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Sealing a hardwood floor


 

Oil 

Advantages

  • More natural look
  • Easier to maintain and repair
  • More colour options
  • Can be layered to create double colours or different effects

 

Disadantages 

  • Slower drying time. Six to eight hours depending on the product and the weather.
  • Less hardwearing

 

 

LACQUER

Advantages

  • Harder wearing, more effective sealing
  • Quicker drying times
  • Less need for maintenance

 

Disadantages

  • Harder to repair and maintain
  • Less range of colour options
  • Can have a plastic look some people prefer to avoid.
  • Different sheens are possible with either oils or lacquers - matt, satin or gloss. We do not advise mixing matt and satin finishes. Be warned that the gloss can be hard to keep clean and will show up every imperfection.

 

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