Order as many floor samples as you like and we'll ship all samples to you for free! You may then return them, within six months, and receive a refund for all returned samples. Please note: We do not reimburse for return shipping costs.
This product may not perform properly if applied below the required temperature. Please check installation instructions on our website.
Because this is a water-based product, it may freeze during shipping. For that reason we will not ship over a weekend if temperatures dip below 32 degrees F. If you want us to ship anyway, it will be at your own risk. Please call to arrange with a GBS eco-advisor. 800.405.0222
AFM Safecoat DuroTone is a fast-curing low odor semi-transparent interior wood stain using no aromatic solvents, formaldehyde, UV inhibitors or hazardous air pollutants. It penetrates deeply into the wood and has excellent pigmentation stability creating a more uniform finish.
It's ideal for flooring, furniture, doors, millwork, window and door trim and all unsealed interior wood surfaces.
NOTE1: New or freshly sanded wood will absorb stain very quickly. To avoid lap marks, we recommend lightly misting or wiping the floor first with damp rag so that the stain dries more slowly absorbs more evenly.
NOTE2: Actual product colors may vary from colors shown on your monitor, and application color will be affected by the wood you are placing the stain upon (the photos show the stain on Poplar). Colors can be verified by ordering the small pint size from our Site.
AFM Durotone is different from AFM DuroStain or other water-based stains because it has a little bit longer open time which makes it easier to apply on large surfaces such as flooring. It also uses non-toxic dye and pigmentation with no acrylic. Finally, DuroTone accepts water finish coats such as AFM Polyureseal BP, AFM Acrylacq, AFM WaterShield, for maximum longevity. Please follow application instructions, and be sure the Durotone has dried completely before applying your finish coat.
AFM has recently created a beautiful non-toxic stain that works far better than its predecessor AFM Durostain. It covers 450 SF/gallon (instead of 350/SF), has a longer open time (dries slower), produces a more even and less splotchy color with no lap marks and can be finished with water based finishes.
Features & benefits
Non-toxic — no aromatic solvents or formaldehyde, very low odor
Easier-to-use — better than most water-based stains, reduces splotchiness and lap lines
Beautiful colors — non-toxic dyes and pigments with no acrylic
Colorfast — pigmentation stability; excellent color retention
Eco-friendly — very low VOC 28 g/l; meets or exceeds all federal and state air quality regulations, including California
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Before using, stir Safecoat DuroTone well, then apply as is stirring occasionally during use. Intermix (boxing) all containers of the same color to ensure uniformity before applying. Apply with the grain using a brush or pad applicator always keeping a wet edge. Note: these instructions are intended to be general only and not exhaustive. The applicator should determine what preparation and techniques are best suited to the specific surface.
Surface or Product Preperation
Surface should be sound and cleaned of dirt, dust, grease, wax, silicone, soap and oil, and must be completely free of mold, mildew or fungus contamination.
Recommended # of Coats
Appearance When Dry
Cleans Up With
Soap & Water, neutral cleaners
Store in cool dry place out of sunlight
Recycling or Disposal
Dispose of excess product in accordance with all local state and federal regulations, Do not throw out container unless completely empty. Pour contents onto dry cardboard and let thoroughly dry outdoors. May also be absorbed with cat litter sand or other dry materials
Finish Contains Aluminum Oxide?
Floor Item Type
Janka Hardness Rating
Number of Plys
Range of Resistance
Risk in Dry Climates
Shade (1 Light) - (7 Dark)
Strips / Plank
Surface Treatment Color
Touch Up Kit
Can be indoor?
Can be outdoor?
Max Gallons Per Minute
Max BTU's / Hour
- BTU's / Hour
Multi Control Capabilities
Temperature Range (with remote)
Color Rendering Index (CRI)
Questions & Answers
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Area of room (sq ft):.
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