Category: Flooring

Making Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors Shine Again

Hardwood floors are hand scraped made to look naturally worn and aged. Despite the appearance of old flooring hand scraped wood chisel coming, scraping and hammering, the floors are made with existing flooring materials. As with regular wood flooring, its wooden floor scraped requires special care to maintain appearance. To make your floors shine hand scraped hardwood again be cleaned properly using supplies that do not dull the surface.

Instructions to make hand scraped hardwood floors shine again: clean the surface of the wood flooring scraping by hand with a mop. Remove surface dust and dirt that causes wood look dull. Pour 1 gallon of warm water in a bucket. Add 1/2 teaspoon of dishwashing detergent to the water. Shake the ingredients to make a soapy solution.

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Dip a damp towel in the detergent solution. Drain excess moisture so that the mop is just damp. Clean the floor surface, wooden, hand scraping the damp mop to remove stains. Wipe the floor with clean cloths.

May dampen a clean cloth with sparkling water; rub the mineral water on the floor hand scraped hardwood. Use another cloth to polish the wood to shine.

Beautiful Acid Stain Concrete

Acid stain concrete can transform dull gray concrete in a beautiful courtyard for your living space outdoors. Unlike use a particular peeling, chips and fades over time, paint acid stains are permanent because they penetrate into the pores of the concrete. The most important part of acid-staining a concrete patio is preparing the surface. If the surface is not properly prepared, it could lead to acid stain will not penetrate the concrete stain speckled looking messy.

Acid stain concrete not only helps to reduce allergens in the home, but the acid stain concrete is very beautiful, it resembles a marble finish, if done correctly. This article will show how to achieve this look in no time. Acid staining new concrete is obviously the best idea for the sake of time, but I have included the steps to prepare your floors if you have an existing floor.

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Always allow the stain to penetrate. After finishing applying the acid dye around the yard, give it time to penetrate the concrete, allowing it to sit for 24 hours. Never apply new acid stain concrete without allowing it to dry for at least two weeks. Acid stain will not penetrate if you do not give the concrete time to cure fully.