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Area of applicationFor a high-gloss finish on wood, lacquers are an excellent choice. They are also available in finishes ranging from matte to high-gloss. Lacquer finish works very well for wooden furniture indoors. Make sure that the lacquered piece of furniture is away from sunlight, as UV rays may damage the coating.Lacquer finish is suitable for low-foot-traffic residential wood floors.It is not recommended for floors in high-foot-traffic areas because lacquer is prone to scratches and may look dull or worn-out after some use.Note: One disadvantage of using lacquer is that any scratch from sharp objects may expose the wood below and allow moisture and dirt to reach the wood.
Lacquer finishLacquer finish is a clear protective coating that imparts richness and can bring out the natural beauty of wood grains. Some lacquer finishes may contain colour pigments that can darken the colour of wood. Pros:Lacquer finish is a very quick-drying wood finish.It creates a hard protective coating that makes wood resistant to damage from elements like water, acid or alkalis.A single coat of lacquer is enough to protect the wood furniture from stains and damage caused by water.The finish is available in various sheens, ranging from high-gloss to ultra-matte.