Hardwood Polyurethane Finishes


Polyurethane finishes are available in three different types of sheens. 
High gloss polyurethane is the highest performing gloss; it's heavy duty, robust, flexible, very shiny, and used mainly on metals like iron and steel and also on newly poured concrete. 
Semi-gloss, typically used on hardwood, furniture, and other wooden surfaces. It's fast drying, within 24 hours, and provides a subtle shine.
Satin is also quick drying, it's durable, and adds minimal shine for a more matte look.

Water-based polyurethane is the most popular option; it's odorless and transparent. Many people enjoy it because it requires less ventilation in areas where applied, but it's less durable and more expensive than oil based and requires more coats. Because of certain chemicals in oil, it needs to be applied in areas where there's high ventilation. Another slight defect is that it doesn't dry as quickly; however, it's durable and resistant to moisture and heat. If you prefer to keep the natural color of the wood, oil-based wouldn't be a good option since it changes color over time.

Call us for a FREE ESTIMATE on your hardwood floor at (408) 509-8627 or (408) 333-9771. You can also visit our website at www.evergreenhardwoodfloors.com. 

Hardwood Refinish Services

For a better look for your hardwood floor, you can refinish it by sand and restain it, but first, you need to know whether it's Solid Hardwood or Engineered Hardwood. You may or may not be able to refinish this type of floor, depending on how thick its top layer is.

In this process we first sand the existing hardwood, this ensures it's clean and smooth, then we can restain it with the selected color and apply either one or two coats of the floor finish, these are things like oil and water based polyurethane to protect the wood from damage. After this, we recommend waiting 24 hours until moving furniture into the space.

This process is an easy way to bring life back to your hardwood floors with a new look that you desire. Evergreen Hardwood Floors has a variety of shades ranging from naturals to rich darks, perfect for all your needs.


Call us for FREE ESTIMATE on your hardwood floor at (408) 509-8627 or (408) 333-9771. You can also visit our website at www.evergreenhardwoodfloors.com.