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Engineered wood flooring

WHAT IS IT?

Engineered wood flooring is a versatile and resilient flooring option. Each floorboard consists of three or four layers of wood, glued together at right angles to create a plank around 14mm thick. It has a real wood veneer of around 4mm on top.

WHERE TO LAY?

Can be used within most areas of homes or commercial spaces.

BENEFITS

  • It is more resistant to moisture and heat compared to solid hardwood.
  • It’s construction method makes it more stable than a piece of solid wood hencet is less likely to buckle or gap.
  • You can install engineered hardwood flooring at any level, including below ground. In contrast, solid hardwood floors cannot be installed in basements.
  • It is more attractive than laminate flooring and cheaper than comparable solid wood planks.
  • It is highly durable and long-lasting.
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“Engineered wooden flooring is a winner”

  • A fantastic option for your home or commercial space;
  • Easy to install and maintain;
  • More dimensionally stable, due to multi-layer construction;
  • Resilient and durable—it reacts well to increased temperature and humidity;
  • Environmentally friendly, due to lower transport emissions;
  • Versatile—due to its increased dimensional stability, it can be installed in an array of different spaces from kitchens to conservatories.

ENGINEERING WOODEN FLOORINGS

Pros of wooden flooring

As the name suggests, solid hardwood floors are made from solid wood. Each board of solid hardwood flooring is made from a single piece of hardwood that’s about 3/4 of an inch (18-20mm) thick. It’s usually fitted using tongue-and-groove. All types of wood have a hardness score which indicates how easily they can be damaged, dented or worn by everyday wear and tear.

WHERE TO LAY?

Anywhere with a constant atmosphere, particularly in hallways where you can show it off

In summary, Engineered wood flooring is

  • It has many aesthetic benefits and, for this reason, solid hardwood floor can add value to a property.
  • Solid hardwood floors can be sanded down and refinished regardless of how long they have been installed; this can restore the original finish after scuffs or scrapes.
  • Solid hardwood tends to outlast other hardwood floor types.
  • Parquet flooring.
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WHAT IS IT?

Parquet flooring owes the origins of its name to the French word, parqueterie, and dates back to the 1600s. Typically laid in a geometric, angular style, squares, lozenges and triangles often feature in traditional parquet flooring. Sometimes referred to as mosaic flooring, parquet flooring is appreciated for its decorative effect. Parquet flooring can be made from solid and engineered wood these days.

WHERE TO LAY?

It looks best in hallways and reception areas so that it can be shown off regularly. It requires a relatively constant atmosphere due to its susceptibility to water or humidity damage.

BENEFITS

  • Parquet flooring is elegant and adds warmth and beauty to most interior settings.
  • It is relatively easy to maintain. Abrasive materials can’t be used to clean it, but regular sweeping and cleaning using compatible products keeps parquet flooring looking its best.
  • Parquet flooring adds value to your home.

Out Door

Also known as garden or decking can be used on terraces, balconies, pool side, spa etc.

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Compare the Advantage


HKS 1835 wooden flooring add a distinctive, natural and luxurious look that is hard to beat. But they are much more than pretty face, outperforming most alternatives at every level.

The charts show the key benefits of buying from HKS :

Attribute Life Time Warrenty Heat/Stain Resistance Scratch Resistance Customized Independently Monitored
Solid Hard Wood * * * * *
Engineered Wood * * * * *
Laminate * *
Deck/Garden Wood * * * * *
Quote Comparison Calculator Alternative HKS 1835
Customized Possible
Buy Directly From Manufacturer Yes
Life Time Warrenty Inclusive
Independently Monitored Inclusive
Manufactured Trained Installers *
Country Of Origin Germany
HKS History