a manufactured product that simulates the look of hardwood, ceramic
tile, natural stone and many other types of flooring. Laminate
flooring is usually installed as a floating floor and requires no glue
or nails. The planks simply lock together then rest on top of a
moisture barrier and pad.
Floorings - come in a wide range of dimensions and styles, with
each plank made of solid wood and milled from a single piece of timber.
Solid hardwood floors were originally used for structural purposes,
being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a
building. Modern construction techniques now rarely use wood building
frames and solid hardwood floors are used almost exclusively for their
appearance. Solid hardwood flooring is usually nailed to the sub
Flooring - is comprised of two or more layers of wood in the
form of a plank. The top layer (lamella) is the wood that is visible
when the flooring is installed, and is adhered to the core (or
substrate) which provides the stability.
Click Lock Engineered Flooring -is usually installed as a
floating floor and requires no glue or nails.
The planks simply lock together then rest on top of a moisture barrier
Tongue & Groove Engineered Flooring - is usually nailed or
glued to the subtler. It cannot be installed as a floating floor