Hardwood floors that have excess damage need to be repaired or replaced before refinishing. Always make sure that you treat the damage before putting wax or any other finishing product over a problem that has not been dealt with. If a floor happens to be finished with a polyurethane product, wax should never be used on top of that. Here are a few reasons why wood floors should never be waxed:
Waxing can cause more harm than good.
Waxing can damage the finish on your floors.
So what should you do instead of waxing? That’s easy, clean and maintain your floors on a regular basis. If a mess is made, clean it up instantly. If you bring in dirt from outside, sweep it up. Doing so keeps your floors always looking their best and keeps your mind free of stress.