Engineered Flooring

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    Engineered Flooring vs. Solid wood

    If you’re facing the all too common dilemma of solid wood flooring vs. engineered flooring, this it the article for you. Solid wood flooring is, as the name suggests, made from solid wood. No matter which species, the fade of wood, style, color or shape you’re after, you will more than likely be able to source it in solid wood form. The sale of solid wood flooring is, however, now on the decline due to the increased awareness of engineered flooring. Engineered flooring is made up of cleverly constructed core boards that are basically layers and layers of ply that are bonded together. These boards are then topped with a top layer of wood which makes it look just like solid wood flooring. When looking at a new floor, it’s important to measure the moisture levels in your sub floor. Ideally, these shouldn’t exceed 2-3% but to be confident about…

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