An alternative choice to Hardwood Floor Refinishing. When selecting a hardwood floor, lots of attention is paid to what kind of flooring materials, colour, finish and a wide variety of other aspects of hardwood floors along with their effect on your home. Hardly any guidelines are given on how to correctly look after your hardwood floors after they are installed. Hardwood floors are treated with a polyurethane sealant giving wood floors their sheen, protection and overall durability. The finish of the flooring will last around three years, Gradually, the floors will begin to dull. It is because very small airborne dirt and dust are constantly being ground into the finish.