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Ripples in hardwood floor refinish

rm54
5 years ago

All the hardwood floors in my 1927 Bungalow were refinished with 3 coats of oil-based polyurethane this week. They're beautiful and smooth to the touch, but there are many ripples cutting perpendicular to the boards that can be seen when light skips off the floor at a low angle. A pic is attached. Was this avoidable? Should I accept the job? It was only after I gave the two workers each a $100 bonus as they left that the senior guy mentioned imperfections that supposedly were unavoidable. I could not see what he was talking about (the floor was wet), and his poor English was such that I didn't understand his explanation.

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