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Reliable Floors offers different types of floor finish for your wood flooring: Polyurethane Oil, Waterborne, and many others. Each type has its advantages, and understanding the differences between them will help you to make the best decision for your home or commercial project. Whichever finish you choose, it is important to note that the most important factor based in how long the finish will last is not what type of finish is used, but rather what kind of traffic the floor will see. 

      Polyurethane Oil

Polyurethane oil finish is one of the least expensive finish. It is a transparent, oil-based finish formulated to provide excellent durability and great stain resistance.


Polyurethane gives wood floors depth and richness. This finish have been a mainstay in wood flooring for many years. 


Waterborne finish, often known as water base, is an air-drying urethane-acrylic emulsion. This technology is a relatively recent innovation, and therefore it does not have the same reputation as the Swedish finish yet. However, we at Reliable Floors, are much confident of our waterborne products we use; giving you the best results possible close to oil base.


The primary advantage of waterborne finish products is that they do not contain the same solvents that Swedish finish does, and are therefore much less toxic and allow our customers to get back into their homes a little sooner. 


      Other Finishes

Reliable Wood Floors offers all types of finishes in the market today. Finishes such as Swedish, Waterborne, and Polyurethane are the most common used. Osmo Polyx-Oil is also another finish available.


Not to be confused with traditional oil finishes, OSMO Hardwax Oil is an engineered finish made with plant oils and waxes, just enough highly refined mineral spirits to allow easy application. This extraordinary finish offers excellent durability and renewability with a unique finish.

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