Prefinished vs. Unfinished
Prefinished Hardwood Floors: What to Know
Prefinished and unfinished flooring both have their advantages. Both will transform the look of your home in ways that will make you smile for years to come. The truth is, choosing prefinished hardwood or unfinished wood floors often comes down to personal preference.
Here are some tips to help you figure out what you like, as well as answer some of these commonly asked questions about wood flooring:
• What’s the difference between finished and unfinished wood floors?
• Are prefinished solid hardwood floors better?
• What are the pros and cons?
Ready, Set, Go
Perhaps you have a secret or maybe a not-so-secret desire for an instant, TV-style flooring makeover. With prefinished hardwood floors, you can have the next best thing: quick installation.
That’s because prefinished floors are, well, prefinished. Before they get to you, prefinished hardwood planks have already been sanded, beveled, stained, and coated.
There’s no dust, fuss, muss. More importantly, there’s no waiting. Walk on them. Put the furniture back. Let the kids loose. Live your life.