"It sounds like the name of some new floor varnish
Ideally, use a specialist floor paint to create a durable finish - or choose a colour you like and coat it with a tough floor varnish
Ideally, use specialist floor paint to create a durable finish - or choose a colour you like and coat it with a tough floor varnish
5 Finish with two thin coats of anti-slip floor varnish
, applied with a roller.
Everbuild Ultra Hard Floor Varnish
This multi-purpose, quickdrying clear varnish comes in 750ml and 2.5L and delivers an ultra-hard scratch-resistant natural finish.
Painting them makes it easier to disguise the new ones than with wood stain or varnish, although dark varnishes can work really well - I recommend using Ronseal Diamond Hard Floor Varnish
in Satin Walnut (PS42.98 for 2.5L, B&Q).
Ronseal DiamondHard Floor Varnish
in Satin Walnut (PS42.98 for 2.5ltr, B&Q), is a sophisticated dark stain that suits all styles of home - the more coats you do, the richer and better the colour becomes.
And instead of refinishing the floors, they simply applied a shiny gym floor varnish
over the existing floors, even leaving the glue left behind from the carpet they'd removed.
80%, water-based paints and floor varnish
grew by 44,5% up to 1,818 drams and by 40,9% - up to 2,090 drams respectively for a litre of
While it's certainly recommended to use a specialist floor paint, you could use ordinary wood paint and protect it with clear (non-yellowing) varnish (try Ronseal Perfect Finish Diamond Hard Floor Varnish
in Clear Satin, pounds 49.98 for 2.5ltr, B&Q).
If your floorboards are really black, you may not be able to finish this job in a long weekend, but otherwise it's perfectly possible, providing you put your back into it and use quick-drying floor varnish
. While wooden floorboards you're going to paint don't have to be sanded to the same degree as ones you're going to varnish, it is best to sand them first so the paint adheres better.