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Parquet Wax

Does anyone know where I can find liquid parquet wax?

This sort of thing:
http://www.emulsio.it/prodotti/26/em...facile-parquet

Which you use after cleaning the parquet regularly (daily-weekly). All I can find in stores in parquet cleaner, but no wax...

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Re: Parquet Wax

You will probably struggle to find it here in normal stores. There are better products available if you have oiled parquet, Woka products are good we use their soap which has a small % of oil in it which keeps the floor refreshed.
Adler is also a good company for wood oils and lacke that I use http://www.adler-lacke.com/at/
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You will probably struggle to find it here in normal stores. There are better products available if you have oiled parquet, Woka products are good we use their soap which has a small % of oil in it which keeps the floor refreshed.
Adler is also a good company for wood oils and lacke that I use http://www.adler-lacke.com/at/
It's not so much about oiled parquet - in my case I have a sealed parquet. That said, the emulsio was always great in filling/concealing small micro-scratches of the sealant surface.

Almost to the point of going to a car store and buying some carnauba

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Re: Parquet Wax

Then using what I suggested (soap with oil) will give you a matt coating which will disguise any scratches. If you do want to apply a wax coating as a one off treatment then it is a bit different and a lot more work.
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Then using what I suggested (soap with oil) will give you a matt coating which will disguise any scratches. If you do want to apply a wax coating as a one off treatment then it is a bit different and a lot more work.
I'll give that a try... I'm used to using the emulsio stuff on a weekly basis. I end up with a shiny coating that "fills" the scratches. Worst case I'll wait till I go to Italy to stock up
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I'll give that a try... I'm used to using the emulsio stuff on a weekly basis. I end up with a shiny coating that "fills" the scratches. Worst case I'll wait till I go to Italy to stock up
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Can I ask out of curiosity,how deep are the scratches?

We have moved our bed and just noticed a few deep scratches. Wanted some ideas how to treat them.

Haven't tried anything yet, don't plan on moving for years but would like to fix it before it gets worse.

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Can I ask out of curiosity,how deep are the scratches?

We have moved our bed and just noticed a few deep scratches. Wanted some ideas how to treat them.

Haven't tried anything yet, don't plan on moving for years but would like to fix it before it gets worse.

Best wishes

Darcy
Most of my scratches are from the sofa bed sliding in-out... don't have a micrometer to tell you exactly how deep they are, but some "feel" deep (with a fingernail).

Found some wax on a trip to France, and so far so good. It's covered all the shallow ones, and the deeper ones are already harder to see... think a few more applications and they'll be gone.
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Re: Parquet Wax

Look in amazon.de, you'll find it.

I hate promoting amazon, but it is so convenient. Saves time and fuel cost.

https://www.amazon.de/Emulsio-Wachs-...facile+parquet
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Look in amazon.de, you'll find it.

I hate promoting amazon, but it is so convenient. Saves time and fuel cost.

https://www.amazon.de/Emulsio-Wachs-...facile+parquet
Thanks - had actually seen that, but at 5-6 times the cost of the same stuff in Italy... it just didn't make sense to buy.

In fact, at 10euros more than a bottle, I could take the 20-euro train to Milan, buy a few bottles, spend the weekend there before coming back, and still have spent less

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Most of my scratches are from the sofa bed sliding in-out... don't have a micrometer to tell you exactly how deep they are, but some "feel" deep (with a fingernail).

Found some wax on a trip to France, and so far so good. It's covered all the shallow ones, and the deeper ones are already harder to see... think a few more applications and they'll be gone.
Oh wow really?? Will have a look around to see what we can find. I'm not stressing too much right now, we aren't
planning on leaving any time soon!

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Re: Parquet Wax

If you use those wax-products on parquet, don't you have to polish it after??
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If you use those wax-products on parquet, don't you have to polish it after??
Depends - with the Italian emulsio wax, no need - it's self-polishing (and somehow not that slippery).

The stuff I bought in France came in two varieties.

One is similar to emulsio (very thin and non-viscous, comes out shiny when dry without buffing, but slippery as hell).

The second is the "older" liquid wax my grandma would use. It needs buffing after with a cloth if you want a shiny finish, but I'm quite happy with the matt finish. Also, it's not slippery in the slightest, which I (and the dog) prefers. May actually buy more of this in addition to the Italian one.

Can post pics of the bottles if you want.

I have no intention of moving out soon either, but don't like having scratches in my floor Plus, the (thin) layer of wax should protect the floor a bit more...

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I have no intention of moving out soon either, but don't like having scratches in my floor Plus, the (thin) layer of wax should protect the floor a bit more...
The wax will help stop that scoured area from discolouring - the exposed wood will pick up dirt from washing the floor.

Replace the felt pads on the bottom of the bed legs with new (clean) ones. Look for natural wool pads - most of them are a plastic felt, the fibers are a lot harder than the wax (and the wood) so they are effectively scouring pads - wool is a lot softer on the floor finish.

Often a grain of sand will become embedded in the felt, which will also scour the area where the bed leg rests when you change the bed sheets etc.
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The wax will help stop that scoured area from discolouring - the exposed wood will pick up dirt from washing the floor.

Replace the felt pads on the bottom of the bed legs with new (clean) ones. Look for natural wool pads - most of them are a plastic felt, the fibers are a lot harder than the wax (and the wood) so they are effectively scouring pads - wool is a lot softer on the floor finish.

Often a grain of sand will become embedded in the felt, which will also scour the area where the bed leg rests when you change the bed sheets etc.
The scratches are where the wheels are (sofa bed is an Ikea thing with wheels to pull our the other half). Felt pads are hard to fit on wheels
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Depends - with the Italian emulsio wax, no need - it's self-polishing (and somehow not that slippery).

The stuff I bought in France came in two varieties.

One is similar to emulsio (very thin and non-viscous, comes out shiny when dry without buffing, but slippery as hell).

The second is the "older" liquid wax my grandma would use. It needs buffing after with a cloth if you want a shiny finish, but I'm quite happy with the matt finish. Also, it's not slippery in the slightest, which I (and the dog) prefers. May actually buy more of this in addition to the Italian one.

Can post pics of the bottles if you want.


I have no intention of moving out soon either, but don't like having scratches in my floor Plus, the (thin) layer of wax should protect the floor a bit more...
M.
Yes please do (of the ones that need no polishing after, I'm too lazy to do that )
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