The Hardwood Floor Refinishing Adventure Continues – Tip For Getting A Gorgeous Finish

I was going to wait until the floor was finished before I shared more pictures with you (probably tomorrow), but quite honestly, I was way too excited about my progress yesterday that I couldn’t wait. 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… So yesterday morning, I finished staining the floor in the breakfast room and pantry. And then I had to wait a minimum of eight hours for that stain to dry before I polyurethaned the floors. While I waited, I read comments on yesterday’s post, and some of you noticed (as I had) that the stain was uneven in places, like under the windows in the living room. I think that’s due to the differences left by the edge sander vs. the drum sander which cause the wood to soak up the stain differently. But in addition to that, the overall finish just wasn’t quite as dark/rich as I had hoped. Now I know that just adding polyurethane will add some depth/richness to the color, but I wanted the color evened out all over just a bit, … Continue reading The Hardwood Floor Refinishing Adventure Continues – Tip For Getting A Gorgeous Finish