The main difference between solid wood flooring and engineered wood flooring is the composition of the wood panels. Solid wood is wood cut from a tree and then cut to size into flooring panel dimensions, while engineered wood flooring is composed of several layers of wood pressed and glued together to the desired thickness and then cut to the specified dimensions.
Engineered wood flooring is a man-made product that is made from natural materials. Commonly made up of layers of ply that are bonded together, engineered wood flooring is always topped off with a layer of solid wood. This layer of solid wood is called the Lamella or top layer and it’s thanks to this solid wood finish that engineered wood looks so convincingly like solid wood.
Engineered wood flooring has the advantage over solid wood that its stable structure means that it is much more resistant to expansion and contraction than solid wood. What this means is that it can safely be fitted in rooms where temperature and moisture fluctuations are significant, like bathrooms and kitchens. Engineered wood flooring can also be installed over under floor heating.
Tradeflooring Co is a company that has developed an engineered wood flooring range that will improve the aspect of your home space or the working area of an office or building, adjusted on the customer’s needs. All the products manufactured by the TradeFlooring Co are made out of natural hardwood, designed at a high level of quality, the scope being long lasting and robust flooring.
Providing versatile wooden floors, TradeFlooring supplies any width from 165mm to 450mm, lengths from 2 meters to 5 meters, the finishes being matt, satin or gloss in a range of textures such as smooth, brushed, eased edges and others. The company also allows you to chose from styles as Rustic, Grade or Prime.
The designed floors supplied by Trade Flooring are adjusted to match the home or office space so its aspect becomes enhanced and offers a tone of personality. By checking the online brochure the company eases the customer’s search as it presents the styles and dimensions that can be provided for the designed models.
The advantage for the customers is that they can personalize what they buy. By collaboration between the two parties the created flooring is adjusted to the demands and it is easier for the company to understand the needs and to provide high quality results. Next, we’ve prepared some photos of quality engineered wood flooring trends of 2016 for you to Enjoy! 🙂
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