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Why engineered wooden flooring makes the perfect home alternative

There are a huge number of benefits to engineered wood as a flooring solution beyond just its strength and appearance. Here are three more reasons that an engineered wooden floor might be just right for you.

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Sanding is an Option

Many people don’t realise that engineered wooden flooring can be re-sanded in order to give a tired-looking floor a new lease of life. The number of times you can safely sand your engineered wooden floor will, of course, depend on its exact composition, but in most cases, sanding is indeed an option.  This is a cheaper option than buying new floors but obviously every time you do sand another layer down it will break down your flooring and the quality will lessen over time.

Although it may seem like a big job, re-sanding a wooden floor is actually relatively simple. The Guardian even recommends it as a do-it-yourself task.  There are so many ways you can do this either with a steam mop, wet floor wipes, a mop or even just a damp cloth.

The Sheer Variety

Engineered flooring comes in a huge range of colours, tones and finishes. This means that you can pick and choose from an extremely wide range when looking for a floor that’s just right for you. To get an idea of the range on offer, you can take a look at the website of any reputable Wood Flooring supplier, such as

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Finish it to Your Taste

After re-sanding your wooden floor, you can re-finish it any way you choose. If you feel like giving it a new colour or a richer tone, that’s entirely up to you. This enables you to change the appearance of an entire room without stripping out and replacing the floor. Few other wooden flooring solutions offer the same flexibility that engineered wooden flooring does. It is always best to do some research on the different types of floor before you buy them as different options suit different people and different houses.



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Henry Doe is a seasoned DIY enthusiast and home improvement, blogger. With over 10 years of experience in renovating his own home, he has honed his skills in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work. Henry's passion for creating beautiful and functional living spaces has led him to share his knowledge and experiences with his readers through his blog, "Home Sweet Home DIY." His goal is to inspire and empower homeowners to tackle their own home projects, big or small. When he's not hammering and sawing, you can find Henry hiking in the mountains or sipping on a latte at his local coffee shop.