In Madison WI hand
scraped hardwood flooring is often referred to as hand-sculpted hardwood
flooring. These phrases describe a process that gives new hardwood flooring a
desirable time-worn appearance.
Hand scraped hardwood is
similar to distressed hardwood. Instead of scraping the wood’s surface by hand,
however, distressed wood is created by machine rather than by hand . This also
creates an aged look, but does not always offer the individual character of
After the hardwood has been
hand scraped, it’s usually coated with a tough urethane finish to protect the
wood and give it long-lasting shine. A broom and dustpan are generally all that
are needed to clean hand scraped hardwood floors, though your floors may also
require periodic hardwood
refinishing and scratch repair depending on the traffic they receive.
When cleaning the hand scraped
hardwood floors in your Madison WI
home, keep in mind that excessive water and some detergents can
damage wood floors. Floor Coverings International of Madison WI offers free in-home flooring
consultations. Call us today to learn more about hand scraped hardwood flooring
in Madison WI.