rying to improve the appearance of your hardwood floors can often feel rather daunting, even downright scary.After all, they often cost a fortune and the thought of painting them can make most people nervous, especially if you mess it up. I will teach you how to paint your wood floors without any issues and I promise to help you every step of the way.If you do experience issues, I invite you to leave a comment at the end of this article and I will help you myself.I personally prefer oil based paints for my wood flooring projects, mainly due to its durability. S state prohibits the use of it (due to high VOC emissions), then I will use the second option.While it is possible to start over, that won’t be necessary if you spend some time doing some research beforehand.This can actually be rather fun, especially if you do it with your significant other or a friend. Although most floor coatings (varnish, etc.) have a sheen value, I will keep this guide focused on colored paint.Simply visit your local retailer and look at their stock, no guesswork involved.
If it says “acrylic” on the tin, it’s not a suitable choice for floors.I personally feel that the high gloss looks like shiny plastic and the matte or flat sheen looks dull.That is my opinion though and I encourage you to choose what works for you.House logic has a great article on this so check that out.Gohaus has kindly offered to provide free floor samples to my blog readers.The amount of paint that you will need will depend on 3 factors: The thickness of the paint: If you are using oil-based paint, you will need a larger quantity than a thinner water-based paint.