For the best in quality, choose engineered or hardwood floors. As opposed to laminate flooring, hardwood and engineered wood flooring will have quality grains and cuts. Installation types for hardwood, engineered wood or bamboo floors are often referred to as nail-down, staple-down or glue-down.Every hardwood floor has its own unique look, because every wood has its own grain.
- Hardwood is durable and is considered an investment — hardwood floors literally last for decades or generations.
- Hardwood flooring adds to the value of both new and resale homes. In one national Canadian survey, 90% of real estate agents said homes with wood floors sell faster and for more money.
- Hardwood flooring is health- and environment-friendly.