What can make a dull wood look more attractive? Do you want to add some satin sheen to the wood floor? There are many things that oil and varnish finishing can have an effect on the wood. The process is quite simple yet requires professional skill to complete.
So what is varnish? It is a clear finish or film which is transparent. It has some protective features. Generally, it is transparent, that is, no color. It may happen to come across the varnish of some color when some dyes are added to it. Its functions may vary according to the substances added to it.
Since varnish is made up of resin, solvent, and oil intended for drying, it creates a kind of protective finish on the wood. In some cases, when used outdoors, the UV absorbers are added as well thus making waterproof. Despite very many chemicals used in the process of making this varnish, the varnish is very durable making the wood more durable as well.