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Garden Atmosphere

Garden Atmosphere

Three warm floor looks make a perfect base for a home style inspired by our gardens. Read more about each look and click the how-to-guide for easy directions.

Read more in the Bona Floor Styling brochure
Garden Classic

Garden Classic

A classic lacquered look with a silk matt surface. Finish: silk matt.

Topcoating:
Novia
Complexity:
Easy
Brushing:
Optional
Directions Drying time
Prepare the floor and end the sanding with grit 120 or finer.
Apply Bona Classic using a roller or other suitable applicator (approx. 8-10 m²/lit). 1-2 h
Apply Bona Novia using a Bona Microfiber Roller 11 mm and let dry. 2-3 h
Make a light intermediate abrasion to reduce any grain raise using Bona Diamond Abrasives grit 120. Vacuum or dust wipe.
Apply a second coat of Bona Novia (approx. 8-10 m²/lit). 12-24 h

Other information

For higher wear resistance requirements consider replacing Novia with Mega or Traffic/Traffic HD.

Garden Intense

Garden Intense

Red brown oil produces visual qualities similar to teak, with a raw wood feeling. Finish: extra matt.

Topcoating:
Craft Oil 2K Umbra
Complexity:
Easy
Brushing:
Optional
Directions Drying time
Prepare the floor and end the sanding with grit 120. Vacuum carefully.
Waterpop the surface by applying a thin coat of water. A sponge or short-haired roller can be used for this. Restrain the amount of water yet make sure to wet all the wood. 12 h
Mix the oil with hardener and apply it to the floor using a stainless-steel trowel, squeegee or red buffing pad (approx. 30 m²/lit).
After 15-30 minutes, buff the surface with a buffing machine equipped with a red pad. 15-30 min
Make another pass with more oil.
After another 15-30 minutes, remove surplus oil using cotton cloths. 15-30 min
For a flawless finish, buff a final time using a Bona Woolpad. 8-12 h

Special considerations

Consider complementing the treatment with Bona Traffic/HD for lower maintenance frequency and to protect the pigmentation.

Other information

It is recommended to always waterpop prior to oil application to ensure colour intensity and uniformity. In high traffic areas, consider ending with two layers of Bona Traffic HD.

Garden Rich

Garden Rich

A deep dark wood finish with a matte hard wax surface combines style and protection. Finish: extra matt.

Topcoating:
Hard Wax Oil XM
Complexity:
Moderate
Brushing:
Optional
Directions Drying time
Prepare the floor and end the sanding with grit 120. Vacuum carefully.
Apply Bona Rich Tone using an application sleeve (8-10 m2/litre). 5-10 h
Thoroughly stir the oil and apply it to the floor using a , squeegee or red buffing pad (approx. 20 m²/lit).
Allow the oil 15-30 minutes to be absorbed. Buff the surface with a buffing machine equipped with a red pad, adding more oil as required. 15-30 min
After another 15-30 minutes, remove surplus oil using cotton cloths. 15-30 min
Let dry. 12 h
Vacuum and then apply 1-2 coats of Bona Hard Wax Oil XM depending on wear resistance requirements. 16-24 h

Other information

This look uses Extra Matt Hardwax Oil as a finish. Consider Matt or Silk matt version for a livelier impression.

”Upcycling is the next big thing in the floor world. Bona Inspiration suits this trend perfectly.”

”Upcycling is the next big thing in the floor world. Bona Inspiration suits this trend perfectly.”

Cay Bond, trend expert and co-creator of the Bona Inspiration concept, is an authority on sustainable design.