HARDWOOD/ENGINEERED HARDWOOD

What is the Difference between Engineered HARDWood vs. Solid Hardwood?

When it comes to hard surface flooring, there are a lot of options, and when there are a lot of options to choose from, the questions begin. Such as, what’s the difference when it comes to solid vs. engineered hardwood? An engineered wood floor is constructed of layers of both hardwood and plywood, where solid hardwood is a solid piece of wood with no layers.

Hardwood flooring is a great way to create timeless pizzazz to any room! What should you consider when making a choice between engineered and solid hardwood? Let’s learn about engineered hardwood!

  • Engineered hardwood construction has durable, high-performance qualities.
  • It is constructed with multi-layers of wood; each layer is positioned in a different direction. This construction prevents the engineered hardwood from warping and bowing the way a hardwood floor might in moist areas.
  • Its advantage over solid hardwood is that the construction allows for installation in most grade levels of the home, including below ground with a protective moisture barrier installed.
  • A hardwood veneer gives the natural beauty and look to the engineered floor just as a solid hardwood floor does.
  • Engineered hardwood offers easy care and maintenance.

 

SOLID HARDWOOD

Engineered Hardwood

What is the Difference between Engineered Wood vs. Solid Hardwood?

When it comes to hard surface flooring, there are a lot of options, and when there are a lot of options to choose from, the questions begin. Such as, what’s the difference when it comes to solid vs. engineered hardwood? An engineered wood floor is constructed of layers of both hardwood and plywood, where solid hardwood is a solid piece of wood with no layers.

Hardwood flooring is a great way to create timeless pizzazz to any room! What should you consider when making a choice between engineered and solid hardwood? Let’s learn about engineered hardwood!

  • Engineered hardwood construction has durable, high-performance qualities.
  • It is constructed with multi-layers of wood; each layer is positioned in a different direction. This construction prevents the engineered hardwood from warping and bowing the way a hardwood floor might in moist areas.
  • Its advantage over solid hardwood is that the construction allows for installation in most grade levels of the home, including below ground with a protective moisture barrier installed.
  • A hardwood veneer gives the natural beauty and look to the engineered floor just as a solid hardwood floor does.
  • Engineered hardwood offers easy care and maintenance.

ENGINEERED HARDWOOD

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