9 Fabulous Engineered Hardwood Floors

June 3, 2016 - 8:11am
Hickory Hardwood Floor

So you are looking for a hardwood floor and unsure what to pick.  One option you have is Engineered Hardwood floors.  Engineered Hardwood is real wood flooring built up of layers of wood called plies, which are glued together. This multi-ply structure gives engineered wood superior stability, greater than solid wood, The plies reduce concerns associated with shrinking and expanding when temperature and humidity change. Engineered wood can be installed below ground level making it a great choice for finished basements. Engineered wood flooring comes prefinished and unfinished with a variety of widths and different species of wood to choose from.  Prefinished engineered floors have a factory-applied stain and finish. The advantage is the quick installation turnaround time. With prefinished, you can walk on it 24 hours after installation.

Here are nine fabulous examples of some of the prefinished flooring brands we carry. 

Hallmark

The Hallmark Floors’ Hardwoods Collections combines the ageless beauty and craft of hardwood flooring with state-of-the-art manufacturing. They harvest materials in harmony with nature, in a sustainable and responsible way. Great care is exercised in manufacturing to ensure a healthful living environment. They produce floors of unsurpassed quality you will be delighted to call your own. Hallmark is a California based company.  This is what they say makes their floor different:

  •  Colors for every lifestyle
  •  Family Friendly Finishes
  •  Health Conscious Quality Floors
  •  Top Rated Flooring Manufacturer
  •  Lifetime Maintenance Guarantees
  •  CARB II Compliant Since 2008
  •  FSC Certified & Floor Score Certified

The Heirloom Hardwood Collection below is random length  7', 5" width and is  9/16" thick.  It has a 5-year commercial finish and 10-year structural warranty.  A lifetime residential finish and structural warranty.  It comes with stair nose, T molding, threshold, reducer and quarter round.  Walnut/ hickory/maple.  Can be glue down, nail down, float and over radiant heat. 

The Monterey Collection is random 6" length, 4", 6", 8" radon width 1/2 thick with a limited lifetime residential finish and structure, 5-year commercial finish 10 structural.  It comes with stair nose, T molding, threshold, reducer and quarter round.  Walnut/ hickory/maple.  Can be glue down, nail down, float.

The Moderno Collection is random t" length, 6" width 9/16" thick with limited lifetime residential finish and structure, 5-year commercial finish 10 structural.  It comes with stair nose, T molding, threshold, reducer and quarter round.  Walnut/ hickory/maple/oak.  Can be glue down, nail down, float and over radiant heat.

 

Anderson

Based in the Carolinas, Anderson Hardwood started as a small, family-owned business in 1946 and today is one of the nation's leading hardwood manufacturers.  The company has been committed to consistently manufacturing high-quality hardwood flooring in the United States.  Since the beginning, Anderson has emphasized engineered flooring for its durability, efficiency, and versatility.  They list the following seven reasons to use their products:

  • History of Innovation
  • Made in America
  • Style & Design Leadership
  • Installation and Warranties
  • Legacy of Sustainability
  • Hands Craftsmanship
  • Service and Support

 

The Muir's Park Collection below 5" width 1/2 thickness with beveled edge profile.  The smooth finish has a 50-year warranty. Can be glue down, nail down, float or staple.  The install can be on/above/below grade and Ok with radiant heat.  The wood is from USA and species is Oak. 

The Palo Duro Mixed Collection is 3", 5", 6 3/8" width 3/8 thickness with beveled edge profile. The construction 5-ply engineered. The scrape finish has a 30-year warranty. Can be glue down, nail down, float or staple.  On/above/below grade and Ok with radiant heat.  The wood is from USA and species is Hickory.

The Rushmore Collection is 3" width 3/8" thickness with performance edge profile.  The finish warranty is 15 years. Can be glue down, staple or float.  On/above/below grade.  The wood is from USA and species is Oak. 

The Rushmore Collection is 3" width 3/8" thickness with performance edge profile.  The finish warranty is 15 years. Can be glue down, staple or float.  On/above/below grade.  The wood is from USA and species is Oak. 

LM Flooring

Founded in 2001, LM Flooring is dedicated to the design and production of the highest quality engineered wood flooring. Their passion for quality and design carefully crafted by veteran artisans. This Texas-based company has wood flooring styles, made from both domestic and exotic species, range from traditional strip to wide plank, many with hand-crafted scraping and distressed designs. Their collections also include hand-inlaid borders, decorative patterns, and our newest commercial-grade acrylic infused hardwood floors.  Here is a list of the reasons to use their products:

  • A leader in the Green Movement
  • More than 150 Styles of Wood Flooring
  • Precision Wood Milling
  • Fine Italian finishing
  • Service

The Stony Brook Collection is hand scraped 4", 5", 6" width, 72" random length.  It is 1/2" thick with multiply engineered construction and has an aluminum oxide finish.  It is 4-sided beveled edge hickory wood.  It has a lifetime structural warranty.  The finish warranty is 25 years residential.  On/above/below grade. It comes with coordinating wall base, T molding, threshold, reducer and quarter round. Can be glue down, nail down or float.

The Coventry Collection is another hand scraped floor in 7" wide 72" random length.   It is 4-sided beveled edge European oak wood.  It is 1/2" thick with multiply engineered construction and has an aluminum oxide finish. It has a lifetime structural warranty.  The finish warranty is 25 years residential.  On/above/below grade. It comes with coordinating wall base, T molding, threshold, reducer and quarter round. Can be glue down, nail down or float.

The Gevaldo Collection is open grain 3",5"width, 48" random length.  It is 3/8" thick with multiply engineered construction and has an aluminum oxide finish.  It is 4-sided beveled edge and available in hickory, oak, maple, Brazilian cherry, Sucupira preta or American walnut wood.  It has a lifetime structural warranty.  The finish warranty is 25 years residential.  On/above/below grade. It comes with coordinating wall base, T molding, threshold, reducer and quarter round. Can be glue down, nail down or float.

If these nine examples aren't what you are looking for, you can find many more pictures and details on our Products/Brands page.   You can also visit our store to look and the many samples that we have.