Floor Sealants and Coatings

Protecting wood floors in commercial or residential settings poses significant challenges. Many of today’s surface coatings are either too toxic (moisture-cure urethane) or lack the durability and require too much maintenance (penetrating oils and wax) to be viable choices for commercial or heavy residential use. Contemporary waterborne finishes, however, can provide the durability of the toughest oil-based products with fewer negative environmental consequences. These finishes are available in one and two-part systems.

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Products in Floor Sealants and Coatings

Special Hardwood Products, Inc
Polyureseal BP
American Formulating & Manufacturing (AFM)
PolyWhey Floor Finish
Vermont Natural Coatings
UVolve Instant Floor Coatings
HARCO Chemical Coatings, Inc.
HARCO Chemical Coatings, Inc.
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Jul 9, 2010 4:22 PM ET

animal underfloor sealant
by Anonymous

Shellac is a great sealant for urine that's seeped into wood. Apply several thin coats spaced at least 1 hour apart. (If you apply too thickly it won't dry properly.) Good luck!


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Jun 21, 2010 1:27 AM ET

Sealing Underfloor due to Animal Urine
by Anonymous

My dogs ruined my carpets while I was in Iraq and now I am putting in laminate flooring in my Alaska home. What kind of sealant can I use to get rid of the odor that is in the wood underflooring?