Unfinished flooring must be job-site sanded and finished after installation. Prefinished flooring is sanded and finished at the factory.
Acadian flooring center providing from 2 1/4'" to 3 1/4" width Unfinished planks White Oak, Red Oak, Maple, North American Cherry or exotic woods like Jatoba(Brizillian Cherry) can meet your requirement. If you want a custom stained hardwood floor, or a wood floor to match existing trim than a job-site finish is your answer.
Job-site finish means you start with a bare (unfinished) hardwood floor and than the floor is sanded, stained, and finished in the home.
The other advantage of a job-site finish is if you are concerned with uneven heights between planks, the sanding process will smooth out the floor.
Be warned, this can be quite a mess and the process does take several days.
Water Based Urethane:
Water is used as part of the chemical make up of the polyurethane finish.
Solvent Based Urethane:
Oil is used as part of the chemical make up of the polyurethane finish.
Moisture Cured Urethane:
A similar chemical make up as solvent based urethanes but, this finish needs the humidity (moisture) in the air to cure.
Acadian Flooring Center Ltd. has experienced professional with a good eye can finish your floor with the color you like.
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