Why, Banana? Old worn looking hardwood is awesome, and you don't have to worry about messing it up with your stilettos.
(this is me, not having any useful advice, but liking worn hardwood)
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That is why I (theoretically, without having done the research on what is more trouble to apply) favor a penetrating wax, because it preserves the antique look of old wood.
(Heh heh. Old wood.)
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Yeah, Ivy, I agree. I hate those overly-smooth/shiny floors that pretty much just have a thick layer of glossy something or other applied over top of them. Ick.
Tee hee snicker snicker BAH HA HA. "old wood"
Try to be serious.