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Water based poly can … Work in an area with lots of reflected light. The water-based coating must be fully cured, otherwise the oil-based one will not cure properly. Flooring wholesalers and veteran floor finishers agree that you can recoat water-based poly with oil-based as long as the original coating has completely cured—generally 30 to 60 days. In terms of durability, oil-based polyurethane has its water-based counterpart beat. Product Options. Second, polyurethane is not the best choice for painting over lacquer finishes. If your hardwood floors are stained white or gray or have a white-wash stain, you need to use a water-based polyurethane. You should remove grease, dirt and wax by scrubbing the surface with a wood prep/cleaner/de-glosser, or … Water based polyurethane, or polycrylic as it is sometimes called, is a vastly different product than oil-based polyurethane. Today though, water based polyurethane has evolved with better formulations that are equally durable as oil based polyurethane. Be patient. There are 16 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. Use a clean brush for each coat. Polyurethane can be oil- or water-based, and you can use either kind over latex paint; however, oil-based polyurethane tends to yellow as it ages, whereas water-based varieties stay transparent. % of people told us that this article helped them. You may apply the Minwax Water Based Polyurethane over a fully cured Minwax Wood Finish Stain (oil-based). Make sure that the water-based polyurethane coating is fully cured. ... All About Oil Based Varnish ... Can I Put Oil Varnish Over Water-Based Paint? By signing up you are agreeing to receive emails according to our privacy policy. If you really can’t stand to see another ad again, then please consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. Woodworking Myth: You should never put a water-based finish on top of an oil-based finish. Oil based polyurethane looks better. What are the key differences between a water-based polyurethane and a oil-based polyurethane? Polyurethane formulations for floors are the hardest ones available, whether oil- or water-based. This article has been viewed 34,847 times. Polyurethane will not bond or grip well with the lacquer and will peel off over time with general use. It dries faster, as well. Question I am using an oil base stain on quarter sawn oak plywood. Please help us continue to provide you with our trusted how-to guides and videos for free by whitelisting wikiHow on your ad blocker. If you already laid down a water-based finish and decided to go for an oil-based one, do not fret. Leaves an amber glow and requires fewer coats than water-based polyurethane. For wood with a dark stain, you may not notice the amber tint as much as you would with a lighter-toned wood. But, now due to all the improvements and added advantages to water borne polyurethane, my answer for whether to use oil or water based polyurethane really depends on the look/stain color choice, budget and type of wood being used. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. If the finish dried on the brush, you'll need to get a new one. This type of finish isn’t as warm or brilliant as the oil-based. 6 A great finish to try is ZAR brand ULTRA Max – a waterborne oil modified polyurethane. When it comes down to pure looks over substance, oil-based polyurethane stands out head and shoulders over its water-based counterpart. Jim Carroll explains why it’s not only acceptable to use a water-based finish over and oil finish – provided you do it correctly – but that it can be the best solution when you want to bring out the natural character and color of the wood. References. Of course, wait for each coat to dry before … Please see this forum thread. Dust generated from lead-based products can be very harmful to children under the age of 6. Any dust will get caught and embedded in the finish. Keep the room as clean as possible. Water-based polyurethane has all the benefits of the oil-based ones, but it dries a lot faster and the odor is not as distinct. BUT always test it first using a scrap of wood. Oil-based poly darkens over time, giving your wood darker amber hues. If you don't let the first coat cure, the next coat may not cure properly, resulting in a permanently tacky finish. To quote from a Minwax representative: SUBJECT: Minwax Water Based Polyurethane Over Minwax Wood Finish Stains Water Borne Polyurethane Water borne polyurethane goes on clear and has a low luster. Unfortunately, when many do-it-yourselfers apply polyurethane over a water-based latex or acrylic paint, they end up with rampant flaking. Even if the water-based polyurethane was applied after 1978, if the surface you are working on predates 1978, don't sand the surface until you have taken precaution for lead-based paint and stain. Some of these water-based finishes are not for use over lacquer or shellac. 7 expensive beauty products you can make yourself. June 28, 2005. Learn more... Oil and water are famous for repelling one another and not mixing. This will help you spot any bubbles or unevenness. Another downside of oil-based polyurethane is that if you decide to use brushes, you will have to take time to clean them with a thinner. On the other hand, oil-based polyurethane lasts longer and is also more durable than water-based ones. When should there be one used over another (for a given project)? There are as many different formulas for stain and water borne polys as their are such existing. Water-based polyurethane contains lesser Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) than does oil-based polyurethane. 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