Engineered & Solid Hardwood Flooring In Virginia Beach

Engineered Hardwood in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake

Are you looking for a hardwood floor that will enhance the look and feel of your home? There are a lot of different styles and products to choose from when going with new hardwood flooring. The Artistic Flooring team is here to help guide you through the choices and direct you toward products that fit your style and budget. We also have a full flooring showroom so that you can see and feel the different hardwood options.

Expert Craftsmanship

Our hardwood installers have extensive experience and will ensure your installation goes as planned. Our craftsmen pay attention to every detail so that your new hardwood floors look great and will last a long time.

Hampton Roads: It’s Our Home Too.

Locally owned and operated, Artistic Flooring has been servicing the Virginia Beach, VA area for over 30 years. We take pride in our exceptional customer service and first-class professional installation.

Solid Hardwood and Engineered Hardwood – What’s the Difference?

There are two types of hardwood flooring: solid hardwood and engineered hardwood. Engineered hardwood is constructed differently than typical hardwood flooring because it has several layers of wood. Each layer runs in different directions and includes a top layer of finished hardwood. Typically, engineered hardwood allows for at least one sand and refinish out of the product, and the amount of sanding allotted depends solely on the thickness of the boards or the ‘wear layer.’ Where solid hardwood can be sanded and refinished multiple times. Both solid and engineered hardwoods have a substantial variety of wood species, colors, lengths, thicknesses, and finishes.

Furthermore, the options are vast depending on the look or lifestyle you are going for. Engineered hardwood allows the ability to go with a wider plank hardwood because it is more dimensionally stable than traditional hardwood. A common misconception about engineered hardwood is that it is not a ‘real hardwood’ floor; this is somewhat misleading. Furthermore, this is because some looks are not favorable for a solid hardwood format because of the decreased dimensional stability of a solid hardwood. Therefore, engineered hardwood is an excellent choice for below and on-grade applications.

Engineered And Solid Hardwood Projects

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