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Why You Should Get Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered hardwood which is also known as manufactured wood is made of layers of wood products that are manufactured by binding or fixing the boards of wood by using different materials to compress them together. Engineered wood is tested and meet international standards. It is widely used in a construction of different buildings. It adds warmth and beauty to your home. It is more solid because of all the layers of wood and can resist drastic changes in moisture or humidity better than any other solid wood. Because of that great feature engineered floor can be used even as wood flooring in basement. There are different methods to install engineered flooring, each depending on the subfloor. Make sure that you subfloor is clean, leveled and adjusted to door clearance before installing flooring.
In this blog we will talk about the advantages that engineered flooring have and reasons why it is a better option than any other type of wood flooring. First of all you should keep in mind that engineered wood is man-made so it can be customized. You can design it to meet particular performance requirement. You can even get it in different shapes and dimensions. This opportunity of tailoring while producing engineered floor leads to the endless variety of options. There is engineered wood available in different sizes, grades, colors, styles, thickness and etc making it a perfect product to use in any construction. We already mentioned that engineered wood is solid. They are designed to maximize the strength of wood, making it highly stable compared to any other type of wood alone. Manufacturers coat it with of aluminum oxide which is durable to improve its sustainability. As a result, quality engineered wood flooring can last for many years. It is also highly stable and can resist changes in temperature and moisture. So if you want to have beautiful wood flooring in basement but are afraid that it will be damaged by moisture, you should probably avoid getting natural wood flooring as it is harder to maintain, but keep in mind that engineered flooring solves that problem. It can be installed almost anywhere, as this process is easy and doesn’t require sanding or finishing, it is just nailed or glued. Because of that feature, It is absolutely possible to install the whole flooring in a day. Another great thing about engineered wood is that it is environmental friendly. It has a sawn layer of hardwood on top and plywood at the bottom, it uses less of trees that any other exotic wood.
If you want to get high quality engineered wood flooring you should probably purchase it from a company which invented this type of flooring. In 1941, Kährs was granted a patent for the world’s first engineered wood flooring construction which could resists seasonal fluctuations of humidity. Kährs is a Swedish company that has been on market for 160 years and is a leading inventor and producer of wood flooring in the world. Nordic Homeworx is an exclusive representative of Kährs in the UAE. So if you want to get high quality engineered wood flooring which is both beautiful and durable, you should visit us.