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Hardwood Floors St. Louis

Wood Flooring from Pro Floors is your best choice when it comes to flooring options. Hardwood floors are preferred over carpet flooring newflooring_310because it does not retain allergy causing pollen like carpets do. Also, carpets need a lot more cleaning and maintenance than hardwood floors. Carpets also tend to smell over time, while hardwood do not.

Aside from carpets, hardwood floors also beat other synthetic materials in the sense that hardwood floors are more durable and elegant. Hardwood floors will add style, grace and value to your home that other types of synthetic flooring can`t do. Hardwood flooring can even be an eco-friendly decision. If you want a romantic and warm tone to your home, hardwood floors will also have an advantage over other extracted flooring material like stone.

Generally, modern wood stains and polyurethane varnish finishes the wood and gives it a protective coat that will shield it from untoward accidents like spills and the like. You also don`t have to worry about too much wear and tear on the hardwood floor because the usual protection from the varnish usually lasts for years before a reapplication is needed.

newflooring2_295Even cleaning hardwood floors is made a breeze by these modern wood finish and varnish aids because the surface of the floor becomes very even and smooth, which makes it hard for dust to settle. Any dirt or dust is easily lifted off the surface without much effort.

To gain a sense of warm and homey permanence, wood flooring has few rivals.

Universally popular for a century, is warm, natural, and easier to maintain than carpets. Today, the varieties of wood flooring which have long been in use are still popular for residences and commercial spaces. This includes traditional domestic solid hardwood wood floors made from oak, cherry, maple, ash, and walnut among other species. But technology, innovation, and imagination have expanded the choices in wood flooring to an even greater degree.

Even more recently, exotic species have made a splash in the wood flooring industry, Offering even more choices unique looks and impressive durability.

newflooring3_308Numerous types of hardwood and softwood tree species offer a wide range of beautiful timber for making floors. From expensive mahogany and cherry wood to the less expensive bamboo and pine, we will help you a good match for your home decor and budget.

Prefinished Hardwood Flooring
Prefinished hardwood flooring eliminates the time consuming chore of the sanding and refinishing and gives you the added benefit of a perfect finish all done for you at the factory. Most of the wood flooring we carry has variety of stain colors to choose from and are coated with the durable 7- 10 coats of the " Alumide or Ceramic" finish, which is far more durable for wear than anything that can be purchased in a hardware store or home center. Using prefinished Hardwood flooring allows you to move right back in as soon as a room is installed No Waiting for the finish to dry!

Job Finished Hardwood Flooring
Installing unfinished Hardwood flooring requires a series of steps including sanding, staining and sealing the floor. Applying the finish to the floors after the sanding would requires several days waiting for finish coats to dry before being able to move back in.

Unfinished hardwood flooring is delivered raw then sanded, stained and finished on site. It is available in more widths and wood species than prefinished flooring and can be matched to existing wood floors.

A custom sanded hardwood floor is perfectly flat looking, with a tabletop appearance that cannot be achieved with a prefinished hardwood floor. If the subfloor is uneven, then a pre-finished floor will be uneven. Since unfinished flooring is sanded flat on site, it is more forgiving of slight irregularities in the subfloor.

Engineered Wood Flooring
Laminate is melamine-infused paper on top, wood chip composite on bottom. Solid hardwood, by definition, is real wood. And engineered wood, too, is real wood. It is a sandwich of 1/16" to 1/8" inch of finish wood on top and non-finish plywood underneath. The top finish layer is pre-finished, which means that it is already sanded and sealed. So as soon as the floor has been laid, you can walk on it.

Unlike solid wood, which must be nailed to a wood sub-floor, engineered wood can be installed in a different number of ways. Depending on the type you buy, it can be either:

  • A nail-down floor - This is for the 3/8" thick floor--its thinness requires nailing to enhance stability;
  • A glue-down floor - The 1/2" thick floor can be nailed down; or
  • A floating floor - The 5/8" planks are thick enough to act as a floating floor.
Check out some things you should know about hardwood flooring. Contact us today!

 

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St. Louis, MO 63026
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