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Create Beautiful and Long-Lasting Hardwood Floors with The Bona System®

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PROCESS WHAT TO EXPECT PRODUCTS CERTIFIED CRAFTSMAN
DIFFERENCE
SUSTAINABILITY

Are you thinking of refreshing or renovating your hardwood floors? You can change the entire look and feel of your floors without replacing them with the help of the Bona System® and a Bona Certified Craftsman®. Create beautiful and durable hardwood floors with our many different colors and styles that are sustainable and safer for you and your home. Let us help guide you through the entire process from start to finish so you can get the exact look you desire and beautiful floors that will last a lifetime.

Learn What To Expect When Sanding And Finishing Hardwood Floors


Bona recommends sanding and refinishing when the hardwood floor is dulling and/or has moderate to severe scratches. In addition, the finish has worn off to bare wood in high traffic areas or the homeowner has a desire to change stain color or sheen level of the floor. This process will restore the floor to a new condition.

What's The Condition Of Your Floor?

Bona Certified Craftsmen are flooring professionals that are trained and certified by Bona to use the complete Bona System on your floors. Let them help guide your flooring project based on the condition of your floors using the highest quality products and techniques for the most beautiful results

Understanding the layers of your floor

A Quick Breakdown

Understanding the layers under your wood floor, as well as the coatings that protect the wood itself, are essential to creating a floor that will last a lifetime. By using a moisture barrier and silane-based, GREENGUARD Gold certified adhesive you will ensure a proper installation to protect against cupping or movement of the floor. Using the proper coatings will offer timeless beauty and the ultimate protection of your hardwood floors for years to come. Let your Bona Certified Craftsman guide you on your preferences depending on your needs.

A Quick Breakdown
Products

Explore The Bona System® to find the products that fit your hardwood floor vision. Our stains, sealers, finishes and penetrating oils give you options based on your preferences for color, sheen, texture and durability.

  • Stains

  • Sealers

  • Finishes

  • Penetrating Oil

The Bona DriFast® Stain Collection offers an advanced technology, quick-drying formula for hardwood floors that beats average competitor stains with shorter dry times and better coverage rates, which means less cost to you. Available in four collections of 26 colors that can be blended for a more custom look.

Bona DriFast® Stain

Bona DriFast® Stain

Bona DriFast® Stain is a premium quick-drying stain for interior hardwood floors. The advanced technology formula provides speed and high performance for hardwood floor finishing professionals. Bona DriFast Stains are compatible with all Bona finishing systems, including waterborne. Blending base colors offers an unlimited color palette to reach the color you've envisioned.

Bona DriFast® Stain

Bona DriFast® Stain is a premium quick-drying stain for interior hardwood floors. The advanced technology formula provides speed and high performance for hardwood floor finishing professionals. Bona DriFast Stains are compatible with all Bona finishing systems, including waterborne. Blending base colors offers an unlimited color palette to reach the color you've envisioned.

  • Classic
  • Essentials
  • Naturals
  • Metropolitan

Key Benefits

  • 2-hour dry time for most colors
  • Penetrates, stains and seals bare wood
  • Low odor
  • Easy touch-ups
  • Classic
  • Essentials
  • Naturals
  • Metropolitan

Classic

The Classic Collection is a rich presentation of authentic browns and rich auburn that complement the heritage of traditional design. This exemplary palette has its roots in the natural appeal of hardwoods.

  • Antique Brown

    Antique Brown

  • Early American

    Early American

  • Jacobean

    Jacobean

  • Special Walnut

    Special Walnut

  • Twig

    Twig

  • Red Mahogany

    Red Mahogany

Essentials

The Essentials Collection is comprised of warm ambers and hints of exotic spices that transport this palette across varied design styles. Find just the right shade for your particular paradise.

  • Bark

    Bark

  • Cherry

    Cherry

  • Cocoa

    Cocoa

  • Medium Brown

    Medium Brown

  • Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

  • Provincial

    Provincial

  • Spice Brown

    Spice Brown

Naturals

The Naturals Collection is subtle and soft, mixing light tones with warm whites. This easy, breezy collection blends right in with your everyday, every way living.

  • Birch

    Birch

  • Golden Oak

    Golden Oak

  • Natural

    Natural

  • Puritan Pine

    Puritan Pine

  • Sand Dune

    Sand Dune

  • White

    White

Metropolitan

The Metropolitan Collection is comprised of saturated reds, smoky browns, greys and rich, chocolatey black. Each color captures an urban vibe that's just right for today's sophisticate.

  • Aged Pewter

    Aged Pewter

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood

  • Ebony

    Ebony

  • Graphite

    Graphite

  • Grey

    Grey

  • Rosewood

    Rosewood

  • Sedona Red

    Sedona Red

Early American

Bona DriFast Stains Collection

Early American

Provincial

Bona DriFast Stains Collection

Provincial

Birch

Bona DriFast Stains Collection

Birch

Ebony

Bona DriFast Stains Collection

Ebony

Garden Atmosphere

earthy. floral. soulful.

Garden Atmosphere

Malibu Dreams

coastal. bright. rustic.

Malibu Dreams

Warm ambers and hints of exotic spices transport this palette across varied design styles. Find just the right shade for your particular paradise.

Touch of Grace

elegant. classic. timeless.

Touch of Grace

Subtle and soft with light tones mixed with warm whites. This easy, breezy collection blends right in with your everyday, everyway living.

Performance, versatility and design – get the charming look and feel of an oiled floor, plus the protection of a finish.

Bona Craft Oil 2K®

Bona Craft Oil 2K®

Bona Craft Oil® 2K is a penetrating oil finish made up of a unique blend of vegetable oils, modified for long-lasting protection of wood floors. The exclusive formula enhances the natural and organic look and color of a wood species with an extremely matte finish to add a warm and rustic feel to a floor. Due to the oil saturating the actual wood, spot repairs on scratches or gouges are easier to fix. For extra durability, you can topcoat Bona Craft Oil 2K with Bona Traffic HD, Bona Traffic or Bona Traffic Naturale.

Bona Craft Oil 2K®

Bona Craft Oil® 2K is a penetrating oil finish made up of a unique blend of vegetable oils, modified for long-lasting protection of wood floors. The exclusive formula enhances the natural and organic look and color of a wood species with an extremely matte finish to add a warm and rustic feel to a floor. Due to the oil saturating the actual wood, spot repairs on scratches or gouges are easier to fix. For extra durability, you can topcoat Bona Craft Oil 2K with Bona Traffic HD, Bona Traffic or Bona Traffic Naturale.

Key Benefits

  • Extremely high degree of saturation
  • Fast drying – 8 hours for Neutral, 12 hours for colors
  • Extremely low VOCs – 25 g/L
  • Very low odor
  • GREENGUARD Gold Certified for Indoor Air Quality
  • Available in nine base colors, all are blendable to make a completely custom color

Performance & Versatility

Bona Craft Oil 2K’s unique formula, made from modified plantbased oil, exhibits accelerated drying time and strengthened wear resistance. Works

  • FROST

    FROST

  • PEBBLE

    PEBBLE

  • SAND

    SAND

  • Neutral

    Neutral

  • Clay

    Clay

  • Ash

    Ash

  • Charcoal

    Charcoal

Frost

Bona Craft Oil Collection

Frost

New Modern

contemporary. vivid. luxurious.

New Modern

Touch of Grace

elegant. classic. timeless.

Touch of Grace

Bona waterborne sealers are made to penetrate, seal and set the overall tone of the hardwood floor. They don’t just add coloration, they also work with Bona finishes to add build and depth, improve adhesion and overall durability. Together, Bona sealers and finishes produce the best floor protection available.

Bona NordicSeal®

Bona NordicSeal®

Bona NordicSeal® is a waterborne sanding sealer that was formulated to provide a green alternative to a whitewashed floor without the use of caustic materials such as bleach. Offers a unique way of customizing your floor from a light whitewash to a truly Scandinavian look through successive coats.

Bona NordicSeal®

Bona NordicSeal® is a waterborne sanding sealer that was formulated to provide a green alternative to a whitewashed floor without the use of caustic materials such as bleach. Offers a unique way of customizing your floor from a light whitewash to a truly Scandinavian look through successive coats.

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Key Benefits

  • Fast drying – 2-3 hours
  • Nonflammable and virtually odorless
  • Low VOCs (250 g/L) and GREENGUARD Certified for Indoor Air Quality

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Bona NaturalSeal®

Bona NaturalSeal®

Bona NaturalSeal® is a specifically formulated waterborne sealer designed to retain the appearance of unfinished wood. Enhances the look and depth of pure, natural wood.

Bona NaturalSeal®

Bona NaturalSeal® is a specifically formulated waterborne sealer designed to retain the appearance of unfinished wood. Enhances the look and depth of pure, natural wood.

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Key Benefits

  • Fast drying – 2-3 hours
  • Nonflammable and virtually odorless
  • Low VOCs (250 g/L) and GREENGUARD Certified for Indoor Air Quality

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Bona ClassicSeal®

Bona ClassicSeal®

Bona NaturalSeal® is a specifically formulated waterborne sealer designed to retain the appearance of unfinished wood. Enhances the look and depth of pure, natural wood

Bona ClassicSeal®

Bona NaturalSeal® is a specifically formulated waterborne sealer designed to retain the appearance of unfinished wood. Enhances the look and depth of pure, natural wood

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Key Benefits

  • Fast drying – 2-3 hours
  • Nonflammable and virtually odorless
  • Low VOCs (250 g/L) and GREENGUARD Certified for Indoor Air Quality

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Bona IntenseSeal®

Bona IntenseSeal®

Bona IntenseSeal® is a specifically formulated waterborne sealer that develops a vibrant look and deep, natural tone to individual wood species. The unique "wet look" appearance accentuates the natural pigmentation and color characteristics of the wood.

Bona IntenseSeal®

Bona IntenseSeal® is a specifically formulated waterborne sealer that develops a vibrant look and deep, natural tone to individual wood species. The unique "wet look" appearance accentuates the natural pigmentation and color characteristics of the wood.

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Key Benefits

  • Fast drying – 2-3 hours
  • Nonflammable and virtually odorless
  • Low VOCs (250 g/L) and GREENGUARD Certified for Indoor Air Quality

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Bona AmberSeal®

Bona AmberSeal®

Bona AmberSeal® is a non-yellowing waterborne sealer that provides the color and depth of an oil-based look to hardwood floors. Can be used over both stained and unstained floors.

Bona AmberSeal®

Bona AmberSeal® is a non-yellowing waterborne sealer that provides the color and depth of an oil-based look to hardwood floors. Can be used over both stained and unstained floors.

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Key Benefits

  • Fast drying – 2-3 hours
  • Nonflammable and virtually odorless
  • Low VOCs (250 g/L) and GREENGUARD Certified for Indoor Air Quality

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Bona NordicSeal

Bona Sealers Collection

Bona NordicSeal

Bona IntenseSeal

Bona Sealers Collection

Bona IntenseSeal

Bona AmberSeal

Bona Sealers Collection

Bona AmberSeal

Bona ClassicSeal

Bona Sealers Collection

Bona ClassicSeal

Bona NaturalSeal

Bona Sealers Collection

Bona NaturalSeal

Nordic Shimmer

natural. soft. comfortable.

Nordic Shimmer

Touch of Grace

elegant. classic. timeless.

Touch of Grace

New Modern

contemporary. vivid. luxurious.

New Modern

Malibu Dreams

coastal. bright. rustic.

Malibu Dreams

As the pioneer of waterborne finishes, Bona’s specially designed formulas are the most durable in the industry and they won’t fade, amber or change color over time. When it comes to highlighting the true beauty and elegance of the hardwood floor in your home, Bona finishes are simply the best.

Bona Traffic HD®

Bona Traffic HD®

Bona Traffic HD® is the most durable waterborne finish in the Bona System and is for homeowners that desire a clear and colorless finish that will highlight the true color of a stained or natural wood floor and won’t yellow over time. It significantly outperforms all urethane finishes in durability, has very low VOCS and low odor to keep your home and the planet safe and is the greenest waterborne finish in the Bona System.
 

Bona Traffic HD®

Bona Traffic HD® is the most durable waterborne finish in the Bona System and is for homeowners that desire a clear and colorless finish that will highlight the true color of a stained or natural wood floor and won’t yellow over time. It significantly outperforms all urethane finishes in durability, has very low VOCS and low odor to keep your home and the planet safe and is the greenest waterborne finish in the Bona System.
 

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Key Benefits

  • Unsurpassed scuff, scratch and chemical resistance
  • Clear and colorless – highlights the true color of stained or natural wood floors and will not change color over time
  • Very low VOCs - less than 150 g/L
  • Very low odor

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Bona Traffic

Bona Traffic

Bona Traffic® provides a highly durable waterborne finish that provides a clear and colorless finish to highlight the true color of a stained or natural wood floor and won’t yellow over time. It has low VOCs and low odor to keep your home and the planet safe. Recommended for floors with heavy traffic.

Bona Traffic

Bona Traffic® provides a highly durable waterborne finish that provides a clear and colorless finish to highlight the true color of a stained or natural wood floor and won’t yellow over time. It has low VOCs and low odor to keep your home and the planet safe. Recommended for floors with heavy traffic.

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Key Benefits

  • Superior durability and resistance to wear
  • Clear and colorless – highlights the true color of stained or natural wood floors and will not change color over time
  • Low VOCS – 230 g/L
  • Low odor
  • Fast drying – approximately 2-3 hours

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Bona Traffic Naturale®

Bona Traffic Naturale®

Bona Traffic Naturale® preserves the true natural look of hardwood floors while still maintaining superb durability. This waterborne hardwood floor finish will get you as close to an untreated look as possible while giving you a smooth and easy to clean surface. The natural appearance also makes scratch marks much less visible.

Bona Traffic Naturale®

Bona Traffic Naturale® preserves the true natural look of hardwood floors while still maintaining superb durability. This waterborne hardwood floor finish will get you as close to an untreated look as possible while giving you a smooth and easy to clean surface. The natural appearance also makes scratch marks much less visible.

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Key Benefits

  • Superior durability and resistance to wear
  • Extremely low sheen level
  • Low VOCS – 230 g/L
  • Low odor
  • Fast drying – approximately 2-3 hours
  • GREENGUARD Certified
  • Available in Commercial Matte

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Bona Mega ONE®

Bona Mega ONE®

Bona Mega ONE® is a one-component, clear waterborne finish that provides very good protection to hardwood floors. Recommended for floors with moderate traffic.

Bona Mega ONE®

Bona Mega ONE® is a one-component, clear waterborne finish that provides very good protection to hardwood floors. Recommended for floors with moderate traffic.

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Key Benefits

  • Crystal clear finish, won’t yellow over time
  • Low VOCS – 275 g/L
  • Low odor
  • Fast drying – approximately 2-3 hours
  • Full cure in 5 days
  • GREENGUARD Certified for Indoor Air Quality

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Bona Mega®

Bona Mega®

Bona Mega® is a waterborne finish with proven performance and value standard in the industry. The natural wood color enhances the beauty of the wood. Recommended for floors with light to moderate traffic.

Bona Mega®

Bona Mega® is a waterborne finish with proven performance and value standard in the industry. The natural wood color enhances the beauty of the wood. Recommended for floors with light to moderate traffic.

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Key Benefits

  • Natural wood color
  • Low VOCS – 200 g/L
  • Low odor
  • Fast drying – approximately 2-3 hours
  • GREENGUARD Certified
  • Available in Extra Matte, Satin, Semi-Gloss, Gloss

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Bona Traffic

Bona Finishes Collection

Bona Traffic

 Bona Traffic HD®

Bona Finishes Collection

Bona Traffic HD®

Bona Traffic Naturale

Bona Finishes Collection

Bona Traffic Naturale

Bona Mega

Bona Finishes Collection

Bona Mega

Bona Mega ONE

Bona Finishes Collection

Bona Mega ONE

Garden Atmosphere

earthy. floral. soulful.

Garden Atmosphere

New Modern

contemporary. vivid. luxurious.

New Modern

Touch of Grace

elegant. classic. timeless.

Touch of Grace

Nordic Shimmer

natural. soft. comfortable.

Nordic Shimmer

Why Bona?

For over 100 years Bona® has been a global leader in the care and maintenance of hardwood floors. We are consistently pioneering product formulations that are created from intelligently sourced raw materials to maintain the highest standards in the hardwood floor industry. With our passion for wood floors, we continuously bring out the natural beauty in hardwood floors with premium products and systems used by top professionals worldwide.

Bona Traffic HD® vs. Oil-Modified & Acid-Cured Finishes

Bona Waterborne Finish Benefits

When it comes time to select your hardwood floor finish, ask for a water based finish, which is the most sustainable and environmentally friendly solution. Some contractors may offer you a less expensive option such as acid-cured, "Swedish" finish or oil-modified finish. While many tout the durability and protection of this type of finish, your home and family will pay by way of poor air quality and chemicals that will remain long after the finishing process. Learn more

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Wear Resistance

Common Misconception

It has been a misconception that waterborne finishes are not as durable as oil-modified finishes. In Taber test results, it’s proven that waterborne finishes withstand the wear and tear of commercial and residential floors better than oil-modified finishes.

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Choosing The Right Waterborne Finish

Bona Waterborne

  • No need to vacate your home during the finish process
  • Durable – withstands daily foot traffic and scratches from pets
  • No harmful fumes
  • Beautiful – highlights the true beauty and elegance of wood and won’t amber over time
  • GREENGUARD Certified

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Why Choose a Bona Certified Craftsman For Your Hardwood Flooring Project?

A Bona Certified Craftsman combines skill, passion, and trustworthiness to give you the floors you’ve always wanted. You can rest easy knowing that you’re working with a trained and certified professional that will ensure your hardwood floor renovation process provides minimal disruption to your home with dustless sanding and waterborne finishes and results in beautiful, durable hardwood floors.

Bona Dustless Sanding Eliminates

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Why Indoor Air Quality Matters

Why Indoor Air Quality Matters

Bona cares for your home.

Indoor air quality is a top priority for environmental groups, consumers, and manufacturers. The Environmental Protection Agency considers indoor air quality one of the top five environmental threats to human health.* Immediate effects of poor indoor air quality include irritation of the eyes, nose and throat, headaches, dizziness, allergies and fatigue. Indoor air pollutants may also trigger symptoms of some diseases, including asthma, reproductive and developmental problems, and cancer.

Sustainability

At Bona, sustainability is at the core of everything we do. To be the best company we can be, we know that we must do what we can to protect our environment, and help make the world a better place.

 

 

 

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