Here we have answered some of the most commonly asked questions about engineered wood flooring- For additional information, please feel free to contact us.

1What is engineered hardwood flooring?
Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered hardwood flooring is made up of planks manufactured with a combination of genuine hardwood, plywood, and a veneer surface covering that makes up the final layer of the plank, creating a beautiful natural hardwood flooring appearance.

This type of wood flooring offers natural beauty alongside man-made durability and a pocket-friendly price tag, making it a fantastic choice for any project.

2What is the difference between solid and engineered hardwood flooring?
Engineered hardwood flooring is a man-made product created by combining natural wood and plywood materials to make a more affordable wood-look flooring option. In comparison, solid hardwood flooring planks are solid cuts of wood derived from one type of tree.
3Is engineered hardwood flooring waterproof?
Engineered Hardwood Flooring in Dining Room

Engineered wood flooring is typically sealed with a urethane water-resistant finish.

Although the surface layer offers protection against topical moisture, it is still possible for moisture to absorb between the planks and into the other layers of the material if spills are not addressed properly and in a timely manner.

Technology on engineered flooring is always evolving. There are some waterproof hardwood floorings, but the core is made of SPC, which is the same core used in vinyl. Only the veneer is made from wood.

4Can engineered wood flooring be floated?

Yes. Engineered wood flooring is widely preferred for its fast and easy installation options, one of which being floating due to its flexible planks, designed to withstand natural movement and pressure.

5Is Engineered wood flooring durable?
Engineered wood flooring planks are designed to offer affordable luxury, durability, and performance. Consisting of multiple flexible layers, each plank is manufactured to resist humidity, prevent warping, and bowing as solid wood may do over time.
6How long will Engineered wood flooring last?
Properly cared for engineered wood flooring can last upwards of 20 years, making this flooring option ideal for any project in need of a high-quality flooring material that will truly last and uphold its appearance.
7Is engineered wood flooring easy to maintain?
Absolutely! Engineered wood flooring is incredibly easy to clean and maintain. You can use any hardwood cleaner and a microfiber mop.
8Is engineered wood flooring compatible with pets?
Pet-safe Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered hardwood is an excellent option for pet owners who love the appearance of solid wood flooring but need a more protected flooring option.

Engineered wood is much more cost-effective and practical for pet owners desiring the same warmth and appeal that solid hardwood flooring offers.

9Is engineered wood flooring easy to install?
Yes, engineered wood planks are preferred for their luxurious appeal and hassle-free installation. Engineered wood planks can easily be floated over a suitable subfloor or glued down depending on the project, making it one of the most convenient flooring options available.