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Subfloor

The structural layer intended to provide the home's floor support, which may receive floor coverings directly if the surface is appropriate, or indirectly via an underlayment if its surface is not suitable.

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How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
...d Core flooring is built to size and comes in lengths ranging from 36" up to 80+". Installation – There is more to consider when it comes installation than how easy it is. Subfloor prep, labor costs, material costs, and time are all big factors to consider. On average, the total cost to install a hardwood floor is significantly higher than the total cost to install a Ri...
Engineered Longstrip
...ng offers numerous benefits: Stability: Less prone to expansion and contraction compared to solid wood. Installation: Suitable for various subfloors and can be installed more quickly. Maintenance: Easy to clean and maintain. Aesthetic Variety: Wide range of finishes and styles....
Prefinished Engineered Parquet
...d finishes. Common wood species include oak, walnut, and maple, each offering unique grain patterns and color tones. The versatility of engineered parquet is notable. It can be installed over various subfloors, including concrete, and is compatible with underfloor heating systems, unlike traditional solid wood floors. Durability and MaintenanceThe layered construction of eng...
Engineered Wood Flooring
...their lifespan and versatility. Versatility and Design AdaptabilityOne of the standout features of Engineered Wood Flooring is its versatility. It can be installed over various subfloors, including concrete, and is suitable for use with underfloor heating systems. Its adaptability makes it an ideal choice for both residential and commercial spaces, harmonizing with a myriad ...
Unfinished Engineered Plank
...bility: Resists moisture and temperature variations better than solid wood. Eco-friendly: Sustainable sourcing and reduced wood usage. Ease of Installation: Suitable for various subfloors and installation methods. Recent Trends and InnovationsThe world of Unfinished Engineered Plank Flooring is continually evolving, with recent trends focusing o...
Cork Flooring
...tiles that can be installed in homes or commercial spaces. Types and SpeciesCork flooring comes in two primary types: tiles and floating floors. Tiles are glued directly to the subfloor and are ideal for areas where moisture is less likely. Floating floors, on the other hand, consist of interlocking planks that don't require adhesive, making them suitable for a variety of se...
Prefinished Engineered Plank
...dwood is a traditional favorite, its susceptibility to environmental changes limits its application. Engineered flooring, on the other hand, offers greater stability and can be installed over various subfloors, including concrete and radiant heating systems. This adaptability makes it an ideal choice for a range of interior settings. The Hallmarks of Versatility and Durability
Engineered Parquet
...inished, saving time and labor in installation. The Allure of Versatility and DurabilityEngineered parquet flooring offers immense versatility. It can be installed over various subfloors, including concrete and existing floors, and is compatible with underfloor heating systems. Its durability is also noteworthy. The quality of the top veneer layer plays a crucial role in its...