One piece of advice though: do not ever apply three coats of finish in the same day. 0000095444 00000 n E-floor shows off the beautiful color of woods, especially exotic, colorful woods. How is hardwood flooring a good investment? 0000018746 00000 n 0000010639 00000 n 0000085137 00000 n A combination of low-hazard, easy-to-apply epoxy and polyurethane resin products which will provide beauty and durability to wooden floors, equal or superior to products professionals use today. We may also ask that appliances with pilot lights be turned off or disconnected prior to the commencement of work. ���N���N������f�������������?���?i����\������pR5��.q�`� �����|n6e�vٟ�����V���;P���]��z����n���?���~����f��Ģ��b�<6vU6�_gݫ���֯���w�ˣ�WK�� ��>{���+�����]$`��� 4 mRF_v=�J�[�!UI@�t�M&��2�P��2�����FH�β���kOk��.����H��9J��C�F �`ݚ� ����O�w�E��S�p�;폄�P��d`�+��!�ݵ�ʜ�Nk��YZ���~��Q�jS�x�\M�:{.�G3�!j���=qQz&H[VD 0000048903 00000 n 0000010820 00000 n 4 0 obj <> endobj ��V?rː��5p����"��*�ޣr c�]1�ɴcx��YZ���~���jFR�M>q� Swedish finish also has a reputation for durability unmatched by all but a few heavy-duty commercial grade finishes. 0000078169 00000 n Whichever you choose, it is important to note that the single most important factor in how long the finish will last is not what type of finish is used, but how much and what kind of traffic the floor will see. 0 0000002259 00000 n The e-Floor epoxy sealer is a 100% solids product. Residential floors usually require about three coats of finish, and normal foot traffic can resume 24 hrs after the final coat is applied. Most residential floors require two coats of waterborne finish, and upon completion of the final coat, normal foot traffic may resume after 24 hours. Q: We have 2 coats of Swedish finish on our oak floor, still in great condition after 5 years of good care. Your custom floors will show their “true colors” and be protected with epoxy-tough durability. Instead of forming a plastic film, like polyurethane does, OSMO Hardwax Oil has open pores that “breathe.” This allows any moisture that does get through to get back out again without pushing off the finish. Office & Showroom Hours: By Appointment Only - Call Ahead. Apply a sport-floor durability finish system without the toxic hazards of traditional systems. 0000006680 00000 n However, we at Seattle Floor Service feel that the waterborne finish products we use are at the leading edge of this relatively new technology, and these products will give you results very similar to the results we achieve with Swedish finish. %%EOF For many of our customers (almost half, in fact), the Swedish finish and the fumes and inconvenience associated with it prompt them to choose a waterborne finish. Cons: This type of finish has not been around for long; therefore, it does not share the same reputation for durability of Swedish finish. Apply MultiKote finish at temperatures between 60º - 70º F. (15.6 - 21.1º C.), and 40%-60% R.H. High humidity, … <]/Prev 141401>> 0000048236 00000 n This remarkable finish offers excellent durability and renewability with a unique lustrous finish. They find application in the toughest environments, like gymnasium and athletic floors, as well as clear finishes for hardwood floors in homes, offices, and other public buildings. We are downsizing a kitchen island and thus will be exposing an area around each side of the island by about 12". 0000095983 00000 n Seattle Floor Service offers four main types of floor finish for your wood floor, Polyurethane, Swedish, Waterborne, e-Floor and Osmo Polyx – Oil. 0000001998 00000 n 0000002444 00000 n 0000004357 00000 n 51 0 obj <>stream A transparent, oil-based finish formulated to provide excellent durability and remarkable stain resistance. If getting it over with is your priority the Swedish floor finishes are definitely the option to go for. The only maintenance required is light damp mopping, as opposed to the semi-annual waxing and buffing associated with sealer/ wax and polyurethane finish systems. The primary disadvantage of the Swedish finish is the powerful and unpleasant odor. 0000008804 00000 n Swedish finish was developed in the early 1950′s in Scandinavia and quickly gained popularity in Europe. It has been the industry standard for durability in the Northwest for many years, and we consistently achieve excellent results with Swedish finish. [� �n�_�ǀZ�9s՘�{�C�=md�x�+*G~-��� 0000001478 00000 n We generally apply 2 coats of Swedish finish on successive days, and Seattle Floor Service always recommends vacating the premises while these coats of finish are being applied.