The Education Centre: Choosing an oiled or lacquered finish?



Brushed and oiled floors have a beautiful natural appearance that adds a classic or characterful mood to your floor

Oiled Flooring
Lacquered Flooring


Smooth and lacquered floors have a more uniform look, with a less pronounced grain to give a more contemporary feel.

With laminate, luxury vinyl and cushion vinyl, you benefit from an easy to maintain and durable finish, but with solid wood and engineered wood, it’s important to choose the finish that’s just right for the task ahead.


Lacquered finishes

A lacquered finish forms a coat on top of the surface of the wood, helping to protect it from wear and making it easier to clean up spills. Smooth and lacquered floors have a more uniform look, with a less pronounced grain to give a more contemporary feel.


Lacquered Finishes



Oiled finishes

Oiled finish use the natural permeability of wood to provide a degree of protection without losing the beautiful natural feel and matt look. Brushed and oiled floors have a beautiful natural appearance that adds a classic or character mood to your floor.


Oiled Finishes