We had our wood floors refinished about 5 years ago in Park Ridge.
1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 12:49 PM
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We had our wood floors refinished about 5 years ago in Park Ridge. However, we have 2 big dogs and their claws have scratched the heck out of our floors at the landing at the bottom of our stairs. What's puzzling is that the wood under the polyurethane is so much brighter than the poly. The poly looks really dirty despite my attempts to clean it (I've tried Murphy's, Quick Shine and vinegar). Short of refinishing our floors again, does anyone know of a way to make these scratches less noticeable? Can I somehow lighten the poly all over so that the scratches aren't as obvious?

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 12:55 PM

Maybe try a magic eraser in a small area? I love that darn thing!

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 1:00 PM

Did you do the vinager with canola oil?

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 1:00 PM

My sil tried everything on hers. Nothing worked.

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 1:01 PM

Vinegar will damage this.

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 1:03 PM

Looks like the wood was stained topped with a poly that had a stain. But no, you can't lighten the polyurethane.

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 1:24 PM

Nothing is going to make that floor look entirely right again short of screening it and putting down a new coat of poly

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1 year ago on 10/27/2016 at 3:14 PM

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