Engineered Hardwood Floors

Engineered hardwood floors are great for basements, bathrooms, and kitchens.  

Engineered Hardwood Floors

Engineered hardwood flooring is comprised of layers of hardwood, plywood and a top layer of hardwood veneer. It’s also available in any just about any hardwood species like cypress, oak, maple and hickory. Engineered hardwood floors are engineered for both durability and beauty. They also are resilient and resist buckling and wear-and-tear. Like hardwood flooring, these floors can be glued or nail down. And with the right tools and planning, installation can be very easy. Just a few basic tools are needed, such as a combination square, hammer, tapping block and small table saw. Click lock engineered boards are the trend in this type of flooring. Each plank has a special and tongue and groove system that locks tightly together for a seamless smooth appearance. As long as the subsurface is flat and secure, it can be installed over concrete, vinyl and tile flooring.

Is engineered Hardwood better than Solid Hardwood?

The addition of engineered hardwood floors is a surefire classic update to the home. Add a touch of warmth and modern style with its many choices. Choose from hand scraped styles and character styles. Both are always in style. Wide planks offer a casual look while narrow planks offer a more traditional look. Choose a dark finish or a light finish. Even select engineered hardwood floors with a distressed look for a vintage or beach appeal. The design possibilities are just about endless, and this flooring adds value to the home.

While engineered hardwood flooring is not constructed of solid hardwood, it’s still an authentic hardwood floor with all the ambiance, warmth and long-term value of solid hardwood. High quality engineered hardwood floors last long even with high trafficked areas and its performance is comparable to solid hardwood flooring. Plus, these floors can even be refinished. Install them anywhere in the home, including basements, bathrooms, and kitchens.