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Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered Wood Flooring

Posted in Engineered Wood Flooring by Source on June 17th 2010
The look of wood - floors in homes is very attractive. You can a number of different types of wood materials to give your floors that shine that seems to come only from wood. Now there are a few different ways that you can get the look of wood floors in your home. You can use various flooring material that mimics the look of wood. Besides this you can use engineered wood flooring. Now many of you are probably wondering what engineered wood flooring is and why anyone would want this material in their homes rather than solid wood. Well solid wood does look better but it has a tendency to expand or shrink according to the weather. Now this won't cause that much of a problem with other wood fixtures. When you apply engineered wood flooring to the various floor surfaces in your home you will not have to worry about this.

So what exactly is engineered wood flooring? This is a type of flooring that is made with a core of wood & plywood. To these wood surfaces a layer of hardwood veneer is applied. This veneer is glued on to the surface. The construction of this 3 ply or multi ply base with a top layer of real wood in this engineered wood flooring makes it very stable and it can even be used in conjunction with underfloor heating. The construction is much more dimensionally stable and so there is less chance of the flooring twisting, warping or even cupping and you can afford to go for wider planks. So choosing engineered wood flooring is probably your best choice for floors that have problems with heat and other weather conditions. Now where can you buy the various types of engineered wood flooring? Well there are a number of places where you can buy engineered wood flooring.

You should start looking for these types of wood flooring on the internet. This way you can look for online stores that will be able to send some samples of the various wood flooring. As you look through these flooring samples you can decide upon what type of engineered wood flooring you would like to buy. Before you buy any engineered wood flooring you will need find out more about this product from the sales personal of these stores. Now that you have got your new found wood flooring home you will need to see where the engineered wood flooring will look best. So now that you have everything already you will just have to find someone to install your new floor.


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