cropped-bath-hall.pngPure floor wax still exists but is most often used as an additive to modern floor finishes. The term “wax” is used to refer to acrylic or urethane floor finishes.

There are two types of wax: Natural (animal and vegetable derived) and Synthetic (polymers of ethylene).

Wax functions as a film in floor polishes to help prevent scuff marks and provides a slip resistant surface.