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Are you choosing finished or unfinished engineered hardwood flooring?

Engineered hardwood flooring offers a variety of different characteristics and benefits than its solid counterpart. One of the biggest differences is that engineered flooring can be installed in below-grade spaces and even some bathrooms, with the proper water-resistant finish. But as you look deeper into this floor covering, you’ll discover even more benefits, specifically about both finished and unfinished varieties.

At Arbor Zen Hardwood Floors, you’ll find an excellent selection of floor coverings and related products that make it easy to finalize your perfect flooring project. If you are in the areas of Ashville, NC, Swannanoa, NC, Hendersonville, NC, or Waynesville, NC, we invite you to visit us at our showroom in Black Mountain, NC. There, you’ll find our flooring specialists standing by to assist you no matter how big or small your flooring project.

Prefinished engineered hardwood floors are the most common variety and they are constructed on layers with a veneer of real wood on the top. It is stable, resistant to temperatures changes, and isn’t like to swell, warp, or cup. For states that go through all four seasons, with variances in humidity and temperature, this is an excellent product for any space in your home. This durable coating gives your floors a magnificent finish, whether glossy, matte, or something else entirely, and provides much of the durability you’ll enjoy throughout its lifespan. Engineered flooring can, of course, be refinished, but with a quality prefinished layer, you’ll make it further before needing this service.
Gorgeous hardwood flooring in Asheville, NC from Arbor Zen Hardwood Floors
Unfinished engineered hardwood flooring has its benefits and characteristics including the ability to customize your flooring with the perfect stains and hues that fit your space the best. You’ll get far more options for stain, finish type, wood selection, and more, giving you a truly personalized and unique finished product. It also means your floors will be further protected from moisture, wear, and temperature changes, but it will also bring the natural beauty of your chosen wood to a whole new level. Depending on your choices for the finishing of your unfinished engineered hardwood, it could be the cheaper option between the two. Your flooring associate will help you decide once you choose your specific details.

For installation purposes, always be sure to choose a trusted professional installation team like you’ll find at Arbor Zen Hardwood Floors. Since your floors are treated with respect and the greatest care, the results will speak for themselves.