Engineered Laminate Wood Flooring...
There are many options available for engineered waterproof and hardwood flooring. You may have some variables that could impact the final overall cost of the project so it is good to keep that in mind. You may opt for engineered wood flooring or the traditional hardwood materials. You will want to choose an option that will make sense and will work well in your home. Most importantly stay within your budget.
There are several things to consider when choosing between true wood materials and engineered waterproof flooring. The engineered flooring can be more resistant to damage if you are in a wetter area like beaches or have a pool or if you have pets. If you have traditional hardwood you have to clean up spills quickly as moisture will damage the floor quickly. Your pet’s nails can make deep grooves in the wood flooring. Also toys or chairs can wear the finish as well.
Engineered waterproof flooring it is not only more durable to kids and pets but also moisture. So you don’t have to worry about getting it wet. If there is a spill or water you just wipe it up and don’t have to worry about buckling or cupping. Additionally, engineered wood flooring can go into some places hardwood cannot such as basements, high humidity climates, entries to and from pool or wet areas, Beach or lake houses. This flooring comes in all types, colors and styles and widths. It can also be a glue down or floating floor.
There are many different colors to choose from: Maple, Pine, Bamboo, White ash, Hickory, Red Oak, Cherry, Brazilian nut and more. Material costs can be about $2 to $15 a sq ft or more. Installation costs can be around $3-$10 a sq ft or more. These figures should give you a basic starting idea of what your costs may be. It is a good idea to set a budget, stick to it and shop around for what works best for you.