Factory finished wood flooring over the past 10-15 years has become a bigger and bigger portion of the wood flooring market. Back in the ’80s and early ‘90s choices for solid wood factory finished flooring were mostly seal and wax finished flooring. Engineered flooring at that time was offered in conversion varnished finishes which was the forerunner to the UV cured finishes. Since then, most major manufacturers and some smaller manufacturers offer factory finished flooring using an ultra violet cured finish system. Some manufacturers offer finished flooring almost exclusively over unfinished flooring.
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