Scratches caused by a 26 lb dog on natural (oak) hardwood floor

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Posted by: from Maple
5/6/2016 at 10:32:22 AM

Red oak natural hardwood (honey brown colour) NOT LAMINATED

I have heard of a conflicting advice as to whether I could reduce the visible scratches due to the nails of my 26 Ib dog.

I need a product to cover/seal/reduce the tiny scratches. Something is better than nothing! URGENT

Any advice from a professional?


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Date/Time5/6/2016 at 5:07:16 PM

Hi Martin,

Have you tried Olive Oil? Very good for a temporary fix.

If you want the Professional solution, get rid of the dog or cover the floors with rugs. Dogs and hard wood floors are not a good mix. Even if you refinish the floors, the dog will still be there to ruin them. Decide what is more important, shiny floors or dog ownership.

Good luck with your project.


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