Hardwood Flooring Types

Hardwood Flooring Types

Site Finished Hardwood Flooring

Unfinished wood flooring will need to be manually sanded, buffered, stained and coated on the installation site.  This type of hardwood floor is perfect for areas that are still under construction.  With unfinished wood flooring, they can choose the color and the type of polish that the floor will have to better match you decor.

Prefinished Hardwood Flooring

Prefinished wood flooring is the most common type of hardwood floor. The flooring comes presanded and finished.   It only requires installation. You simply choose a prefinished hardwood floor that matches your house. This type of hardwood floor is perfect for existing homes because of the ease of installation and less mess.

Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered wood flooring is made from several layers of veneer wood, glued together. They are known to be resistant in harsh environmental conditions, such as higher humidity levels and higher temperatures. This characteristic also makes it ideal for installing in basements or cellars, where normal hardwood floors are not recommended.