Engineered hardwood is constructed with a layer of hardwood bonded to a plywood substrate giving the product the look and feel of a hardwood floor with the added advantages of increased stability in changing humidity conditions. Based on its structure, engineered hardwood floor is the most versatile hard surface flooring available. Known for its inherent stability, engineered floors can be installed practically anywhere in the home including basements. Engineered floors are also a practical alternative to solid wood floors in condominiums providing you with the same look and feel of wooden floors. Brampton Hardwood carries an assortment of prefinished engineered hardwood floors in many different species and colours.
Engineered hardwood that is glued or nailed down allows the home owner to re-sand the floor a couple of times providing that it has enough of a wear layer. When you decide to refinish your floor in the future you will have the option of changing the colour or finish if desired to create an entirely new look
Engineered hardwood floors should be protected immediately upon their installation by periodic cleaning using a suitable hardwood floor cleaner. To prevent scratches, felt protector pads should be used under all furniture. When moving furniture, remember to lift and not drag. High heeled shoes should never be worn on top of any hardwood floor. Following this advice as well as the advice below will ensure that you will be enjoying your engineered hardwood floor for many years to come.