Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered hardwood flooring delivers the same beauty of natural hardwood flooring but with greater versatility. The top layer of the material is solid hardwood while the base layers are designed to give the material greater stability and resistance to moisture. The result is a flooring that can be refinished just like solid hardwood but can be installed in basements and humid climates where hardwood flooring is not recommended.

With the popularity of engineered hardwood flooring, you’ve also got a wide range of options. You’ll find your favorite domestic hardwoods as well as many imported and exotic woods that can give your home or office unique beauty that will set it apart.

Engineered Flooring Guides

A good place to begin is our Engineered Wood Flooring Information Guide that explains how this material is made, what you can expect in terms of wear and durability, a look at your style and finish choices and even information on top brands and leading trends. As you research this product on our site, you’ll discover guides covering care and maintenance of engineered flooring, installation tips and techniques as well as an engineered flooring price guide.


If you love the beauty of natural hardwood but want to install flooring in locations not suitable to solid hardwood flooring, engineered wood flooring is a wonderful alternative. Our engineered wood flooring guides can help you decide if it is right for your project.

You should also compare this flooring to solid hardwood flooring, laminate flooring and even bamboo and cork flooring, take time to peruse the comparable guides to those materials. Additional guides cover carpeting, tile flooring and natural stone flooring, vinyl and linoleum flooring.

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Quality Installation Matters

If you’ve got solid carpentry skills, you may be able to install engineered wood flooring yourself. If you’d rather have home flooring pros do the job, we can help. Our service gives you the chance to request estimates online with no cost or obligation. You’ll receive multiple estimates from local, prescreened contractors who are competing for the work.

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