Polyurathane

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I made some wood floors, which I sealed with a few coats of Mod Podge. Now my husband is suggesting that I use Polyurathane instead. We have some in the garage, and it is water-based. Does anyone know if I can add a polyurathane sealer on top of Mod Podge? I really want to, but I don't want to make a mess of all my hard work.

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Not sure. The only way to know is to test it on a test board.  

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Like Sable said, do a test. The mod podge might cloud. While time consuming, this type of test is valuable.

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If Mod Podge is water soluble, why not wipe it off, give the floors a light sand and then poly them?

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Yes - I too believe you should test with a small piece of the wood used for the floor with a coat of Mod Podge then a coat of the polyureathane.

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I would try it first, but in my experience, modpodge remains tacky and picks up dust and fibres. I threw my bottles away once I discovered this. I would definitely use the polyurethane. FYI you can (generally) use waterbased over the top of waterbased, and oilbased over the top of oilbased or waterbased, if that helps any

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Thanks everyone! I will test it out and try it, and I'll post here how it turned out. 

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