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Why should I get engineered wood flooring in my home?

12th February 2018
Why should I get engineered wood flooring in my home?

Engineered wood flooring is a type of hardwood flooring that’s made of multiple layers of timber, stuck together with a layer of hardwood lamella. Engineered wood differs from solid wood as its material is more durable and stable, but appearance wise they both look the same. 

The flooring type is able to withstand moisture and high-temperature levels, that makes it an ideal long-lasting flooring solution for any home and family. Additionally, if you’re looking for a flooring solution that’s able to tolerate underfloor heating then engineered wood flooring is a great option for you.

Carpet Barn is one of the leading bed and floor suppliers in the Poole, Ferndown, Eastleigh and Fareham. We have over 35 years of experience in the industry, and our passion and expertise set us strongly apart from our competitors. Choose our experts for your engineered wood flooring needs, our team can expertly and quickly install your new flooring for you enjoy throughout the decades.

Can be sanded and refinished

Engineered wood flooring can in fact be sanded, just not as much as solid wood flooring, but it depends on the thickness of the lamella top layer for how many times you can re-sand the flooring in its lifetime. Re-sanding and refinishing engineered wood flooring brings a new lease of life to the appearance of the floor, it’s a wonderful option if after a few years you feel like flooring is tired, this gives you the flexibility to change up the appearance of your floor for many years.

It's affordable

The best aspect of engineered wood flooring is it looks identical to solid wood flooring but is a lot more affordable for homeowners. Available in hundreds of different styles, grains, effects, and colours you’re sure to find the perfect engineered wood flooring for your home in our in-store and online range.

Does not expand and contract

Due to its construction, engineered wood flooring doesn't contract and expand as much as solid wood flooring. As it’s so durable engineered wood flooring can be installed in nearly every residential environment imaginable, including kitchens and bathrooms. In these particular areas, moisture and temperature levels can fluctuate, that’s why engineered wood flooring is ideal as it won't be affected while providing a stylish and desirable flooring solution.

Contact our team or pop in-store for more information about our range of Hard flooring, Carpet, Karndean and Carpet tiles products. 

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