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Planning on a New Wood Floor? How to Choose between Solid and Engineered Planks

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Planning on a New Wood Floor? How to Choose between Solid and Engineered Planks

If you want to install wood floors in your home, you have to make several choices. You’ll need to decide on the size planks you want as well as the type of wood you’ll buy. The type of wood affects the color and hardness of your floor. Another important decision is whether you’ll buy solid wood planks or an engineered hardwood floor. Here are the differences between the two. Method of Construction Solid hardwood planks are formed from a single piece of wood. Engineered planks are created by gluing several layers of wood together. The top layer is made from actual hardwood. This makes them different from laminated flooring, which has a photograph of wood laminated to the top. An advantage of only having the top layer made from hardwood is it can reduce cost. If you want an...

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