Engineered wood flooring is made from a plywood base with a real solid wood top layer bonded to the top. The reason that engineered wood flooring looks and feels like the real thing, is because it is!
You can see it as something that’s in between wood and laminate flooring in that it has real, solid wood on top that can be sanded, varnished and finished, but manufactured in a way to give the stability of a laminate and can often be installed like laminate.
Engineered wood comes in a range of different plank lengths and widths which offers a lot of versatility in choosing styles and designs. Plank widths tend to fall between 125mm and 305mm.
There are a few different types of engineered wood flooring to consider:
Although superficially similar, and click profiles can be installed in the same way, engineered wood and laminate differ in several key areas.