Engineered Wood Flooring Advantages
Engineered wood flooring is designed and constructed to provide better
resistance when moisture or heat may cause problems for solid wood floors. This
of flooring has a lot of advantages on any other flooring. Here is a detailed
Engineered wood flooring is generally less costly than solid hardwood flooring.
It is made with real wood species and looks like solid hardwood.
Engineered wood floors are comparatively more resistant to higher moisture
levels than solid flooring. They are a better choice for installation over
heat sources, damp basements, and in areas not environmentally controlled
all year long such as cottages or summer homes.
Engineered wood flooring can be installed on any grade level, whether the
installation site is above, below or at ground level.
Engineered floors can be nailed, stapled or glued down, or floated over a wide
variety of subfloors, including some types of existing flooring. These can be
ceramic tiles and vinyl flooring, provided these floorings are tightly secured
the subfloor, and clean, flat and dry.
Engineered floors are a very easy and fast DIY installation option.
Engineered wood flooring is available in many different sizes, species and
Some engineered wood floors have a very thick wear layer. These floors can be
sanded and refinished as you would with a solid hardwood floor.