How do you clean shellac on hardwood floors?
Consequently, can you use shellac on hardwood floors?
Shellac finishes were common on wood floors until urethanes became more widely-accepted. Shellac flexes, so it is not prone to chips, but water and alcohol can damage it. Many standard wood floor care options are unsuitable for shellac, including ordinary household cleaners and floor shine products.
Keeping this in consideration, what is the best thing to use to clean wood floors?
For a natural wood floor cleaner, use a common kitchen staple: vinegar. Learning how to clean hardwood floors with vinegar will save you money on top of providing a safe cleaning method for your floors. Clean wood floors with vinegar by adding 1/2 cup white vinegar to a gallon of lukewarm water.
A: Shellac will adhere tenaciously when applied over almost any other type of clean, wax free, and oil free finish. To seal wood before applying polyurethane or other finishes, Bulls Eye® SealCoat™ is a shellac-based universal sanding sealer that is 100% wax-free.