A GUIDE TO LM FLOORING FINISHES

12 June 2013
A GUIDE TO LM FLOORING FINISHES

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A big part of picking out the perfect wood floor is choosing which finish you would like. Manufacturers such as LM Flooring offer a range of different finishes, such as the following:

Hand-scraped

This is a technique used to provide LM Flooring wood floors with a distressed, rustic, aged look, which can look fantastic in everything from country-style kitchens and traditional rooms to contemporary spaces. Depending on the technique and the angle of scraping, this method involves burnishing the floor or tearing the grain, to create a particular aged look and a floor which looks like it has a heritage and a story to tell.

Distressed

There are many methods of distressing a wood floor to give it a rustic, authentic look, one of which is hand scraping. Other methods involve using wire brushes to add texture, applying dark stains and dyes, adding resin to knot holes and using other tools and techniques to add attractive character marks to the floor.

Smooth finish

The opposite of distressed wood floors, LM Flooring products with a smooth finish are designed to look lustrous and luxurious