Roll Up Wood Floor Mat - One question I've been asked time and again on the years working in the wood flooring business is; can my old wooden floor that is fitted be sanded and refurbished? Many people have a wooden floor in their house that's been down for 6-10 years that is appearing tired, boring, has stains or scratches in and has definitely seen better days. A lot of folks realize that parquet floors or original floor boards might be sanded back to make a lovely finished flooring, but things to do having a fitted wooden flooring is a bit more confusing.
Firstly you must discover which kind of flooring you've got, and most importantly that it is wood. I am afraid the only alternative would be to replace it if your flooring is a wood effect laminate then.
There are just two forms of fitted wooden flooring; solid and engineered wood flooring and the great news is, both may be sanded and refurbished to look as new as the day. Engineered wooden flooring will often be mistaken for laminate as it's a similar construction. Engineered wood flooring has a thin layer of real wood, usually between 3-5 millimeters bonded to your base of MDF or ply board, due to its construction and that it's fitted together using a tongue and groove, it also stays very flat.
This means if sanded accurately you need to only need to sand off significantly less than a millimeter, so the floor can usually be sanded up to 3 times If your floor is solid wood flooring it'll employ a similar appearance to engineered on the surface, but nevertheless, it will be assembled completely of just one piece of wood in the top layer of the base. Solid wood flooring certainly will inevitably cost a lot more to purchase and is more expensive to make, but in my opinion, it is not as good a product as engineered as it's more prone to warping.