Asked by: Mamourou Chrstiansen
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Last Updated: 28th May 2024

How can you apply wax to a wood floor?

Use a cheesecloth, terrycloth rag or small amount of paste wax to rub the compound into your floor. You can follow the wood grain as you rub. Or, for square or patterned hardwood floors, use a circular motion. Follow the manufacturer's instructions to let the wax dry.



This is why I am wondering if you can use paste wax to protect my hardwood floors.

Solid Paste Wax Use this old-fashioned wax to seal unvarnished hardwood floors. Use paste wax for no- floor, vinyl or urethane-finished floor . Use the liquid paste wax if you prefer soft wax. It will become cloudy as the waxed surface dries.

What is the best way to apply wax to a floor? Applying the 1st coat of wax - It is important that you do not run out of wax before the job's done. Our Optimal Wet Look Floor finish will cover about 2,000 square feet per gallon. Every finish is different. Most recommend four to five coats.

So, which wax is best for hardwood floors?

These are our top picks for the best floor wax.

  • Howard FW0016 Feed N-Wax Wood Polish and Conditioner
  • Polish and finish with Quick Shine Multi-Surface Flooring.
  • Polish Rejuvenate Professional Wood Floor Sterer.
  • Bona Hardwood Floor Polish
  • SC Johnson Paste Wax.
  • Weiman Hardwood Floor Polisher and Cleaner

What are the benefits of waxing hardwood floors?

Liquid floor wax protects hardwood floors from scratches, nicks and spill stains. Waxing can be used to shine up the floor. This will brighten the room and enhance the home's overall appearance. The liquid wax forms a thin layer which is polished to shine.