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I sanded and stained new oak floors. Several areas look blotchy like it was sponged on, which is was not. Other areas won't take the stain and are much lighter. These areas did not show up until after the polyurethane was applied and dry.

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Did you have a question? –  The Evil Greebo Jun 24 at 17:36
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Sounds like you did not give the floors a thorough sanding. The old finish is not letting the stain penetrate. –  Jack Jun 24 at 18:11

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