Engineered wood floors Sanding
wide range of high-quality finishes available on the market, most
wood floor surfaces are never restored by individuals. That said, it
is possible to sand and refinishes an engineered wood floor.
Naturally, it all depends on the thickness of the floor, especially
the veneer. The reason why it is essential to opt for a dense veneer
when installing engineered wood flooring.
thickness of the engineered wood floor can determine whether or not
sanding can be done. This material density also defines the number of
times it can be sanded. Know that it can be refinished less often
than solid wood flooring. Note that normal sanding allows you to
remove 1 to 2 mm of floor thickness with each sanding.
Another thing to know?
As you can
see, sanding an engineered floor is possible, but under certain
conditions. This type of project is practically impossible on a
prefinished engineered floor. It is also advisable to permanently
replace the floorboard for a more professional look. It is why it is
a good idea to keep some wood planks in reserve after your floor is
mentioned above, sanding this type of installation can only be done
on thick material.
As an indication, an engineered floor can be
renovated as soon as its real wood strip is 4 mm or more. That said,
there is nobody to stop you from repairing local damage to restore
the original look of your timeworn floor.