Should you seal prefinished hardwood floors?
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Similarly, it is asked, are prefinished hardwood floors sealed?
Cons of Prefinished Hardwood. Seams aren't sealed: Because the material is finished at the factory, a sealing agent is not applied to the lines between the planks when they are installed. Often, factory prefinished wood planks will have beveled, slightly rounded edges.
Additionally, are prefinished hardwood floors better? Prefinished floors come at a lower cost. Prefinished solid wood floors initially cost more than unfinished wood flooring—about $2 per square foot for a good grade of red oak. But once you factor in finishing costs, prefinished ends up being less expensive.
Herein, can you put polyurethane over prefinished hardwood flooring?
In general, you shouldn't apply polyurethane over a floor that has already been stained and sealed with other products. If the manufacturer indicates that the floor has been treated with polyurethane but you want to apply additional coats for added protection, you may do so after the floor has been installed.
How long does prefinished hardwood floor last?