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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 coating