The Best Flooring for Your Space
Do you really know the Engineered Wood Flooring? Engineered means the construction process used to the wood flooring. The top layer of engineered hardwood flooring is solid wood, with a muti-plu backing, like plywood called the “substrate”. HDF is made of fast growing renewables trees such as birch, elm or pine.
The bottom layer enhances the stability and strength of hardwood flooring. The glue and layering process creates a denser, more dimensionally stable foundation than solid wood. It also limits the expansion or contraction that wood flooring experiences through seasonal environmental changes and helps to prevent more serious maladies like cupping, bucking or rippling.
Generally speaking, engineered wood flooring cheaper than solid wood flooring. For the environmental protection, engineered wood can save precious wood. There are many other factors that play into prices for specific projects.
For most customers, if they do any future overhaul of their solid wood flooring, wood just re-oil or recoat their floors to make them look new again. In reality, little customers will choose engineered hardwood flooring to instead of solid wood flooring. Why not buy engineered wood flooring? If you talk with your flooring professional about which would be the best choice for your space!