Pre-finished engineered hardwood flooring is sold as boards made up of a hardwood surface glued to a plywood base. Engineered hardwoods were developed specifically for installation in climates with variable humidity levels. Engineered hardwood flooring has better stability than solid wood. Perhaps just as important, the boards can be directly glued onto concrete, acoustic underlayment, or even a sub-floor that contains a floor heating system. They may also be stapled to a plywood sub-floor.
Engineered hardwood is the ideal flooring choice for basements, condominiums, and commercial establishments. The quality of an engineered wood floor can be determined by examining four factors: Thickness of the wear layer, the quantity of plies that in the plywood, the cutting procedure used on the surface, and the precision of this cut. The professionals at Fashion Flooring & Design can help you select the engineered hardwood flooring products that meet these criteria.Floating floors engineered hardwood
This type of hardwood flooring consists of real hardwood boards with a high density fiber (HDF) core and a fastening system at both ends. These “floating” floors get their name since they don’t require glue, nails, or staples to fasten them to any underlayment or sub-floor material. Because these floors can be set in place quickly and easily, they are a practical means of owning a genuine hardwood floor that can be easily moved if necessary.