Minwax Company has been making wood beautiful for over 100 years. It all started in New York City with a man name Authur B. Harrison who was testing his new waterproofing, and damp resistant materials to see if they would keep the air's moisture out of homes and buildings. In 1904, Mr. Harrison his employer at Clifford I. Miller Company, that a plant manufacturing his material could be a very profitable investment. Mr. Miller agreed, but had no ideas that someday Mr. Harrisons's enterprise and idea would produce the some of the best wood furnishing products available. Today, the aesthetic value of wood is still very important and sought after in both public buildings and private homes, and therefore the Minwax Company provides consumers with a complete line of products to meet all kinds of wood furnishing needs. Minwax Company provides consumers with products for a complete range of jobs such as, wood preparation, wood stains, oil based clear protectives finishes, water based protective clear finishes, hardwood floor finishing, one step stain finishes, and wood maintenance and repair.