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Finishing Up! Your Options for Hardwood Finishes

You've laid down your floor, the stain has dried, sealer is settled into place; the stage has been set for your grand finale! It is time to apply the all-important finish to your wood so that your floors are protected from as much of the your household's daily wear-and-tear as possible. There are some things you should know before your flooring journey comes to a close, however. So many different kinds of finishes have been made available to homeowners through the years, and one size does not fit all when talking about wood floors.

To help you out, here is a quick, easy-to-read lineup of our performing finishes:


Water-Based Polyurethane

Oil-Based Polyurethane


Moisture-Cured Urethane


Oil Sealer

Swedish Finish (Acid-Cured)

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