Urethane finishes are called “surface finishes.” They protect the surface of the wood and with proper care can last for years.
Traffic Waterborne Finish
Bona waterborne finishes are healthier to work with and are fast drying. Clean, high build finishes won’t amber or change color over time, highlighting the true beauty and elegance of the wood. You can choose semi-gloss or satin finish. BonaKemi Traffic is easy to keep clean and will maintain its beautiful look for years.
Bona Oil-Modified finishes are perfect for clients that want an oil-modified finish with a slightly amber finish that enhances the color of the wood. To find out more about the Bona products, go to www.bona.com
Wax and Oil Finishes
Wax and oil finishes are called “penetrating finishes.” They penetrate into the wood and with proper care can last for years.
This is a low-VOC, low odor penetrating hard oil that is recommended for hardwood floors. After applying the Hard Oil #9, we finish with Floor Hardwax #32 for a beautiful, long lasting finish. We recommend getting a buffer to provide the upkeep that is necessary to keep your floor looking beautiful. You can read more about BioShield’s products at www.bioshieldpaint.com.
OSMO Polyx Oil
Osmo hardwax oil is a penetrating oil finish that is rich in natural vegetable oils and waxes. It is a natural alternative to polyurethanes. OSMO is made from readily renewable, natural ingredients. It is a penetrating finish and is durable. It preserves the look and feel of real wood. We recommend getting a buffer to provide the upkeep that is necessary to keep your floor looking beautiful. You can read more about OSMO’s products at www.greendepot.com.
WOCA Oil Finish (formerly Trip-Trap Finish)
WOCA oil finish is a penetrating oil finish that is hard-wearing for wood floors. While being new to North America, it has been proven in Europe where it has been used for more than three decades. WOCA is manufactured in Europe, where a third of all wood floors sold have the WOCA oil finishing products on them. WOCA products meet or exceed the most stringent VOC regulations in North America.