With many companies offering their products in this category of house materials made from great variety of woods, white oak engineered flooring retains its leading positions in production and sales. Its durability and pleasing aesthetics liked by majority of customers, and manufacturers and retailers provide it in abundant amounts. Usually it consists of three layers of wood with plywood addition and a bit of hardwood veneer on top of it. Of course, core of this construction is made of solid oak wood, otherwise manufacturers would not call it like that.
With heavy competition on this market, nearly all shops offer free sample. It is possible to order it together with specialized technician, who will test it on location and offer few helpful advices. Oak was always considered to be one the very best possible materials for furniture crafting. Even in Medieval Times, Lords and Princes ordered beds made of this fine wood. So, no wonder that engineered oak flooring holds its value against competitors made of different, cheaper wood.
However, if you are on budget or doing temporary renovations, engineered maple flooring will be wise choice. Just like maple flooring, or any other common wood from your trusted furniture makers. These products are somewhat “afraid” of organic waste. Because of this, caution is advised when installing this flooring at sensitive rooms with high chances of spilling something, such as kitchen or garage. If you do, try to protect it with additional layer of laminate.