Engineered hardwood in Baton Rouge, LA from Wholesale Flooring & Granite

Engineered hardwood: FAQs you can use

When it comes to engineered hardwood flooring, you'll find impressive features for any want or need. As a result, many homeowners become loyal to these materials after experiencing them in person, especially in busy homes.

But we know homeowners have many questions about these materials that call for answers. So, here are questions and their solutions to help you better understand the materials.

Are engineered floors natural wood?

These materials are found in the hardwood flooring line, but their construction is slightly different. The backing consists of layered plywood, topped with a natural hardwood veneer in your choice of engineered wood flooring species.

Is engineered flooring waterproof?

No, engineered flooring is not waterproof, but they stand up well in damp, humid areas where solid wood is not an option. For exceptional results in these areas, you'll need to speak with an associate about relative humidity and underlayment.

How long do engineered floors last?

With professional installation, you'll enjoy up to 30 years of life from engineered hardwood flooring, with outstanding performance the whole time. So, take care of them according to the manufacturer's recommendations, and they'll serve you and your household well.

Do these floors need acclimation?

Yes, engineered flooring must go through acclimation before installation. The process can take one to three days but protects against damage after installation.

Visit us for even more answers

Wholesale Flooring & Granite is a great place to start your flooring remodel, with associates standing by to answer all your questions. We'll help you browse our extensive inventory of products and ensure your best results from start to finish.

When ready to choose engineered hardwood flooring, visit our showroom in Baton Rouge, LA. From there, we serve residents from Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Ascension Parish, Baker, and surrounding areas, so stop by today.