Solid Wood & Engineered Flooring Application instructions

Jax Oleum – Solid Wood, Hard Wood & Engineered Flooring

Application Instructions

  1. The flooring should be sanded with an 80 to 100 grit paper or with a 100 sanding mesh pad on the buffing machine.
  2. All dust must be removed from the sanded floor by vacuum, with a damp cloth or turpentine.
  3. The floor to be oiled straight after cleaning once the floor is completely dry.
  4. Oil to be liberally trowelled & then left to dry for -+ 20 minutes.
  5. It should then be buffed with a heavy duty buffing machine using a beige pad, until the oil starts gelling, the excess must be wiped off with a cloth, and the floor must then be buffed evenly with a white pad.
  6. The floor should not be used for at least 12 -24 hours. Full cure takes 7 – 14 days & no water should be used on the floor during that time
  7. The Jax Soft Wax or Lobo Aqua Wax care should be applied to the oiled floor 24 hours after the oiling.

Maintenance Instructions

  1. The floor should be swept or vacuumed daily.
  2. Once a week, or as required, a wax cleaner should be used to clean the floor. Apply this with a micro fibre mat, mutton cloth or something similar.  We recommend products like Lobo, etc.
  3. Jax Soft Wax can be applied monthly & the Lobo Aqua Wax Care every 6 months, for added protection.

Tips and Tricks

  • Floor should be kept as dirt free as possible
  • The micro fibre mat, mutton cloth or mop used should be damp and not too wet as excess water applied on the floor may bring about problems over time
  • Spills should be wiped off as soon as possible, Lobo’s Clean Fix, is good for spill stains