Are you looking to remove your old carpet, vinyl or linoleum and invest in hardwood floor? Instead of installing the run of the mill hardwood flooring in your home, consider the option of engineered hardwood. Engineered hardwoods are becoming more and more popular for the high style and durability the product offers.
Here are a few details about engineered hardwood that you may want to take into consideration before making the choice for your home.
Engineered hardwood flooring is an extremely durable product. Dent resistant and great for kids and pets, once you have it installed in your home, you will tell the difference and know you made the right choice for your family. This long-lasting product gives you more choices of where to install your hardwoods. Have you always wanted hardwood flooring in your basement or workshop? With engineered hardwood, you are able to install the flooring in places where normal hardwoods would not be an option. Standing the wear and tear of everyday life without buckling or warping, high traffic is no worry if engineered hardwoods are installed in your home.
Easy maintenance and installation
One deterrent of installation of hardwood flooring can be an inconvenience due to the disruption of everyday life. Once installed, hardwoods usually require high maintenance, like refinishing or re-staining. After installation is complete, engineered hardwood flooring do not require heavy maintenance. The veneer of engineered hardwoods is typically much thicker than normal hardwoods, which make refinishing unnecessary. Without the requirement refinishing or re-staining year after year, you are able to enjoy the things that really matter in life!
More bang for your buck
Money is always the bottom line and to top off the benefits to the specially designed hardwood, it’s worth the investment. Overall, engineered hardwood may not be the cheapest option, but it is much more practical in the long run. Less maintenance over the years saves you time and money. How can you turn that down? Some homeowners might be worried that this product won’t last as long as traditional hardwoods, but they are mistaken. Designed to last, these special hardwoods match the lifespan of other hardwood, if not, exceed it. When most flooring is in need of replacement, engineered hardwoods stand the test of time. Hardwoods are undoubtedly an investment, but if you are going to put time and money into a project, why not do it right the first time and go with engineered hardwood.
Deciding which type of flooring to choose for your home is a big decision. Whether you are looking to spend a significant amount of money or not, you should always consider the long-term benefits of your decision. Solid hardwood flooring and engineered hardwood flooring are often times thought of to be the same thing, when in reality the process to creating both products are completely different. Do your research and you will discover why engineered hardwood is the right decision to update your current flooring or when building a new home.
Korus Wood Flooring specializes in residential engineered hardwood flooring. Available in over 50 styles, including a variety of colors and patterns, our acrylic impregnated wood flooring is built to withstand the highest traffic, customized specifically for your home.