Nothing matches the warmth and beauty of hardwood flooring.
The rich colors and enduring quality of today’s hardwood floors make them one of the most popular flooring choices. Hardwood floors are more resistant to wear than ever before, and with countless styles and colors to choose from, we can transform any room in your home into an inviting place for family and friends. From the timeless appeal of a traditional smooth wood floor to the character and style of a handscraped and distressed, there is a hardwood floor to fit your space.
Engineered Hardwood flooring is real hardwood – the word “engineered” just refers to the way it is made. There are many benefits to choosing an engineered product over a solid product.
Here are the facts:
Engineered hardwoods are made of several layers, or ‘plies’ that are glued together in a cross-grain construction. This type of construction is far stronger than a single piece of solid wood; and it’s also more structurally sound. Most engineered hardwoods come with a structure warranty, solid wood floors do not.
Engineered hardwoods can be installed below grade and direct to concrete – solid wood floors can not.
The top face is crafted from the finest veneers (which are just an industry term for ‘top layer’) that provide the most uniform color and the most resistance to seasonal expansion.
From an environmental responsibility standpoint:
Engineered wood floors use half as many trees as solid wood floors
Faster growing, renewable wood used for inner plies
Mannington’s wood facility reuses its mill waste for energy
Mannington uses only water-based finishes that contain no VOCs
Mannington uses a formaldehyde free adhesive system that meets or beats the most stringent indoor air quality standards.
Exotic Species – Today wood flooring is also offered in a variety of hardwood species that are not always found in North America. Exotic floors offer many unique and visually striking appearances that are distinctly different from the North American hardwoods.
Mohawk Hardwood Flooring Collections include some of the finest hardwoods from all over the world.