleaning products Poor application of the finish …

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How to Restore Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

How to Restore Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Unless your hardwood floors are significantly worn, scratched, or damaged, you can store them without sanding. And there are multiple ways to do that. In this post, we are going to discuss two common methods. Today on WFC, Read on to learn how to restore hardwood floors without sanding. Method 1: Buffing and Recoating The first method is buffing or recoating, which involves abrading the coat before you refinish the floors. Below is a step-by-step guide. Step 1: Check the floor to see if it has a wax finish Recoating is not an option if the floor has a wax …

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How to Make Hardwood Floors Look New Without Refinishing

How to Make Hardwood Floors Look New Without Refinishing

For many of us, refinishing hardwood floors can be a daunting task. The good news is, refinishing is not the only way to bring tired-looking floors back to life. There are some easier alternatives such as screening and recoating, using a decorative rug and painting them. Read on to learn how to make hardwood floors look new without refinishing and don’t forget to check back on WFC for our latest articles. If the Floors Are Scratched and Worn, Recoat Them Screening is a pretty quick and inexpensive process, and it can make your wood floors shine again. The process involves …

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Stripping Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Stripping Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Each time you sand your wood floor, it gets thinner. And at a point, it can get too thin to be sanded for renovations. Luckily, there are alternatives to sanding. You can use chemicals to strip your hardwood floors. In this post, we are going to discuss the procedure of stripping hardwood floors without sanding. Keep reading and check back for new WFC content daily! Things You Will Need Chemical stripper A filling knife A few wash bottles Some scrub pads Chemical stripping is not that complicated. The basic idea is a simple one. You apply a chemical stripper, loosen …

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Whitewash Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Whitewash Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Whitewashing is one of the best ways to make hardwood floors look new again. It can protect your floors from moisture, mold, and mildew. Traditionally, a mixture of lime and water was used, but most people these days use white latex paint. Fun fact: you can actually whitewash hardwood floors without sanding. In general, you have to sand your hardwood floors before you whitewash them. However, sanding is time-consuming, labor-intensive, and can not be done on wood floors that are too thin. That is why many people want to find a way around sanding. Read this post by WFC to …

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