aluminum oxide finish on engineered hardwood floors
I am planning on putting in engineered hardwood floors through out my house. The floors that I have seen all have the aluminum oxide finish which I understand is very durable. In looking at the samples,this finish seems to have a waxy or plastic look to it unless you are standing directly on top of the floor. In other wood the shine and it is a loss gloss, looks sort of waxy. Don't know what to think. Is this the way engineered floors are finished? Perhaps it is because I have been looking at the "handscraped" floor. Not a huge fan ,but seems to be pretty popular. Perhaps the finish on the smooth floors look different.? Appreciate everyone's thoughts.