Hope this works. They actually all look the same-gray. Mar 18, 2018 - Bona stains on red oak, top to bottom: Driftwood Jacobean Early American Antique Brown Chosen: Medium Brown Walnut, provincial, antique brown, Jaco, all lean toward the ashier/green side of brown/neutral. We are getting ready to do ours. Find out how to keep them that way, Learn costs and other important details about renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid, We give you the details on cost, installation, wood varieties and more to help you pick the right hardwood flooring, Which kitchen flooring is right for you? Anyone used bona nordicseal on red oak? Bona Traffic Finish - Red Oak Hardwood Floors. See more ideas about floor stain, red oak floors, hardwood floor colors. I did this on the red oak with Mega One satin finish and it looks great. Because we really didn’t want any red or yellow undertones. Just what i want for my red oak. Not sure how to share photos on here. The floors looked so much REDDER than we anticipated. We put a coat of Basic Coatings Streetshoe finish on late afternoon today and it dried fast enough that we could walk across it (in socks) to lock the back door when we left. I’m thinking the only solution is to refinish . There was nothing we could do at that point. I will start off by saying that there are many different stain companies out there and they all have their own versions of stains. All content on this website is copyrighted to Decor Hint, unless otherwise noted. did you add a stain or seal? I’m beginning to think that it is super important to do the matte finish coat... think we used Bona ultra matte??? Bona DriFast Stain® is an oil based product. Learn more here. The smaller squares are … The White Oak didn't. I've heard that bleaching turns red pink :o, Thanks. To hide the orange tones in the red oak (the rest of the house) you will have to go to a midtone brown that has some hints of green/gray in it. Big rich o is a media, image server. Two questions I do have is how long should the contractors wait after applying the coat of seal and the traffic HD matte and how long between coats of the traffic HD matte? My husband and I are partial to a matte floor – I don’t really want any gloss or shine at all. The winner is one part rosewood and one part neutral. I'm having my 20-yr old, yellowing oil-poly red oak floors professionally sanded and finished. Island. Matte? Hope so! So good to hear that you were happy with that finish on red oak as well. If you don't mind the pinkish tone, do this: to downplay the red tone, pick a neutral or ash based color, nothing with red in it. How do you like them? We tried three and it made the floors almost blue and much too “milky”. But that rustic look may not be to your taste. He likes the way the satin goes on, and said I won't experience satin "coming through" with wear. But rushing that decision was not a good idea. @Ryan Alex Gorgeous ! This thread provided a lot of great information so I wanted to share my findings with others. I added the oak stain names for your reference. Thanks! That was our mistake. Thanks. what did you mix with? Of course, you will pay more for the better product. Thank you L Slater. For reference here are bona Nordic (top left), classic (top right), intense (bottom left) and natural (bottom right) on red oak with matte (left) and satin (right) finishes. I was worried initially, but rather than detract, I think they help give the floors dimension and "character". I would have felt yucky tearing out a full house of wood. Get some ideas and advice for selecting red oak floor stains. I would go with what you feel good about all around. But it does have good reviews via Amazon. Maybe contact that person to ask for final pics? You seem to know a lot about this/or have used it yourself. Colors are intermixable enabling us to create nearly any color imaginable. your own Pins on Pinterest The naturalseal locks in the freshly sanded look/ color - eg not 'wet'. Brooke Lewis have your floors stayed the same? Minwax is the stain choice that most DIY bloggers use. Unless you’re Taylor Swift and can afford to re-sand the floors down and start over. Discover (and save!) Definitely want a stain as I don't like the white oak color. I hate those bare feet marks! I also want to share with you a mistake we made in this process that we will NEVER do again. Our flooring contractor was using ZAR and Minwax. When it was sanded it looked beautiful & I didn’t really notice the red. Or it could be that my house is old, has floor to ceiling windows, and the floors have just bleached out over time. Having a hard time deciding! We used Cabico (much more affordable). Beautiful. Re-use is not permitted without explicit written permission. That next morning when we walked into our kitchen after the floors were completed – we panicked. But rosewood does have a hint of red in it. We have red oak floors in the new house and the color and finish yours turned out to be are my goals. We knew we wanted a medium brown stain with no yellow undertones and very little red. You can read above that some feel it’s too pink. Duraseal and Minwax are owned by the same company – Minwax. So – my ultimate advice to you is to try as many stains on a fake floor as possible and sleep on your decisions!! Thank you! @pcfl1 How many coats of Bona NaturalSeal and how many coats of traffic HD matte did you do ? And we wanted to see those gorgeous grains in the wood. @dominy have you done your floors? I love the openness/ natural light—all the windows and the trees . I tested with Nordicseal, and other white/ pickle/ whitewash stains and they definitely made them look pink. We used a matte topcoat and I’m wondering if that had anything to do with it. All the stains are beautiful in their own way. . Is it only one coat of the Weathered Oak? We don't want to have to paint all our trim with are oak and we have linen color cabinets. We used a stain, weathered oak after double bleach, lightened it by 1/3 and it looks great. He put Red Oak and White Oak in fluid and Red Oak the fluid came almost instantly all the way up to the top of it. The darker patches, inconsistent color boards, and knots are called "character markings" in the industry. Can you show me some pics? Bona’s Drifast Stain Collection offers a range of color options that you can use alone or with a combination of stains to create your own custom look. Here is our faux floor sitting on top of our real red oak floors. Duraseal is more widely used by flooring professionals. My contractor did not and there are a couple white chunks. Here is our floor today. your floors turned out beautifully, dominy! If you like a stain but something still feels off, you can mix it with other stains to get the right look. The difference here is so slight. Can you please share pics of white oak stained with classic colors of Bona stain. Your kitchen is lovely!!! @Andy ... Care to share any more photos? We have red oak floors that basically make everything look a little more red. I’m in the process of choosing what stain to refinish my red oak floors. Such a bummer, Katie. The floor does stain more easily than with our 20 year old Glitsa. @dominy your floors look beautiful. If we had more time, I’m not sure this would have been the final stain choice for us. I think it was a boat building or something. Anyone have opinion or experience with deciding between bona fide natural or nordic sealer color scale on a red oak floor to minimize red/pink/amber colors and increase a natural light finish? Four beautiful collections with 26 colors capture the invigorating spirit of great design. @pcfl1 would love to see photos of how your Bona NaturalSeal and traffic HD matte floors turned out. Read this series of posts. Bona’s DriFast® Stain Collections offer the latest choices for hardwood floor inspiration. Now that the old finish is stripped on the original flooring the wood seems lighter than the newer installed red oak where they meet. I have googled but it's hard to know if what I am seeing is really a certain stain on white oak. Super fast dry time plus, it doesn't have the same odor issues as the oil base. Overall, I’m happy with what we chose. it looks like you and another person both used Naturelle and had different outcomes (her's was quite pink - pretty, but pinker which probably won't jive with walnut's browns). And what's the finish? I hope this is helpful for you :-). I posted the exact formula somewhere in this thread. Feb 21, 2019 - Explore Beverly's board "Red Oak - Duraseal" on Pinterest. Did you mix with anything else? the documentation for each product on the bona site says how long to wait as well as a bunch of other info. Make sure they use the amount per square foot that the bottle says with the number of coats that the bottle says. @Katie Sanderson your island looks gorgeous! what did you mean by lightened by 1/3? The NaturalSeal has a slight amount of pigment in it to offset the visible darkening that happens when the wood gets wet/sealed. https://photos.app.goo.gl/5aEjKNa81GtAjPif7. Any suggestions? May 1, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Steele Consulting Group. Stains. When we offer stain choices, we actually stain your wood after sanding so you can see how it will look in your area with your floor. Could you share details? Jacobean, Provincial, and Antique Brown are probably the most popular stain colors. Basically, we just wanted neutral brown hardwood floors that would warm up our living spaces for us. We are having ours done right now and think they look too light with just the natural seal. Any thoughts on which direction I should go in. Our stains outperform the competition and are the perfect choice to give your floors a look you’ll love! It is such a big decision that its best not to rush it. Effects of Different Stains on Red Oak Wood: A few weeks ago on Youtube, I wanted to see the effects of different stains on White Pine and Poplar, well this time I used common Red Oak that you can buy at Lowes or Home Depot. And here is the Duraseal stain chart. See more ideas about oak floor stains, hardwood floor colors, red oak floors. Bona's new DriFast Stain Collections offer the latest choices for hardwood floor inspiration in your home. They don’t look as red to us anymore. It looked very warm and pretty but still had enough dark in it to make our white kitchen pop. so curious what you tried and liked and how they look - share photos and details if you can :) thank you! ... By going to this page you can see a sampling of what colors of Stain bona offers. I would have to agree fully with your brother... trends come and trends go. Golden Oak; Provincial; Red Oak (the stain color, not species) Puritan Pine; Ipswich Pine; Colonial Maple; Special Walnut; Red Mahogany; Early American; Gunstock; Red Chestnut; English Chestnut; Cherry; Fruitwood; Golden Pecan; Pickled Oak; Weathered Oak; Classic Grey; Driftwood; Ebony; Jacobean; Duraseal Stain colors. I can’t stand the thought of my oak hardwoods becoming landfill. Yes, we just finished an entire first floor refinish of red oak with the Bona product. It was missing that warm and rustic tone we wanted. I don’t want pink! We have red oak so I’m going back and forth on what to do! Thank you. None of these threads mention bleaching the red oak first....I’m considering that before either a natural or a Mohawk stain called weathered oak. Plus it's cheaper (still more expensive than normal Mega) but takes a couple more days to fully cure. @msmcnulty where are you at with your flooring process? ), you may have different results. Thanks! My understanding, this recipe should also eliminate/ minimize any yellowing down the road. Same faux floor moved against a different wall …, And here are some additional stains that they put down on our real floor for us …. red oak will always have that slight pink tone if you choose a lighter color This one was refinished from a dark brown to this natural finish. The gray is cold and dead looking IMO. as for the stain colors, here are the Bona This is White Oak, so it will look slightly diff on red oak. We used the natural in satin finish and very happy with it. Bona stain colors wood floor color hardwood flooring stain color trends 2020 the time to choose a stain color for white oak flooring mommy max choosing a wood floor stain color for my kitchen living room hardwood flooring minneapolis installation sanding southern hardwood floor finishes. That being said, my red oak floors are OLD... think my house was built in ‘58 and the flooring is original. Jun 19, 2020 - Red oak floor stain colors bona. So before I get into the oak stain colors and results, I thought it would be helpful to provide a few tips on choosing a hardwood floor stain. For a superior wood floor stain, use Bona DriFast Stains. The key here is the size that you are sampling. That is — before I actually saw the stains on the floor. Would love to see pictures and/or hear how turned out and if had any red/pink undertone come through? 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