We are getting ready to sand and finish our hardwood flooring in the kitchen and entire house. The home has original 50 year old white oak, 2" tongue and groove style - 3/4" thick, which we will be renting a flooring sander for, and then finish. The kitchen also will have white oak t and g, brand new - newly installed.
We would like a product that does not yellow over time, and are looking for clear coat, not stained or colored in any, we just want the natural wood to show through.
What would be the best product to finish the floor? Oil based? Water based? Any particult brand that will stand up to time and high traffic? Maybe a clear epoxy type?
I also remember watching an episode on Ask This Old House about a year ago, can't remember the date, but they went through the entire process of sanding and finishing a hardwood floor, and recommended I think a two step product but I can't remember the manufacturer, anyone know what kind of coating they used?
Thanks for any tips or info.