So many people are under the false impression that engineered wood flooring is laminate flooring. This is not the case. Engineered wood flooring is a manufactured flooring, but it is definitely not laminate. It comprises of a number of layers of wood, often MDF or plywood which are bonded together to form a very strong plank. The plank is then topped with a layer of real and natural wood, which gives the flooring its natural and beautiful finish.
There are numerous benefits to choosing this particular flooring option over laminate or even solid wood. The first is that it looks real and once installed in your home, your family and guests will never be able to tell that it is not solid wood. The layer of real wood which covers the flooring provides you with the grain and characters that only real wood can provide.
Another reason you may choose this floor over other options is that it doesn’t expand and contract like real wood. The benefit to this is that there is no risk of it warping over time, even if you spill a large amount of water on the floor. Engineered wood flooring is very strong and durable and can withstand the heat and cold, which reduces the risk of you being stuck with a creaking and warped floor in the long run.
Next you will find that you can enjoy the benefits of sanding and finishing the floor to your unique specifications the same as you could with a solid wood floor. The engineered wood flooring can be sanded and varnished as you wish to ensure it blends in seamlessly with your unique room design. Choose your varnish colour and create your own space based on your room ideas.
A major reason why this flooring such a top choice is that it is available in a range of species. You can choose from oak to maple and cherry to mahogany, whatever you feel is going to work best in your space.