Hardwood flooring choices, like every other floor covering category has changed and expanded. Choice include solid wood and engineered wood. Installation can be nailed/stapled down, floating or glued down.
The surface of the wood flooring can be smooth, hand scraped, or wire brushed. Then there are choices of wood species. including, but not limited to more traditional choice
Unfinished and Pre-finished
The installer will sand and apply the finish to the wood on location. This is a good option when you are trying to match existing flooring or are seeking a specific color.
The finish for this wood is applied at the manufacturing facility. As a result it requires less time to install and is ready to walk on immediately following installation.
Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring
This type of wood is a solid piece from end to end. It can be can be installed above or on grade, and can be sanded and refinished several times during its service life.
These are real wood floors made using multiple wood or wood composite veneers. The veneers can be the same or different species. The grain of each veneer runs in different directions, which increases its stability. This means the wood will resist expanding and contracting during fluctuations in humidity and temperature. This type of flooring sometimes can be sanded and refinished, depending on the thickness of its top layer. Engineered wood flooring can be installed above, on or below grade.
Flooring Interiors has partnered with the best hardwood suppliers in the industry. Covering engineered wood, solid wood, smooth finishes and hand-scraped distressed finishes these suppliers manufacture quality product you can count on for decades.