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Check to see if hardwood floor installers in your area use swedish finish (bacca/glitsa or senteko). There are also oil finishes that you can use that do not have to be waxed and can easily be touched up.
My advice is to go purchase a few pieces of "pergo" and a few pieces of real hardwood, which looks better to you? Put your hand on it which feels better? Find a "pergo" floor look at it in direct low andge sunlight...do the same with hardwood.
There is something else you need to consider...it is a floor, not a piano, Scratches add character/charm.