You have old wood floors and you want to make it more shining? Well, sometimes wood floor is easy to be faded, so thinking of refinish it is a good idea. So, how to refinish wood floors?
First thing you have to do is sand off the old wood floor. You will need a walk-behind floor sander. If you don’t have it, you can rent it. You may also need to rent a power edge sender to sand the floor which located against the wall. Don’t worry both stuffs have a featured vacuum and dust bag to reduce the dust that is left behind. If you need more from the rental store, they have many things that you may also need that are 3 grades of sandpaper, they are: coarse, medium, and fine. Just to be safe, you should wear a masker and Google for eye and something to protect you ear. After sanding, fill any nicks and gouges in the old floor. You can use wood putty and tools like broad knife to do it.
Go to second step. After finishing the sanding, clean all the dust from the floor or any other places that is disturbing you. Use damp rag to wipe the walls to clean it perfectly. This is important because you don’t want have any dust in the floor after the refinishing process. You can also use vacuum cleaner to do this. Wiping the entire room floor can be good idea. After the wiping process, wipe a wax a wax-impregnated piece of cheesecloth that specially designed to pick and hold dust. Well, how to refinish wood floors might be difficult but surely it can be a nice do it yourself project for you! Happy refinishing people, watch until your wood shine look the same when it’s new.