Oil? Wax? Urethane? what is the difference in wood floor finishes?

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A recent article by the NWFA sheds light on various floor finishes used through the ages.  This highly informative and entertaining article describes the differences in nearly every modern floor finish, including advantages and disadvantages, VOC content, ease (or difficulty) of application, and much more.

If you are in the market for a new floor, or just thinking about re-finishing your existing floor this article will be a great resource to get started.  If you want to learn more about finishes or need help selecting the right finish for your project contact the technical experts at Anthology Woods.  Got dogs? High-traffic? Don't care for high-sheen?  Desire "easy maintenance?"  Anthology Woods offers a variety of pre-finished options and can recommend the right finish for your project.