I once watched a Boeing jetliner being
sprayed with a new coat of protective finish.
Inside the finishing bay, heat, humidity, and
air quality were tightly regulated by state-ofthe-
art controls. Millions of dollars had been
spent on a special facility for this purpose, so
that the sprayed finish would adhere and perform
as it should, giving proper protection to
these very expensive airplanes.
Whether it be airplanes, automobiles, cabinetry,
or furniture, manufacturers recognize
that a proper finishing environment is essential
if a coating is to look good and give lasting
protection to the substrate.
The same rules apply to the finishing of
wood flooring. The performance demanded of
these surfaces makes this the most critical