Engineered hardwood flooring boards are made from multiple layers of plywood with a hardwood veneer applied to the surface of the plank. Engineered wood is a more versatile, environmentally friendly alternative to solid hardwood, and may be better suited to certain environments.
Get the Look of Hardwood without the Limits
This hybrid product can be put in quickly using nail, glue or float installation. This type of flooring works well on a variety of subfloors, including concrete, ceramic tile, linoleum and even radiant (in-floor) heating. Engineered hardwood is more resistant to temperature change and humidity, giving you flexible placement options, including in the basement. Because the top layer is made from hardwood, it can later be re-sanded to preserve its look..
If you’re debating between which type of flooring is right for you, Hardwood Guys Inc offers free in-home consultations throughout Edmonton and surrounding areas.