Can Engineered Wood Floors That Are Installed Already Be Re finished? Yes they can. Please contact us for further information on How To..Engineered hardwood flooring can be refinished, though not as many times as solid hardwood. Can your engineered floor be refinished? That depends on how many times it has been refinished before and how thick the wear layer is. By the way, this discussion applies to engineered parquet flooring too..I canure you that most engineered wood floors can be refinished sanded . If the wear layer top veneer is very thin, that will pose a problem. The newer aluminum oxide finishes ARE MORE DIFFICULT to remove by sanding but it can be done. Expect to pay extra for these types of floors..A ” tongue and groove solid hardwood floor can be refinished about times during its lifespan. With an engineered hardwood floor, that number won’t be as high. The wear layer is the top solid part of an engineered hardwood floor that will wear away as your floor ages..
Floors with a wear layer less than millimeters thick can tolerate a light scuff sanding with a buffer. Thicker top layers can be sanded just like solid wood, allowing you to erase deeper scratches and dents. An engineered floor with a millimeter top, for instance, can handle two refinishings..