Rich-looking Douglas Fir interior laminate takes your choice of stain or paint beautifully – follow these instructions
for best results. The durable, vinyl film allows for a consistent, long-lasting finish.
- Keep as clean as possible before applying finish.
- If the vinyl becomes soiled, try cleaning with a general all-purpose household cleaner, such as Formula 409.
- Do not sand as this may damage the film,
- Tougher stains may be removed by commercial cleaners, such as TSP, in moderate concentrations.
- For especially difficult stains or spills of wood stain and latex paint, clean with an industrial hand cleaner, such as Gojo.
- Always test cleaner on a test piece prior to attempting to clean any vinyl.
Stain & Topcoat
- Before staining, test any stain on an inconspicuous area or test piece.
- For ease of use and consistency, gel-type stains perform best.
- Read and follow the stain manufacturer’s instructions and warnings for preparation, application, and cleanup.
- Mix stain well. Apply with a clean, dry, lint-free cloth, working the stain in the grain direction until desired colour is achieved – multiple coats may be required to create desired effect.
- A small amount of stain is needed so be sure to wipe with a separate cloth to remove excess product.
- Always finish with a high-quality urethane, using a clean brush.
- Keep as clean as possible before applying paint.
- Read and follow paint manufacturer’s instructions and warnings for preparation, application, and cleanup.
- No primer is necessary but be sure to remove any foreign materials prior to painting and follow instructions for cleaning.
- Latex and oil paints both apply easily with a brush, roller, or sprayer and usually only require one coat.
Thoroughly test any paint on an inconspicuous area or test piece.
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