If you want a custom stain applied before final finishing or if you want to correspond to the current flooring, unfinished hardwood floors are a great choice. The flooring has a series of protective finishes following the assembly and staining of hardwood floors.
If you want to add hardwood floors to your kitchen, unfinished floors are a good choice as the finish penetrates and lock the seams between boards to prevent water from being drained between the boards.
Prefinished hardwood floors have been sanded and sealed in the plant, which means the entire assembly work done fast. The finishing process has no smells and VOCs on site and immediately the floor is ready for foot traffic.
Solid hardwood floors are all wood and have a thickness of 15mmto 19mminches. It can be sanded and refinedmany times because it is strong wood. It is, however, prone to moisture modifications and for lower-grade subfloor is not recommended.
The Engineered hardwood floor is an actual wood veneer that is glued into a number of wood layers, such as plateau. This ensures good stability over time for designed wood and makes it a perfect choice for any zone of your home, including the underground basements. The hardwood floors may only be sanded and finished once or twice in their lifetime, depending on the thickness of the hardwood veneer
The reclamation of hardwood flooring is another alternative, which is found in waste yards. This probably has some indications of wear and age, but for similar new flooring you will pay about half the price. Salvage flooring is a reasonably good preference if you're refurbishing an older house.
The finest hardwood floors are made of easily available and–you imagine–extremely strong timber species. All the excellent options are oak floors, maple floors and cherry floors. Bamboo (which is a kind of grass) ash, and Mahogany belong to other species.
For more exotic species like teak, jarrah and mesquite you'll pay a premium price. Make sure your chosen hardwood flooring comes from forests harvested on a sustainable basis.Here are some common species and its characteristics: