staining floor after

Step 1

staining floor sanding

Prepare Floors

Sand the floors completely and remove all sawdust.

Step 2

staining floor test spot

Test the Stain

Test the stain in an inconspicuous area of the floor or on a sample piece of wood before applying it to the entire floor.

Step 3

staining floor apply stain

Apply Stain

Apply the stain with a rag or an applicator. Make sure it is applied evenly and watch for drips and pooling. Allow to dry completely per the stain’s instructions.

Step 4

staining floor polyurethane

Add Protective Coating

The stain only adds color or tone to the wood but does not protect the wood. Add a layer of polyurethane or another protection over the finished stain. Allow to dry.

Step 5

Let Dry

Allow everything to set and dry completely before adding furniture or rugs into the space.