After 12 years, it was time to refinish this white oak floor. To preserve its natural beauty, a water-based finish was used, which gave the floor a clear and natural appearance. To achieve the desired level of shine, a satin finish was applied, which not only provided a slight sheen but also made the floor easy to maintain. The sanding process was crucial in creating a perfectly smooth surface, which allowed the finish to adhere properly. With the right amount of finish, this floor will remain beautiful and durable for many years to come. The natural beauty of this white oak floor has been successfully restored with the use of a water-based finish and satin sheen. By maintaining it properly, it will continue to be a stunning feature of the home for years to come.