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Thinking of Staining Your Hardwood Floors a Dark Color?

Dark stained floors will help anchor a room and give you the freedom to put light, bright colors on the walls – or even just white – that will add brightness to the room. We love this look and so do most designers we work with. It’s a very glamorous, classic look that will go with a lot of different furniture styles.

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First time staining wood floor a dark color – Ask the Wood .

A: First, you are going far too fine with your grit selection. 100 grit should be the final grit in wood prep before staining. If this is softwood I simply stain regardless of color used. If it is hardwood and a dark color I usually water pop or wet the surface to open the grain. I would not water pop on softwood.

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How to Stain a Wooden Floor (pro method for DIY) - YouTube

How to stain a wooden floor like a this video I demonstrate the basic method of sta.

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How to Stain a Hardwood Floor | how-tos | DIY

Apply the Stain Dip rag or sponge into stain and apply stain to floor, going with the grain rather than against. Work from one side of the room to the other, frequently wringing out rag or sponge so coverage is even and stain doesn't pool on floor. Step 4

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Let me talk you out of staining your floor | Wood Floor .

The amount of stain that a floor can absorb is finite; the floor will not get darker if you flood it with an excess of stain or apply a second coat. Using excess amounts or applying multiple coats of stain can cause the stain to 'bleed back,' where it wicks back up to the surface of the board as solvent begins to evaporate.

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Staining Wood Dark: 7 Tips to Get Darker & Richer Finish

Apply the black tea onto the wood surface using a paintbrush. Cover every inch of the wood surface and apply the black tea water to the wood grain direction. Apply this black tea several times to get a darken wood stain. Before giving the next coat of stain, let the black tea absorbed onto the wood surface and let it completely dry.

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