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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Bucket
    • Dust mask
    • Knee pads
    • Painters tape
    • Putty knife
    • Rags
    • Roller tray
    • Shop vacuum
    • Paintbrush

You'll also need a floor buffer, buffing pad, sanding screens, finish applicator pad, a respirator for organic vapors, and a window fan.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Liquid floor cleaner
    • Synthetic steel wool pads
    • Sanding screen (for drywall)
    • Mineral spirits
    • Polyurethane floor finish
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