Charlie C
Charlie C
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  • Lancaster, PA
Asked on Feb 3, 2012

my wood floors are scratched and stained--should I sand everything or try some sort of cleaner/wax?

KMS WoodworksDan's of Central Florida, Inc.

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  • Charlie, your best bet would be to call in a professional wood floor restoration company. From the sound of it the floor needs to be screened/sanded and refinished. It is possible to do this yourself, but it can be difficult if you do not know exactly what you are doing and easy to mess the floors up even worse than they are.

  • KMS Woodworks
    on Feb 6, 2012

    I would avoid waxes...these are the leading cause of finish contamination when floors get re-finished. If the damage is not down into the "wood" but merely with the "finish" a Screen and recoat my be enough. The floor pictured below (foreground) was a screen and recoat.

    my wood floors are scratched and stained should i sand everything or try some sort, cleaning tips, flooring, screened recoat foreground
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