About Engineered Hardwood Floors

Engineered hardwood floors are suitable for sub-grade application in Stony Brook and Smithtown, New York

For most people it will be difficult to distinguish engineered wood flooring from solid plank hardwood flooring. Even though they look the same they are very different in other respects. Another important thing is not to confuse engineered hardwood flooring with laminate flooring. Laminate flooring does not contain real wood whereas engineered hardwood floors contains layers of real hardwood that are treated with some type of sealant and fused together using bonding agents and advanced chemistry.

First Class Wood Flooring can advise you regarding the best type of wood flooring for your home, your building or your facility. They have installed many flooring solutions throughout Bay Shore NY, Brookhaven NY, Smithtown, Stony Brook and Suffolk County and they will advise you regarding the pros and cons of each solution or option.
One if the problems with authentic hardwood is that of moisture. So if you want wood flooring in an area that is subject to high levels of moisture, then engineered flooring will work better. Engineered wood floors are more resistant to moisture and as such tend to be more stable. That makes them a better choice for below grade installations. Engineered floors are also easier to install then traditional hardwood planks.

Another important consideration is your sub-floor. If your sub-floor is concrete than you will need to use engineered hardwood. Engineered hardwood floors can be used just about anywhere in your home, except perhaps the bathroom.

Engineered hardwood floors will add warmth and ambiance to your home. They will also improve the aesthetics of your home and add financial value. There are also many options when it comes to species, finishes and styles. Engineered flooring is produced in a variety of thickness levels that help eliminate difficult transitions between flooring types and styles.

Contact First Class Wood Flooring Right Now!

If you are ready to beautify your home and upgrade the quality of your life, you can reach one of our Bay Shore, New York flooring experts at 631-737-1197 or 516-822-9663.