Engineered Wood Flooring is constructed from multiple layers with a hard wood surface. Engineered floors are a modern alternative to solid wood flooring and offers several practical advantages without compromising on the authentic real wood look and feel.
Engineered flooring is made to last, with cross-ply layers built into the base you get wood flooring that looks good and lasts for years, making this a popular choice among home owners.
Advantages of Engineered Wood Flooring
- Engineered Wood Flooring provides enhanced stability where moisture or heat pose problems for solid flooring.
- This type of wood flooring can be fitted quickly and easily and can be used with under floor hearing.
- There will be no visible gaps between the panels once the floor has been fitted. This is due to the use of tongue and groove profiles.
Its layered construction provides stability and isn’t affected by changes in the environment. This means there you don’t have to accommodate for seasonal movement when installing and it allows most engineered floors to be fitted with under floor heating.
Lacquered finishes enhance the natural appearance of engineered wood flooring and are more resilient to stains. They are the best option for really intensive areas of the home such as kitchens and entrance halls. Like solid wood and laminate floors, engineered wood flooring is not recommended for areas prone to high levels of moisture such as bathrooms and wet areas.
Engineered wood flooring is a type of hardwood flooring constructed from a three-layer core of wood together with plywood or MDF and a top layer of hardwood veneer. The core of the floor comes from Oak and Walnut, which are considered the most durable and strong wood species.