Jan , Engineered hardwood flooring cannot be sealed and sanded like hardwood flooring, but some brands can be lightly treated for minor scratches this way Improper cleaning can lead to problems as with hardwood Whether landlords are looking to purchase an investment property, researching renovations
Nov , Aside from the obvious issues though, the table was in otherwise excellent condition I decided to put my frustration aside and refinish the thing I started by giving it a good cleaning and sanding image Because the table top had a veneer and far to many dents and dings to sand out, I opted to use General
Feb , Originally, I thought we d go with hardwood or engineered wood but the more we thought about it, we decided to go with a laminate or vinyl plank It s for residential with commercial grade, we dragged furniture on it, spill water, dog, cat, kids, you name it, still no scratch at all and is a breeze to clean.
Dec , With three young kids in an old home with all hardwood floors, I feel like I am constantly cleaning up the floor We have A few of you have asked how I clean our hardwood floors I ll tell you I learned that you should not use it on unsealed hardwood, laminates, or engineered hard floor surfaces Reply.
Apr , I this video I show the hot water and iron method on solid wood to make a compressed ding pop back out to its original shape I ve got some pretty big dents scratches on my dinning room table from moving, we set something on top of it that had those little furniture feet on it, well those left dents on the
Jun , Bring Wood Back Most of today s furniture is made of engineered pressed wood Let real wood take center stage via the high quality furnishings of the s These mid century masterpieces have clean lines of teak, walnut, oak and rosewood Maybe hunting for these old pieces seems like too much work.
Dec , how to refinish wooden furniture Beckwith s Treasures on @Remodelaholic After removing the really heavy old finish or the majority of the paint, mix acetone and lacquer thinner in a glass or metal bowl and use a piece of steel wool to scrub the piece with this mixture This is the best way to get the
Oct , So while laminate furniture may look like it has a wood grain, it s not actually real, so there s no reason not to paint it to your heart s content! Laminate Furniture I started by cleaning everything really well using a combination of microfiber cloths and cleaning wipes, and removing the shelves and hardware.
May , Buying real wood If you are in love with vintage furniture the chances are great that you will come across a piece or made from laminate Chances are that parts of your piece may be real Before I was able to do anything to this cute guy I needed to clean off this space age duct tape that was stuck to it.
Jul , Bare wood floors were so chic and such a staple of s style, that painting them over and covering them up seemed sacrilegious CLEAN Vacuum and wipe down floor thoroughly to remove all dust and dirt Use polyurethane based porch and floor enamel If you want to improve adhesion to the
Jul , This DIY lemon coconut oil natural wood restorer is super easy to make and helps restore the luster to your wood tables and more! Vinegar is a common choice for cleaning type applications, so I thought it would be a safe bet here, and added lemon juice because it is also a good cleaner, but also for
Oct , What To Use to Whitewash Wood Lime Wax on Cherry Veneer Finish this piece is old Working in widths across the table, I pushed the wax into the grain and immediately came back and pulled off the excess with the clean side Much the How To Wax Furniture with Amy Howard Leaving the
Sep , Since it s not always possible to avoid plywood or particleboard in furniture, apply a finish like AFMSafecoat products to the exposed, bare wood to Clean furniture with a HEPA vacuum cleaner, or one that traps dust particles down to at least micron in size (refer to the manufacturer for details like this).
Nov , I ve painted veneer before yes, with chalk paint, and it didn t work very well It just scratched right off So I decided to follow procedure to the T So follow along, and I will tell you how to paint laminate and veneer painting laminate First, (after removing all the hardware) I lightly sanded down the surface.
This Old House presents a complete guide to finding the best wood floor for your home Tips to clean your dishwasher to ensure it cleans your dishes effectively Some prefinished solid wood and engineered wood floors are DIY friendly, but if you plan to hire a pro installer, tack on per square foot, minimum.
There were a few stray bits of veneer and you can see the JTS with screwdriver in hand removing the little pieces glue residue from peeling veneer petticoat junktion There was also a lot of tacky glue left on the d er fronts Instead of trying to remove it I just painted over itmore on that later Elmers wood filler for filling
May , It seemed to be solid wood, but I actually think it s a high quality fake laminate (LOL, fake!) Anyways, I found a paint at the True Value in town, EasyCare Premium Low VOC paint primer satin finish in one in Penguin Black I cleaned the surface of the dresser, took off the hardware, and painted I didn t even
Aug , Cons of solid wood Solid wood is definitely the best choice for furniture but, as with any natural material, there can be downsides Solid wood is more susceptible to changes in climate, which may cause it to crack or warp It s also more expensive than furniture made from engineered wood products.
Jun , Protecting your hardwood floors from a day to day basis To protect your floors from getting scratched daily, consider using cloth furniture protectors under the feet or legs of your tables, chairs, and heavy furniture Also consider removing shoes, especially high heels and shoes that can scuff and scratch the