For years, people thought of solid as the only hardwood flooring material
but, more and more, people are choosing engineered, and it’s taking over a large portion of the wood flooring industry.
Engineered hardwood is the right choice for people who love the aesthetics of wood, but who also have a practical bent.
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So much so that real estate sales associates are legally allowed to advertise it as such in their marketing materials. (People often pay more for a home with wood floors.) It also adds the same value to your home.
It is available in a large assortment of species, colors, and finishes and, like solid, it can be refinished; the number of times depends upon the thickness of the material.
Only the construction is different. Solid is one slab all the way through the plank, but engineered is a slab on top, with layers of genuine wood mixed with some other materials, all placed in a crisscross position.