My Newly Refinished Red Oak Hardwood Floors

My floors are finished! The finished floors exceeded my expectations, and I think it’s because of that poly/stain combo coat that I added to even out the color on the floor. I’m so glad I learned that trick! I’ll definitely be putting that tip to use in the future. But first, if you missed the first part of this floor refinishing project, you can click here to read about it… And you can click here for the products and process I used… And you can see my tips on getting a gorgeous finish here… Anyway, let’s take a look, shall we? Here’s the entryway and living room floor… The photos make the finish look much more reflective than it is in person. It’s really a true satin finish, so it does reflect light, but it’s not shiny. And here’s a closer view of the area under the windows. It think the poly/stain coat, and the final poly topcoat, really evened out the finish quite nicely. There’s still some variation, but once the room is furnished and decorated, I don’t think anyone will notice. And the color variations kind of blend in with the sheen variations with the light reflecting off of the … Continue reading My Newly Refinished Red Oak Hardwood Floors