Engineered hardwood are more durable and has high-performance qualities compared to solid hardwood.
It is constructed with multi-layers of wood; each layer is positioned in a different direction. This helps prevents the engineered hardwood from warping and bowing the way a hardwood floor may in moist areas.
Its advantage over solid hardwood is that the construction allows for installation in most grade levels of the home, also below ground with a protective moisture barrier installed.
The hardwood veneer gives the beauty and look to the engineered floor just as a solid hardwood floor does. Engineered hardwood allows easy care and minimal maintenance.
Engineered flooring can be glued, nail down, clicked or both nail down with glue assist. The installation precoess that is recommended if the planks are 6” or greater is nails down with glue assist.
It is not recommended to use wet mop or steam mops as this will damage the finish of the floor. Use a slightly damped cloth to remove any dust or dirt, be sure to remove any liquid spills immediately, avoid any soap base products and was.
Pricing may vary with Engineered flooring installation versus solid hardwood floors