Engineered timber laminate flooring has come a long way since its introduction in 1960’s. The benefits for timber laminate flooring is it’s cheaper than solid hardwood and you can pick the exact finish you want.
With a stunning new line in waterproof laminate that provides choices in everything from a grey limed finish to the natural look of Spotted Gum whilst being resistant to moisture damage the options in laminate are becoming more durable than ever before.
Engineered flooring simply means that the product is patented with a locking in system rather than a standard tongue and groove and applies to laminates, bamboos, timber veneer (real timber over plywood rather than a print over composite board) engineered flooring usually floats on an underlay of which there are also many choices ranging from 2mm foam to 8mm rubberised acoustic rated underlay.
Each product has its pros and cons which range from how hard wearing it need to be based on traffic or how much to spend on the home based on its value Leon from 5 Star Floors can help add some clarity to the multiple choices available.