Engineered Wood Flooring
Originally known as Veneer Flooring, engineered wood flooring is a very popular choice because it gives the look of wood flooring but at a lower cost than solid wood.
Engineered wood flooring comprises three layers:
- A thin top layer of natural wood
- A middle layer of softwood strips
- A backing layer
The top layer is coated with lacquer or oil to cope with the demands of normal wear. It can be renovated and sanded several times, giving your floor a long life.
This type of flooring was originally known as veneer, referring to the thin top layer of wood. It is hard-wearing and long-lasting.
Engineered wood flooring can be installed on surfaces which are unsuitable for solid wood flooring as it is free floated rather than nailed or glued to the sub-floor.