Prefinishing Options and Advantages. The Beauty Lies in the Details.
Choosing the right finish option is the essential final step in making your envisioned hardwood flooring experience a reality. Although this decision requires some research, the outcome is rewarding in every residential and/or commercial project.
|Pros||Natural Oil Prefinish||UV Matte Prefinish|
|No dust or smell during installation.||✓||✓|
|Shorter installation time compared to a site finish.||✓||✓|
|Floor traffic is permitted immediately following installation.||✓||✓|
|Machinery applies consistent application of finish.||✓||✓|
|Typically less expensive compared to a site finish.||✓||✓|
|Choice of customized color options.||✓||✓|
|Easy spot touch ups.||✓|
|Easy scratch repair.||✓|
|Scratch resistant coating.||✓|
|Multi layer finish that creates a durable surface.||✓|
|Cons||Natural Oil Prefinish||UV Matte Prefinish|
|Fewer multi layer finish that creates a slightly less durable surface.||✓|
|Spot repairs can require sanding or refinishing.||✓|