Hardwood flooring is one of the most popular floor coverings on the market today. Homeowners are well aware of the many benefits of this flooring, as well as its durability and long life span. In fact, it’s not impossible for some wood floors to last in excess of one hundred years. But why is that?
One of the reasons is that these floors can be refinished instead of replaced. When most floors start showing signs of wear and tear, as wood floors eventually will, homeowners begin to think of replacing them. However, homeowners who have wood floors think of something else.
Simply stated, hardwood refinishing is simply stripping off the top layer of your floor, restaining and resealing it. It takes away a small layer of wood that has been damaged, bringing your floors back to a like-new look that will make it seem as though your floors are brand new again.
Read more about the process of hardwood refinishing below for some of the most common steps.