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WHAT IS PRE-FINISHED SOLID TIMBER?

Pre-finished solid timber is similar to hardwood flooring but differs in one major aspect. As opposed to hardwood timber, pre-finished timber is coated, treated, and sealed in a factory setting prior to installation. At the Online Flooring Store, we carry the Wonderful Floor brand which features water-based eco-polyurethane coating for increased durability.

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Pre-finished solid timber is similar to hardwood flooring but differs in one major aspect. As opposed to hardwood timber, pre-finished timber is coated, treated, and sealed in a factory setting prior to installation.

Pre-finished solid timber flooring may be right for your home if you are looking for a quick and easy installation process. Because the boards are treated in a factory, there is no need to spend the 6 weeks to acclimatise them to your home environment. They are ready for installation as soon as they are delivered to your home.

The pre-finishing process also means that there is no mess or smell. You do not need to sand this type of timber flooring, which means there will be no sawdust debris. Pre-finished timber is polished during the manufacturing process, which means your family will not deal with the strong fumes for weeks.

The benefits of pre-finished solid timber are apparent even years after installation. Damaged floorboards can be quickly and easily replaced without needing to fully recoat your entire floor.

Our team at the Online Flooring Store believes pre-finished solid timber is a great option for those who like the look and feel of true hardwood timber, but do not feel comfortable with the demands of installation or upkeep. You will find that the factory coating is often stronger than those used during in-home installation with traditional hardwood flooring.

Hardwood floorboards need as many as 6 weeks to acclimatise to the space. They are also sealed in your home, which requires a few days of drying before you can walk on them. With pre-finished timber, however, you and your family will not need to disrupt your daily routine for longer than a day.

Pre-finished solid timber is similar to the hardwood flooring we offer at the Online Flooring Store. Our pre-finished brands are great options for almost any room in your home. It is not recommended, however, for use in laundries, bathrooms, or other rooms prone to water spills. A damp environment can alter the appearance of solid timber and even cause irreparable damage in some cases.

You can lay pre-finished solid timber in a kitchen as long as you maintain strict upkeep. Clean any spilled liquids immediately to prevent avoid capping or staining. The advantage of pre-finished floorboards, however, is that a single board may be removed and replaced without the need to recoat the entire floor surface.

You can treat pre-finished solid timber similarly to hardwood flooring. Our pre-finished timber is the same as hardwood timber, except it is coated and sealed before delivery. The same rules and restrictions apply as hardwood flooring.

To maintain the beautiful and natural appearance of this solid timber, use a broom, vacuum, or damp mop regularly. Use blinds and rugs to protect against harsh sunlight and place felt pads under furniture to stop unsightly scratches.