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Engineered Hardwood Flooring

If you are considering purchasing engineered hardwood floors, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We offer a wide range of flooring types and styles, and we are confident we can help you choose the right type for your home. Choosing the right type of engineered hardwood floor for your home doesn't have to be complicated.  Contact us today at 1-800-690-1779.

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Engineered wood is constructed from plywood and topped with a thick hardwood veneer. This construction increases flexibility and helps improve indent performance. Since they are produced from porous wood, they are essentially waterproof. Their waterproof quality makes them the ideal choice for areas of a building with higher levels of moisture, such as basements. They're also easier to install without the help of a professional.

Benefits of Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered hardwood flooring was initially considered an inexpensive alternative to solid hardwood, however as time progressed, homeowners and flooring enthusiasts realized the benefits of engineered hardwood flooring and began to appreciate its unrivaled versatility. If you aren’t sold on engineered wood flooring yet, you should know it offers the following advantages:

 

  • Engineered hardwood is known for its durability and ability to stand up to heavy foot traffic over time.
     

  • Engineered hardwood is partially constructed from real wood, so it provides a natural appearance and can look identical to solid wood.
     

  • It is easier to care for and maintain engineered hardwood. 
     

  • Engineered wood consists of multiple layers positioned in differing directions. This construction prevents bowing and warping, especially in high-moisture areas.
     

  • Unlike solid wood, professional installation is usually not required for engineered wood floors. This can save home and business owners a significant amount of money. 


If you are like most people, more than likely, you want your home or business to look its best. This is understandable, but it can be helpful to know engineered wood floors can help you achieve your goal of having a beautiful room. Engineered hardwood floors are available in numerous species, including, oak, hickory, maple, and more. You may also choose between multiple finishes, such as matte and semi-
gloss. If you want your flooring to have a few unique qualities, some engineered woods offer a distressed or time-worn appearance.


Is Engineered Wood Durable?

If you are like most homeowners, you are probably wondering if engineered hardwood will stand the test of time. Such concerns are valid, but fortunately, engineered hardwood is durable and sturdy. They do scratch and dent like solid hardwoods, but they can also be refinished and the scratches can be repaired. Engineered hardwood can be installed in heavily trafficked areas, such as hallways, bathrooms, and entryways, so you can install them virtually anywhere in your home. As always, your floors will last longer if they are properly maintained on a periodic basis.


Engineered Wide Plank Floors

Wide plank floors, as their name implies, are hardwood floors with wide planks. Often, these planks are up to 10 inches wide, and they are often avoided due to their high installation costs. In addition to costing more to install, they are generally more difficult to install, so you will more than likely need professional help.


Luckily, there is a cheaper alternative to solid wide plank floors – wide plank engineered floors. Offering a nearly identical appearance to solid wide plank hardwoods floors, engineered wide plank floors can complement just about any room. Unlike those produced from solid wood, engineered wide plank floors are easier to install and considerably cheaper. Although they cost less, they are still durable and pleasing to the eye. 

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