For centuries, people have used hardwood floors (solid floor) at home to add warmth and charm. Hardwood floors are never outdated and can add real value to your home. The surface finish of today's prefabricated hardwood floors is greatly improved in durability and ease of maintenance.
Engineered flooring is that each of the under layers of real wood (or plies) is glued under pressure in different directions for strength and durability. This cross-ply construction results in a product this is more stable than solid hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring refers to susceptibility to shrinkage and expansion caused by environmental conditions. It is this additional stability that allows for engineered hardwoods to be installed over a mature concrete slab and may be installed in multiple applications; unlike solid wood floors.
Laminate. It looks like hardwood and It is inspired by hardwood. So why not buy hardwood? Of course, you can, but laminates have a lot of benefits you might not know.There is the price. Laminates are more cost effective than hardwood, but it is inspired by nature looking, makes it almost indistinguishable from real woods. If you want a hardwood look on the budget, laminate is your best choice.