Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood

A Closer Look at the Two Types of Hardwood Flooring

Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore. 

How do design options differ between engineered and solid hardwood?

Where can I install solid and engineered hardwood floors?

What installation methods are available with engineered and solid hardwood flooring? 

What is the thickness of solid hardwood vs. engineered hardwood?

How does the sound underfoot compare?

How does the cost of engineered wood flooring compare to solid?