Advantages of Unfinished Hardwood Floors
Unfinished hardwood floors are an excellent choice when it comes to wood
It does take time and effort to install and finish wood floors on-site, but the
highly rewarding. It enables a greater range of flooring options with multiple
stains, finishes, and styles. The two main reasons why finishes are applied to
flooring are to protect the wood from damage, such as stains, moisture and
wear and to highlight the wood's natural color and beauty.
Some key advantages to unfinished hardwood floors, and on-site finishing of
hardwood floors are :
Unfinished hardwood floors allow you to create your own unique finish that
These floors are uniform, stable and even due to the process of sanding and
Applying unfinished hardwood floors and finishing them after installation maintain
the natural characteristics of the wood.
It enables better uniformity of seal and finish by filling in the empty spaces and
cracks formed due to minutely uneven flooring planks.
The process of sanding has its benefits too. It enables the installer to do borders,
inlays, and other customized elements which are not usually available with factory
The choice of finishing hardwood floors on-site makes it easier to match the newly
installed hardwood flooring and finish with any existing hardwood flooring or other
You can alter the appearance of your hardwood flooring by applying wood floor
stain finish before sealing the wood. This option also allows the customer to stain
the wood in any desired color, even such a color that is not available in pre-finished
Whether you like light-colored wood or dark, a satin finish or high-gloss, unfinished
hardwood floors offer many products, styles and options to choose from.