Essex Silver-Line is proud of our long association with Fabulon products.
Fabulon finishes are known as the top of the line, for durability, innovation and
We believe in Fabulon quality so much, it is the only finish used in the
homes of our CEO, President, and Vice President.
We have added this page to our site due to the amount of mail we
received requesting information on Fabulon Floor Finishes, how to use, which type to use,
how to apply and of course, local availability. If you do not find the information you are
looking for on this page you can either call Fabulon's Tech Service Group @ 1 800 289-7728 or contact us at Essex Silver-Line.
The following is a history of Fabulon and their products from taken from one of their
pamphlets named "How to finish wood floors...Old or New"
"Our bowling lane finishes were first made in 1934, and Fabulon has
been a leader in the floor finishing field since. In 1977, FABULON developed a unique
water-based bowling lane finish that led directly to the formulation of our consumer
water-base finishes, like Fabulon Crystal.
The following is a breakdown of their most popular finishes. Remember, Fabulon
Floor Finishes are designed specifically for wood floors!
Fabulon Heavy-Duty Polyurethane
This product is known by professionals and homeowners as one of the
finest, long-lasting polyurethanes on the market
It has exceptionally high polyurethane resin content that assures maximum durability,
excellent body and a long lasting no wax finish. It never needs waxing.
This finish provides an easy-to-care for "coat of protection" on wood floors.
Fabulon Heavy-Duty polyurethane is also available in a low VOC version where required
Fabulon Heavy-Duty Polyurethane is available in three sheens: Super-Gloss, Semi-Gloss
Crystal is a direct result of decades of research for
bowling lane finishes. Crystal is the premier high-performance water-borne finish for
It provides your floor with a beautiful, light natural gloss or satin finish that is
extremely easy to apply. Crystal has excellent gloss retention and durability.This
waterborne floor finish is practically odorless, dries fast (one or two hours) and cleans
up easily in soap and water.
Crystal is available in Gloss or Satin sheens.
Original Fabulon Fast
This product is the twin of the clear coating used for
years to beautify and protect bowling lanes against the constant battering of bowling
balls and pins. When used in a residential application Original Fabulon is the only floor
finish that polishes itself and thus stays looking new for years.
Original Fabulon produces and attractive lustrous gloss finish with excellent durability
and resistance to abrasion and wear.
It dries in less than an hour and is easy to maintain, floors can be cleaned with water...No
Not for use over stain
Original Fabulon comes in a gloss finish only.
Fabulon Pryme: Keeps wood light (Optional Product)
This sealer is a great start for a lighter wood finish.
Pryme is an excellent first coat for bare wood floors. As it seals the floor, Pryme
protects the wood from the "wetting action" of oil modified finishes, and
therefore assures the lightest possible natural wood color.
Do not use over stain.
Pryme is an alcohol based sealer that can be used before applying Original Fabulon
or Fabulon Heavy-Duty Polyurethane.
Fabulon Pryme II
This is the low odor, compatible VOC, clear primer/sealer water basedtwin to
Fabulon Clean Sheen
This is a high performance wood floor cleaner that really
Ready to use Clean Sheen removes stubborn dirt and grime and leaves your floors clean,
without a soap residue.