Engineered for Solid Wood Flooring – Which Should You Choose?
Solid wood flooring is constructed from one solid piece of timber and comes in different sizes, styles and textures. There is wide range of wood species such as pine, oak, tiger wood, maple, walnut and Brazilian cherry. Regional specific species such as pecan and mesquite are also popular. Irrespective of style and size, wood flooring always possesses a natural beauty and creates a feeling of warmth and richness.
Mr. Hardwood, Inc. is a preferred supplier and installer of solid wood flooring in Dallas, Marietta and Woodstock. Apart from our professional work and exceptional craftsmanship, we will advise you regarding the most appropriate wood flooring and surface treatments for your home. We have over 30 years of expert service on all hardwood flooring.
There are some useful things to know about solid wood flooring. Solid wood is milled from thick hardwood pieces and coated with a protective layer that contains aluminum oxide or a ceramic or acrylic substance. Solid wood flooring expands and contracts in relation to humidity levels. Floor installers leave an expansion gap between the wall and the floor which is hidden with base moulding.
Engineered Wood Flooring
Not all hardwood flooring is solid and you can also get engineered wood flooring. This type of flooring is made in layers, usually between three and five layers. These layers are bonded together and this type of flooring is less sensitive to humidity levels.
Both types of wood flooring will improve the look and value of your home. Each has pros and cons and we’re here to help you make the best choice for your flooring. When deciding between solid wood or engineered wood you will need to consider cost, the floor level, humidity as well as your design and aesthetic preferences. Mr Hardwood will provide you with professional advice regarding your options.
Both types of flooring will provide a beautiful finish and add value to your home and life style. However it is crucial that you wood flooring is professionally installed – and you can rely on Mr Hardwood for that.
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