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Best Hardwood Floor Polish & Restorer 2020 – Reviews & Guide

Daily wear and tear, foot traffic, scratches and regular cleaning will eventually make the surface of your hardwood floor to appear old and dull.

Polishing once in a while restores the surface sheen, adds radiance and protects the finish thus making your floor to last long and appear new again. 

Polishing is a simple hardwood floor maintenance process that only take few hours as long as you have some knowledge on how to polish hardwood floors. To get the best results, you need a trusted, tested and certified product formulated for this purpose.

Here are the reviews for our top rated wood floor polish that will make your floor to look new and fresh:

Top 5 Best Hardwood Floor Polish and Restorer (2020)

OUR TOP PICK

Bona Hardwood Floor Polish - High Gloss, 32 oz

Bona has a name in wood flooring products and their high gloss polish cannot go unmentioned.

Bona Hardwood floor Polish is formulated to restore, shine and add beauty to the wood surface. The high gloss protective layer also reduce daily wear and tear of the finish.

The formula is designed to even out the appearance of the finish by filling in light scratches and scuff marks thus creating a fresh new look. It is easy to apply this product and given that it dries faster, you don’t need to wait for a longer time before walking on your floor.

Bona High Gloss Wood Floor Polish is Green Guard Certified and thus safe to use in your home without worrying about the family and pets.

According to the manufacturers, this product should be removed from the floor every 4-6 months to avoid a residue build up. Read instructions before using and ensure you are applying on a clean surface.

Pros

  • Easy to use or apply
  • Dries faster on the surface
  • Safe on human and pets
  • Clears surface imperfections
  • Durable long lasting results

Cons

  • Has to be removed every 4-6 months
  • Not too shiny on unfinished and old surfaces

Recommendation

Bona products are exceptionally good and you can hardly go wrong with their polish. Be sure to follow the instructions and possible do a spot test. We recommend this product for your hardwood floors.

EDITORS CHOICE

Weiman Wood Floor Polish and Restorer - 32 Ounce - High-Traffic Hardwood Floor, Natural Shine, Removes Scratches, Leaves Protective Layer, Packaging May Vary

This is a versatile restorative wood polish by Weiman that offers along lasting protection and beautification of your hardwood floor surface.

It is formulated to remove scratches by filling in them while at the same time forming a protective high gloss scratch resistant layer.

Weiman Wood Floor Polish and Restorer is ready and easy to use. Simple apply using a microfiber on a clean wood floor for effective outcome.

The results are long lasting on all hardwood floor finishes. It is approved as safe and can be used around family and pets without worrying about any possible harm.

Pros

  • A reputable brand in surface care
  • Clears light marks and lines
  • Ready and easy to use
  • Offers a lasting surface protection

Cons

  • Inconveniently longer drying time
  • Several applications for better outcome

Recommendation

Before using, carefully read the instructions. This polish may take slightly longer to dry. Like any other polish, you may have to remove it after some time to prevent build up and slickness. Use a rectangular FLAT microfiber swivel mop to apply on a clean floor surface. We found this to be among the best hardwood floor polish.

BEST VALUE

Howard Products FW0016 Wood Polish & Conditioner, 16 oz, Orange, 16 Fl Oz

Feed-N-Wax is ideal polish that provides a soft luster on finished and unfinished wood surfaces. It also offers a protective coating thus preventing the finish from wear and tear.

Formulated with conditioning oils, this product helps in keeping the wood from cracking, fading and drying out.

Howard Feed-N-Wax Wood Polish and Conditioner should be used on monthly basis and every time the wood starts to appear faded or drying.

The in depth of grain and natural beauty of the wood is typically enhanced by this blend of beeswax, Carnauba wax, mineral oil and orange oil.

With a single application, all the small scratches are covered and it dries to form scratch resistant layer. This product is safe to use with family and pets around, although it should not be ingested or directly applied on the skin.

It should also be stored away from heat spark and flames due to its combustible nature.

Pros

  • Can be used on multiple wood surfaces
  • Easy and ready to use without applicators
  • Preserves the wood from drying out, cracking and fading
  • Even out light scratches in the finish
  • The formula is safe for use around family and pets

Cons

  • With time, it leaves a white residue that is hard to remove
  • Foot prints can be seen on floor even when the polish has dried

Recommendation

Feed-N-Wax formula can be applied on multiple surfaces in your home. It is easy to use and dries faster. Being able to restore the finish and protect against scratching, we recommend this polish for your wood restoration.

RUNNER UP

Quick Shine High Traffic Hardwood Floor Luster and Polish, 27 Fl. Oz.

This is a product by Holloway House Company that can make your floors shiny and lustrous.

It is ideal for any type of sealed wood floor and other surfaces. Carnauba wax is a key ingredient that protects, shine and polish wood floors.

Application is so much easier, you simply squirt the formula on the floor and spread with microfiber mop. It will only take a short period of time before it dries.

The rich, deep and long lasting glow can go up to 3 months in areas with high traffic and 5 months on those with less activities.

For exceptional results, apply on a clean dry surface. It is also important you remove old polish before applying a new one. In terms of safety, this product has been approved as safe to use around family and pets.

Pros

  • Safe to use around family
  • Easy to apply
  • Shine, protect and polish
  • Lasts longer before applying again

Cons

  • Leaves a residue if incorrectly used
  • May streak on hardwood floor

Recommendation

It is important to follow instructions before using any product on your wood floors. This should be followed by a spot test on a hidden area of the floor. This product can be used less frequently as compared to other polishes for same results and thus we find it economical and ideal for restoring surfaces.

RUNNER UP

TriNova Hardwood Floor Polish and Restorer - High Gloss Wax, Protective Coating. Best Resurfacing Applicator with Mop or Machine to Restore Natural Beauty 32oz

TriNova polish brings out the beauty and adds a high gloss appearance to a wooden surface.

It reduces the appearance of scratches, dents and other imperfections caused by pets and other daily wear and tear. It requires no mixing or any special applicator thus easy to use.

Simple to apply using a microfiber mop or cloth and dries faster to offer a high gloss protection coating on the hardwood. What is important is to clean your floors, apply and let it dry completely before allowing in human and pets’ traffic.

Pros

  • Protects and restore wood surfaces without multiple applications
  • Easy to use and dries faster
  • Good for people who love highly glossy surface appearance

Cons

  • There are concerns of a white residue on some floors
  • Your floors will appear wet or too slippery thus scary to pets and some people

Recommendation

This polish is ideal for floor protection and restoration although you may find it a challenge if you prefer natural finish appearance. If you have no problem with the glossy coating then we recommend it for your floors.

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