Tips for Recoating Prefinished Wood Floors from the Pros.
For contractors and wholesale flooring distributors, there are many concerns and considerations to keep in mind when tabbed by a client to do a re-coat on a factory-finished floor. Here are some tips on several key factors of re-coating prefinished hardwood floors.
The first thing to do when arriving at the project is to learn as much about the floor as possible from your client. Find out who the manufacturer is, how old the materials are, and what kind of treatment or maintenance has been done in the past. Some situations might tie your hands regarding recoating – in the case of wax and most natural oils, for example, the floor must be recoated with the same product.
Once recoating is ready to begin, it is important to try with a test area first. You never know if the finish will flow out properly on this type of floor, or…
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