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    Default Polishing hardwood/timber floors

    Inside flooring.
    Did you use water base or oil polish?
    How long were you out of the house for?
    If in melbourne can you recommend someone?
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    We used a two pac polyurethane. We did it ourselves but got the stuff from connoly's in gaffney street, coburg. They gave us a lot of info too about doing it ourselves.

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    We used a high gloss polyurethane (oil-based) finish on our hardwood floors, of all the finishes it's the toughest and hardest wearing. With a toddler and inside dog it has stood up pretty well. The high-use areas such as kitchen are a bit scratched up, but that's unavoidable. We were out of the house for about 4 days (took him 2 days to complete it plus a couple of days for it to cure). I'm not in Melb so can't recommend anyone sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnysmama View Post
    We used a two pac polyurethane. We did it ourselves but got the stuff from connoly's in gaffney street, coburg. They gave us a lot of info too about doing it ourselves.
    two pac is the way to go because it contains a hardener which will protect and give lasting shine. I had my floors done 10 years ago and they still look pretty damn good. You well need to be it of the house for a few days but it will be worth it.



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    I was just told you can get two pac oil and water base. I need to research the pros and cons of both.


 

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