We'd be hard-pressed to find a more important flooring innovation than engineered hardwood flooring
. It adds charm and warmth to a home with a construction that makes it stable and better able to handle water. That’s a big benefit for homeowners in storm-prone Louisiana.
Floorco - Madisonville has been serving the community for decades. This includes designers, architects, builders, designers, real estate developers, and others. We have a large selection of flooring and home improvement (including cabinets) inventory. We provide top-notch installation and other services, including design assistance. Our primary showroom is in Madisonville, LA and we serve Covington, Mandeville, New Orleans, and Metairie. Visit us
and ask about our estimates.
Solid, as it sounds, is one big slab throughout the plank. The fibers lie parallel to each other. As a result, it shrinks and expands to adjust to the weather, needs acclimation, and can be damaged by excess water. If you're someone who'd rather not be concerned with these issues, consider the engineered version.
With this hardwood flooring
, there's a slab at the top, usually from the most popular wood choices: oak, maple, hickory, or walnut. Underneath are at least three layers of the genuine wood, combined with resins, and positioned so that the fibers criss cross, giving it stability and an increased ability to handle water.