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Old 02-24-2018, 06:14 AM   #1
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Rift/quartered White Oak Flooring


Will be having hardwood flooring installed in my new home, like the look of the 3/4" rift/quartered white oak flooring, got a price for prefinished versus unfinished/sand/three coats sealer and the price was about the same. The prefinished will probably have a more durable surface but the other will have the better look, not sure which way to go. Any thoughts on the best looking prefinished micro beveled edge flooring out there?( my installer was quoting 'Sheoga brand) I like the ease of installation and durability of the prefinished but am not sure about the final look of the eased edges. Thanks for any insight.
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Old 02-24-2018, 07:28 AM   #2
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Pre-finished is for convenience, especially in an occupied home. Hardwood finished in place always looks 100000000000000x better.

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I always prefer sand in place flooring.

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If you're getting the same price for site finished, go for it.
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Another vote for site sand. Most people aren't capable of repairing a prefinished floor, where as repairing scratches on site sand floor are fairly easy.
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