An engineered timber is the next innovation in timber flooring after solid timber. These have been in use for some time now. They offer the advantages of timber flooring while eliminating some of its disadvantages. An engineered timber plank contains several layers and supplier adopt different methods in manufacturing them. They primarily consists of:
- A top wear layerof authentic timber
- Multiple mid-layers compressed filler boards
- Base layer which serves as backing
The specific design of engineered timber means it offers a range of performance benefits over solid hardwood, such as stability and sustainability. Engineered timber floorboards can be incorporated into your home in exactly the same way as any solid hardwood, from basic flooring to feature walls, joinery or countertops. Two different ranges of timber are dissected below: Construction of European Oak:
Construction of Rigid Core Timber:
Construction of Australian Hardwood Range:
Note: The layers can vary depending on the supplier.