Types Of Polyurethane Sealants and Finishes 

Polyurethane is one of the most popular wood finishes for its versatility and long-lasting performance. Its exceptional durability makes it well-suited for high-traffic areas and surfaces that are subject to wear and tear.  Wood surfaces coated with polyurethane have incredible resistance to moisture and other weather elements likely to cause discoloration and premature deterioration.  However, … Read more

Can You Apply Polyurethane With A Rag?

Cleaning up after a project can be such a hassle. After completing a project, your face lights up with a smile of satisfaction and contentment. That smile quickly disappears when you remember you have brushes to clean. Manufacturers seem to understand woodworkers’ and DIYers’ pain by designing wipe-on stains and sealants.  Can you apply polyurethane … Read more

What Happens If You Don’t Sand Between Coats Of Polyurethane?

Applying polyurethane to hardwood floors and other wood projects may appear straightforward for experts and experienced DIYers. However, unless you know what happens if you don’t sand between coats of polyurethane, you can easily skip sanding where you shouldn’t. Such a mistake can be daunting. Fortunately, this article has everything you need to know about … Read more

Water-Based Polyurethane Vs Oil-Based Polyurethane

Polyurethane is hands down the most durable finish for hardwood floors and other wood projects. However, not all polyurethanes are created equal. Some are water-based, while others are oil-based.  Both water-based and oil-based polys offer incredibly long-lasting protection to wood surfaces. However, the two polyurethane types differ in color, odor, and other characteristics that make … Read more