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Pros and Cons of Wood Floor Advantages and Weaknesses of Wood Floor

Types of Wood Floors circulating in the market has a type of Solid, Engineered and Laminated. Each of these types has advantages and disadvantages, the following advantages and disadvantages:


1.     Solid Wood Flooring

This type of wood floor is a floor made of real wood. This type is formed to resemble a panel-shaped wooden floor and has a gap that makes it easy to install. The solid wood floor also has more thickness than Engineered and Laminated, the thickness of this floor type is on average between 1.5 to 2.2 cm. Another advantage is the appearance of the wood fibers can be seen and also the most powerful among other types of wood floors. If you looking for a best wood I recommendation you to visit driftwood hardwood floor

Although many advantages, but this solid wood floor also has shortcomings, among others, is wood is not resistant to changes in weather is the wood will experience expansion or shrink if not treated properly.


2.     Wooden Engineered Flooring

This type of floor is also called multi-layer. Wooden floors are similar to solid wood floor is in the making with solid wood cut into pieces with a certain thickness which is then stacked crossed the horizontal and vertical. The piles of solid wood are then pressed to become solid. The upper part is then covered with a protector so that it makes it smooth and dust or dirt does not enter into the sidelines of wood or pores.


3.     Laminated Wood Floor (High Density Fiber)

Laminated Wood Floor or High Density Fiber (HDF) This basic material used to make it is a wood dust compressed with high temperatures. Just like wood engineered floors, the top of the wooden floor is also given a layer that prevents it from scratches. If the wood floor is installed many people pass then choose laminated wood floor with high level, so this wood floor can resist scratches.

Thus about the advantages and disadvantages of wooden floors, may be useful.