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Do I have to abrade between coats?

Question:

Do I have to abrade between coats?

Answer:

Intercoat Abrasion – Scratching up the surface of the floor in order to remove any imperfections and increase adhesion between the two coats.

Waterborne sealers and finishes:  It is not necessary to abrade between Bona waterborne sealers and finish coats unless more than 48 hours has passed since the previous coat was applied.

For smoothest results, abrade between all coats as necessary.

Oil modified/Solvent-based sealers and finishes: ALWAYS abrade before finish coats.

Always vacuum and tack thoroughly with a slightly water-dampened Bona Microfiber Mop or cloth after abrading.