Make sure to apply only a thin layer of wax on your hardwood floor.
Butchers wax on hardwood floors.
Floor wax is softer than furniture wax and it s identified as floor wax on the label.
Like its solid wax counterpart liquid wax should never be used for vinyl no wax floors and floors with urethane finishes.
You need a product approved for hardwood floors or you risk damaging the floor finish when you strip the wax.
It s excellent for helping to revitalize antique furniture and for cleaning and revitalizing wood floors.
Allow the wax to dry for an hour before proceeding to the next step.
If you don t want too much time waxing the floor then liquid wax may be a better alternative.
Its original blend of hard finish waxes produces a rich satiny luster.
Wax will only make the wood floor sticky which in turn will attract dirt pet dander and hair and other types of dirt.
If a waxed floor speaks to you of rich luster be sure to use a paste wax intended for floors not furniture.
Liquid floor wax helps to seal and protect beautiful hardwood floors by protecting them from scratches nicks spill stains and other marks.
Minwax 785004444 paste finishing wax 1 pound natural 4 7 out of 5 stars 1 674 wood butter 8 ounces butcher blocks cutting boards and utensils naturally prevents bacteria growth on wood veteran owned.
Sc johnson paste wax deep cleans a variety of surfaces including wood furniture hardwood floors and metal leather plastic cork and vinyl surfaces.
This will only make it more difficult to clean the floor.
Why wax hardwood floors.
You can buy commercial wax removers to make this job less onerous but read the label carefully before purchasing one.
Dab a clean cloth with a thin layer of floor wax.
Hardwood flooring installed before the 1970s often required wax applications to ensure floors were well protected and retained their lustrous appearance.
What kind of wax is for hardwood flooring.
It s only for unfinished cork linoleum and unvarnished hardwood floors.
Solid wax is a time consuming and complicated way to preserve your hardwood floors and liquid wax serves as a quicker and simpler alternative that gets the job done.
Popularized in the 1940s waxing is a floor finishing technique in which clear or colored wax made of a blend of solvents and synthetic and or natural waxes like beeswax.
Spread the wax on your hardwood floor evenly.
Start on one corner of your flooring and work your way until you have covered the entire floor area.