Need help: c.1997 Hartco Pattern Plus 5000
Hello to anyone reading, and thanks.
I have Hartco Pattern Plus 5000 (not 2000) oak in ginger that I installed in 1997. I do not know if my floor has a urethane top coat and don't know how to determine this.
My floor needs to be reconditioned.
FYI - I have an oreck orbiter low speed buffer if that could be used.
Parts of the floor seem faded, matte, and will soak up and darken if either a water based or oil based liquid spills on them.
Due to the fact that the previous product suggested for upkeep would get gummy from my dogs' drool, I never coated the floor with "Pattern Plus Shine" after the first try and discovering it got gummy. So there are no build-ups on the floor.
Does anybody have knowledge of this product in that year, and what I should have done to it to recondition it?
How can I tell if it has a urethane top coating, or what (re) finishes would be compatible?
Sanding is NOT an option, due to the thin wear layer. Screening may be an option.
Thank you for any assistance. There seems to be a lot of confusion about this product, and what to do, and not much specific information.
Please assume that removing/replacing the floor is NOT an option.