Choosing between Laminate and Engineered

Choosing between Laminate and Engineered

What is the difference between Laminate and Engineered flooring?

It can be difficult to find information on exactly what the differences are between laminate flooring and engineered wood flooring. This blog will help with a breakdown of each product and list the pros and cons you might expect so you can make a more informed decision on your new floor.

Laminate Flooring:

Laminate flooring is a combination of HDF (High-Density Fiberboard ) and a photo-realistic decor paper print. The laminate floor is then coated with a hard-wearing resin which gives commercial-grade scratch resistance to the flooring. 

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Engineered Flooring:

Engineered wood flooring unlike laminate is a real wood floor. Engineered flooring is constructed using a veneer of solid wood usually ranging from 3-6mm and a base of plywood. The reason engineered flooring has become so popular is because the plywood base makes the product more stable than solid flooring.

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Published: 30th April 2019