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{tab=Hardwood Floor Stain} A Wood stain, is a sub-category of paint, consists of a pigment suspended in a "vehicle" of solvent and binding agent (alkyd, linseed oil, acrylic, polyurethane, lacquer, or resin). It is formulated to impart or transport the pigment into the pores of the surface rather than creating a film on top of the surface.{/tabs} We can explain the benefits or different color of stains.

{tab=Three Primary Ingredients} Stain is composed of the same three primary ingredients as paint (pigment, solvent, and binder) but is predominantly pigment (or dye) and solvent with little binder. Much like the dying or staining of fabric, wood stain is designed to add color to the substrate of wood and other materials while leaving the substrate mostly visible. Transparent varnishes or surface films are applied afterwards. In principle, stains do not provide a surface coating or film. However, because the binders are from the same class of film-forming binders that are used in paints and varnishes, some build-up of film occurs.
Adding satin to your floors, is not expensive in fact is very affordable with Floors in California about $0.29 per sqft standard colors or $0.39 per sqft custom colors, one thing you do have to remember when you add stain to your wood floors is that, the hardwood floor refinish will take an extra 24 hours even if the hardwood stain is fast dry, also depends of the conditions inside the property, you can choose form 17 standard wood stain colors, or 9 custom wood stain blends.{/tabs}

{tab=Staining} Hardwood floor stain also get absorb by the wood unevenly, because of the density of some wood or the density of the wood grain, so don’t expect that will look perfectly evenly in all the area, also remember as darker you go in the shade of the wood stain, more chances you have to see the age and imperfections of the wood floors that you have..{/tabs}