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Restoring Wood Floors After a House Fire

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A smoking outlet, the start of a house fire.
After a house fire there is a lot of clean up and repair that may need to be done. This is a guide about restoring wood floors after a house fire.
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April 4, 2010

I would like to know what to do with wood floors after a house fire?

By Theresa Jane from Lincoln University, PA

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April 7, 20100 found this helpful

1. Sand the floor down to bare wood using a floor sanding machine and edge sander, both of which can be rented; be sure to vacuum between sandings.

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2. Wipe sanding dust from the floor using a cotton cloth dampened with mineral spirits.

3. Use a 4-inch paintbrush to apply a base coat of sealer around the perimeter of the room.

4. Next, use a synthetic floor-finish applicator to spread the basecoat sealer across the middle of the floor; allow the sealer to dry two hours.

5. Use a clean paintbrush and floor-finish applicator to apply a topcoat of water-based polyurethane to the floor.

6. Allow the polyurethane to dry at least two hours, then apply a second coat.

7. After the second topcoat has dried, apply a third and final coat of poly. good luck.

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