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Michigan AIM VOC Regulations

May 15, 2023 Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) promulgated R662 Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Rule on April 18, 2023.  There has been some confusion with compliance and promulgation dates, and the quick implementation of the rule.  Here are some explanations of the facts to help you move through the process…

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Customizing Glitsa’s Conversion Varnish Systems

Glitsa’s Conversion Varnish Systems of acid cure finishes and sealers offer outstanding durability, lasting beauty, and ease of application. It’s also the most flexible conversion varnish available, allowing you to create different combinations to ensure you get the perfect result for your customer. Here is a quick guide:


What Does Dry Time vs. Cure Time Mean to You?

We receive calls from new wood floor owners daily. One thing I’ve noticed is that many people tie cure times listed on spec sheets to the decisions they are making in regards to, returning to their home, placing furniture and rugs in the home, or cleaning newly finished wood floors. But, what does cure time…

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So, you forgot to add the Hardener to your Conversion Varnish.. Now what?

Has this ever happened to you? You check on a floor you finished and it seems surprisingly tacky for the amount of time that has passed. You can’t quite remember if you added hardener or not. You’ve finished a job and the homeowner calls you asking why the floor is still tacky. You finish coating…


Choosing a Glitsa Conversion Varnish System

Beautiful hardwood flooring, on its own, is a porous material that absorbs moisture, oil, and dirt. A finish is applied to protect the wood from damage and enhance its appearance. The type of finish for your hardwood floor is something you will need to decide on. Different finishes offer different levels of protection and highlight…


Picking the Right Sheen for your Wood Floor

Hardwood flooring is an investment that lends beauty and value to any space. Applying a Glitsa finish will protect your wood flooring. The sheen you choose for your wood floor will determine the look and feel that compliments your home’s style and decor. Sheen is the level of luster of your floor and is determined…


How to Use Glitsa Wood Flour Cement

When you are wanting to fill gaps, holes, or knots in a wood floor, reach for Glitsa Wood Flour Cement. This versatile filler can be mixed to match any wood floor at a consistency for full trowel filling to spot filling. No need to have multiple colors of filler sitting in your inventory. Designed to…


Cleaning and Care for Wood Floors

Learn how to care for hardwood floors by following these simple tips. Hardwood floors are known for their natural beauty and with proper care they can last for decades. Keep yours looking great by following these tips on how to clean your wood floors. Use the Right Cleaning Tools For dust and debris you can…


Choosing the Right Finish for Your Hardwood Floors

Choosing the right wood floor finish for your job is an important decision that will lock in the beauty of your floor for years to come. Are you having new hardwood flooring installed or existing wood floors refinished? Either way, there is a lot to consider. Are you looking for the most durable hardwood floor…


Newly Finished Floor? Give it Time to Mature.

All floors have a tendency to leave behind minor imperfections, many are temporary. Contractors and manufacturers are accustomed to these small quirks but we realize they may be a bit startling when seeing your floor for the first time. With this in mind, we’ve created the following list of possible, temporary outcomes after a finish…