When you choose engineered hardwood
, you have two specific choices to make regarding finishing. Both prefinished and unfinished are available, and each offers different advantages. One of them is likely to work better for your needs, so we’re going to introduce you to both briefly.
In the following paragraphs, we won’t be able to tell you everything
about these materials. But we do hope to provide enough information that you’ll feel better equipped with choosing between the two. If you have further questions by the end of this piece, feel free to contact us for more details.
Prefinished engineered flooring offers a finish that consists of polyurethane that is baked on in several layers. Following this, another coating of aluminum oxide is added, giving this flooring an extremely hard finish. The durability you’ll receive as a result is hard to beat, and so is the quick installation time.
Unfinished floors give you plenty of options that offer a very natural, warm appearance. You’ll have extensive opportunities in stain color, and you can add as many coats of finish as you’d like. Another benefit that homeowners take advantage of in unfinished materials is the ability to choose any type of finish available and not just polyurethane.
If being able to walk on your floors as soon as possible is important to you, or if you want excellent durability without delay, prefinished flooring offers some great options for you. However, if you’re willing to take a little more time for the customization in stain color and finish type, your patience will pay off with unfinished flooring. It will all depend on the specifics of your requirements and preferences.
Both flooring materials offer excellent benefits. And both materials will give you amazing results. For more information on how to choose the perfect product for your home, be sure to visit us at your convenience