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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Bona Traffic HD Lacquers

, by Alex Hill, 3 min reading time



1. **What is Bona Traffic HD lacquer?**
- Bona Traffic HD is a waterborne, two-component floor finish designed for the most demanding wooden floor surfaces. It provides excellent durability and chemical resistance, making it ideal for high-traffic commercial and residential areas.

2. **How long does Bona Traffic HD take to dry?**
- Bona Traffic HD typically dries to the touch within 2-3 hours. However, light traffic can be allowed after 24 hours, and the full cure is achieved after 7 days.

3. **Can I apply Bona Traffic HD over an existing lacquered finish?**
- Yes, Bona Traffic HD can be applied over an existing finish. However, it is crucial to thoroughly clean off and abrade the existing finish to ensure proper adhesion.

4. **What is the coverage area of Bona Traffic HD?**
- One liter of Bona Traffic HD covers approximately 8-10 square meters per coat, depending on the porosity and texture of the wood.

5. **How many coats of Bona Traffic HD are recommended?**
- For optimal protection and durability, it is recommended to apply 2-3 coats of Bona Traffic HD.

6. **Is Bona Traffic HD safe for use in homes with children and pets?**
- Yes, Bona Traffic HD is a low-VOC, waterborne finish, making it safer for use in homes with children and pets compared to solvent-based finishes.

7. **What sheen levels are available for Bona Traffic HD?**
- Bona Traffic HD is available in different sheen levels, including xMat Mat, Satin, and Semi-Gloss, allowing you to choose the desired look for your floor.

8. **How should I prepare my floor before applying Bona Traffic HD?**
- Ensure the floor is clean, dry, and free from any contaminants such as wax, oil, or dust. Sand the floor to bare wood or abrade the existing finish for better adhesion.

9. **Can Bona Traffic HD be used on engineered wood floors?**
- Yes, Bona Traffic HD is suitable for both solid hardwood and engineered wood floors.

10. **How do I clean and maintain a floor finished with Bona Traffic HD?**
- Regularly sweep or vacuum the floor to remove dust and dirt. Use a Bona microfiber mop and Bona Hardwood Floor Cleaner for routine cleaning. Avoid using water, steam mops, or harsh chemicals.

11. **Can Bona Traffic HD be used on outdoor wooden surfaces?**
- No, Bona Traffic HD is designed for indoor use only and is not suitable for outdoor applications.

12. **What are the mixing instructions for Bona Traffic HD?**
- Bona Traffic HD is a two-component system. Mix the Traffic HD finish with the Traffic HD hardener at a ratio of 5 liters of finish to 0.38 liters (380 milliliters) of hardener. Stir thoroughly before use.

13. **How do I handle and dispose of Bona Traffic HD products safely?**
- Follow all safety instructions on the label. Wear protective gear such as gloves and eye protection during application. Dispose of any unused product and containers according to local regulations.

14. **Can I refinish my floor with Bona Traffic HD in the future?**
- Yes, floors finished with Bona Traffic HD can be refinished. Lightly abrade the surface and reapply the finish as needed to maintain the floor's appearance and protection.

15. **What should I do if Bona Traffic HD finish gets scratched or damaged?**
- Minor scratches can be repaired using Bona Touch-Up products. For more significant damage, the affected area may need to be sanded and refinished.



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