If there is one thing that interior designers can agree upon, it’s that wood never goes out of style—and never will. Wood remains to be one of the top choices when it comes to floorings at home, as it exudes an aura of sophistication and timelessness in any room, while also being very easy to maintain.
How about if you’re having a bit of difficulty finding lumber for a Long Island kitchen design project? Marni Jameson, a home design columnist for the Denver Post, suggests the use of engineered lumber as alternative. According to her:
This flooring is made of actual wood, not laminate. Engineered hardwood floors layer real wood over a stacked core of compressed repurposed wood. The result is a stable, sustainable floor material less likely than solid wood to change with heat, cold and humidity. Because it’s sustainable, customers also like its greenness. Because it’s wood, it looks, feels and sounds real. You won’t have that plastic “click” sound you get from laminate wood floori