Your Wood Flooring Options

Hardwood flooring comes in a variety of formats, each with its own unique advantages. To help make your product selection, we have outlined the appropriate uses and product benefits in the chart below.

Should you have any further questions, please check out our FAQ, or visit us at one of our showrooms and talk with our helpful sales staff.

Product Applications Description Installation Methods Benefits

Solid Hardwood


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Solid hardwood (also known as traditional hardwood) is made from a single piece of wood, measuring ¾” in thickness. The planks can be finished smooth, or hand-scraped, and come in a variety of widths.
  • Nailed / Stapled
  • Precision tongue-and-groove system
  • Can be refinished
  • Wide selection of stain colours and plank widths
  • Most “natural” look

Engineered (¾ Inch)


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Multi-ply construction gives this product more stability to moisture change and is therefore usually available in wider widths. With a ¾” overall thickness, the top layer consists of a 2mm – 4mm veneer of solid wood.
  • Nailed / Stapled
  • Glued
  • Precision tongue-and-groove system
  • Can be refinished
  • Exclusive selections
  • Most versatile use
  • Great value for money

Engineered (Click Lock)


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An easy locking Valinge hinge make this floor a fantastic choice for the DIYer. Thickness ranges from ½” to 9/16″, including a 2mm – 4mm solid wear layer making for easy transitions to existing floors.
  • Glued
  • Floated
  • Radiant heating allowed
  • Valinge hinge click lock
  • Can be refinished
  • Most versatile use
  • Great value for money

Laminate


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Laminate’s man-made material provides a superior finish for excellent wearability. Our laminate is made with a secure click lock Valinge hinge, simplifying installation and strengthening joints.
  • Floated
  • Radiant heating allowed
  • Valinge hinge click lock
  • Excellent durability for high-traffic areas
  • Most inexpensive option

Barrie

6-131 Saunders Road
Barrie, ON

(705) 733-2745

St. Catharines

4-128 Grantham Ave Sth
St. Catharines, ON

(905) 641-4500

Pickering

6-1099 Kingston Road E
Pickering, ON

(905) 837-5700