Rustins Quick Dry Floor Varnish is a non-toxic, water-based, low odour floor finish, available in a choice of shades and size options.
This high quality, hard wearing floor varnish is designed for interior use on wooden floors, cork floors, MDF, concrete quarry tiles & unsealed terracotta. It is non-yellowing, and it is resistant to water, alcohol, white spirit and similar solvents.
It is touch dry in 20 minutes and re-coatable in 2 hours.
Apply to clean, smooth and dry surfaces - free from wax, dust and contaminates. Apply 3 liberal coats according to the coverage rate. More absorbent surfaces or commercial premises may require 4 coats. Coverage is approx 10-12sq.metres/litre per coat, depending on the absorbency of the surface.
Rustins Quick Dry Floor Varnish is available in a choice of finishes: clear gloss, clear satin, dark oak satin, light oak satin and medium oak satin. It is also available in a choice of sizes.
Full product data sheet and safety data sheet are available on request.
Product: Rustins Quick Dry Floor Varnish and Varnish Stain
Type: Water-based self-crosslink acrylic emulsion. The varnish looks milky-white whilst liquid but dries to a hard, durable transparent finish, resistant to alcohol and water. Also available in Light, Medium and Dark Oak.
Intended Use: Bare wood, hardboard, MDF, unsealed cork, concrete, stone, unsealed quarry and terracotta tiles. Interior use only.
Special Features: Low odour. Non-yellowing on ageing. Quick-drying. Wash brushes in water. Generally, has very little effect on the colour of the timber it is applied to.
Preparation: The surface must be clean, smooth, dry and free from wax, dust and contaminants. Read the full instructions on the tin. Our sheet on Renovating Floors contains further information. Nail holes and small cracks may be filled with Rustin’s Woodstopping. Bare wood may be dyed before coating with Rustin’s Wood Dye. Other brands of dye, stain or paints may be incompatible. Do not apply Knotting or Sanding Sealer.
Application: Using a synthetic brush or varnish roller, apply evenly and liberally, finishing in the direction of the grain. When applying to power floated concrete or dense surfaces such as stone, dilute the first coat 1:1 with water.
Coats: Apply 3 liberal coats according to the coverage rate. More absorbent surfaces or commercial premises may require 4 coats. Important: If there is any grain raising after the 1st coat has dried, lightly sand the surface smooth before applying the next coat.
Drying Time: Touch dry within 20 minutes depending on the temperature and humidity.
Re-coating Time: Re-coating Time 2 hours, depending on the temperature and humidity.
Application Temp.: Ideally 15-25°C. Do not use below 10°C, or in conditions of high humidity.
Coverage: 10-12sq.metres/litre per coat, depending on the absorbency of the surface.
Maintenance: The coating will accept light foot traffic 2 hours after the final coat, and will take 3 days to fully harden. During this period it should be protected from heavy wear and spills. Afterwards the surface may be kept clean by mopping with a mild detergent solution. To restore the gloss use Rustins Floor Shine. Worn areas may be recoated once cleaned and sanded to provide a key, it is not necessary to recoat the whole floor.
Compatibility: The coating may be used over the following Rustins products. Woodstopping, Wood Dye, Floor Dye and wood may be bleached before coating with Rustins Wood Bleach.
Important: If any other products are used, such as timber treatments or other brands of dye, stain or paints, these must be tested first for compatibility.
Settlement Stir well before and during use. Satin finishes may dry glossy if not stirred or the Varnish Stains will not dry to the correct colour .
Shelf-life/Storage: Many years if stored in original, tightly closed container in normal conditions. Protect from frost.
Hazards: Non-flammable. Flash point: Nil. General good practice advice: avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Clean-Up: With water whilst still wet. If dried-on, clean equipment & brushes with either Rustin’s Brush Restorer or Rustins Strypit Paint and Varnish Remover.