Wood flooring brings sophistication to any room, whether it is constructed of unfinished solid, prefinished solid, or engineered hardwood. With proper care, you’ll never need to replace the floor, regardless of which kind of wood you choose. Masters Flooring in Keller, Texas, offers a wide selection of all three types of wood floor coverings. We’ve provided high-quality flooring services in the Fort Worth area for over 20 years.
Unfinished solid hardwood
Installers can bring raw wood into a home and then sand, stain, and seal it after planks are nailed to the subfloor. This traditional method of installation enhances the structural stability of the house. Also, planks are positioned close together, so there is little space between them. This means that once the installation process is complete, the floor is well sealed. This process takes about two weeks, including acclimation.
Prefinished solid hardwood
It might seem like a ‘no-brainer’ to choose the wood that is finished in the factory. But keep in mind that there is a difference between the two types of solid wood. A floor constructed of unfinished wood has a flush look. This contrasts with the beveled look of prefinished wood. Factory finishes tend to be more durable, so finish warranties on prefinished wood, which takes one day to install, are usually longer.
Engineered wood floors
Engineered hardwood planks have a base layer of plywood that supports the surface layer of the wood. These layers are laid in different directions, and because of this makeup, the planks can tolerate moisture. Also, planks are not nailed to the subfloor like solid wood. Instead, they are designed to click together so that a floating floor can be constructed. Thus, planks can be installed over cement slabs and some existing flooring.
In addition to wood flooring installation, Masters Flooring offers refinishing and kitchen and bath remodeling. North Ridgeland Hills, Colleyville, Fort Worth, Southlake, and Keller are some of the communities we serve. In-home estimates are free. Our flooring specialists are ready to guide you through your hardwood flooring upgrade.