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How to apply Universal Maintenance Oil to flooringUpdated a year ago

Consult the TDS prior to using Universal Maintenance Oil.

Materials needed

  1. Surface Care Spray
  2. Universal Maintenance Oil
  3. Paint can opener
  4. Applicator Set
  5. White buffer pads
  6. Red buffer pads
  7. Supply of clean terry cloths/towel
  8. Nitrile gloves
  9. Water filled metal can with a lid for safe disposal of oil-contaminated rags and pads.

Application process


  1. Clean the floor using Surface Care Spray.
  2. Let the surface dry for approximately 15 minutes.


  1. Shake the package of Universal Maintenance Oil to thoroughly mix the contents.
  2. Work in areas of 50-100 sq ft, or areas you can accomplish within 15 minutes.
  3. Start each area by applying Universal Maintenance Oil to any borders, using the Applicator Set.
  4. Apply a small amount of Universal Maintenance Oil with a brush, then spread it out using a white or red pad.
  5. Be sure to allow Universal Maintenance Oil to absorb for 3-5 minutes, then remove excess oil with a cloth or a white pad. Each treated area should be wiped dry within 15 minutes
  6. After you have finished all areas, go over them again with a new white pad. The surface should not feel sticky when complete.

Clean up

  1. Tools can be cleaned using Raw Wood Cleaner.
Rags saturated in oil are combustible and require proper disposal. Here are some oily rags safety tips from the NFPA.

Cure times

View Universal Maintenance Oil cure times.


To set you up for success, please review the Universal Maintenance Oil tips.

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