Advancements in technology and flooring innovations have led to the development of strong and durable engineered hardwood flooring made almost completely of real wood. Some brands of engineered flooring are significantly better than the solid hardwood flooring at keeping out moisture and survival in harsh room temperatures. They can also be cheaper.
Here are some facts to consider if you are thinking of buying engineered hardwood flooring:
Balanced engineered wood floors
It is extremely important to purchase a well-balanced engineered hardwood floor. Balanced engineered flooring manufacturers have a thorough understanding of the composition of the tree species, pile thickness and the width of the flooring. Balanced products are three layered with the middle layer composed of softwood or plywood. A soft wood in between the two layers for engineered wood flooring stabilizes the flooring by allowing the flexibility of the plank while minimizing the flooring tension.
Does the product have a warranty?
Most of the warranties offered by engineered wood manufactures do more for marketing than they do to help protect consumers. Eckards goes way beyond manufacturers warranties to make sure your hardwood floor will give beauty, comfort and value to your home for many, ma