Floor finish

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A protective surface coating for wood flooring. Examples of floor finishes include waxes (Butcher's wax, Carnauba wax, Ceresin wax, Japan wax, Paraffin wax), oils (Tung oil, Floor oil), natural resins (Rosin, Shellac, varnishes), and synthetic resins (Polyurethane, acrylic resins, Spar varnish), stains, and Paint.

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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