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What Is Engineered Wood Flooring Made Of?

Among the most Frequent questions we're asked at Hammersmith Floor Sanding is"what is engineered wood flooring manufactured from?" . In fact, engineered wood flooring is arguably among the most misunderstood flooring products on the market today and we think this is a real shame. In this article we would like to assist you get up close and personal with engineered timber flooring so you can begin to enjoy it in the exact same way as we can!

The basic arrangement of engineered wood floors

Engineered wood flooring is made up of anything between 3 and 12 layers of ply. These layers of ply are cross legged, then glued and pressed together to make a very strong bond. It is this bonded core board that makes engineered wood flooring so quite different from solid hardwood floors.


Once the center board has been cut into flooring planks, the groove and tongue are created. In effect, the layers of ply a board has, generally speaking the tougher it's going to be. For instance, a…