Engineered hardwood flooring is an excellent choice for any space in your home, including bedrooms, basements, kitchens, and more. It’s elegant and durable enough for your most traveled areas but also manufactured to withstand the damp environment of below-grade spaces as well. When you’re ready to learn more, we're prepared to help you with the best options.
Just like solid hardwood flooring, engineered wood flooring can be customized with your choice of species, stain color, finish type, and more. You can choose site-finished materials or unfinished materials, with the unfinished option giving you far more stain color choices. Engineered materials can even be floated for a quicker installation, and many other options commonly available with this installation method.
One of the reasons homeowners often seek out engineered products is that they are an excellent alternative for solid wood in below-grade spaces. Since they are constructed with layered plywood, topped with a veneer of natural wood, and then followed by a wear layer, they are much better able to handle damp, humid environments where temperatures are apt to change quickly. You can easily use them throughout your home, however, with results that are just as amazing.
These floors can also be refinished, just like their solid wood counterparts, but the number of times refinished can be done depends on the thickness of the natural wood veneer. Thick veneers can handle refinishing up to several times for outstanding results and a longer lifespan. On average, you can expect these floors to serve you at leave 30 years or more, especially with proper care and maintenance.