Different Engineered Wood Flooring Species

There are several different species of wood used to create engineered wood flooring. Not only do the various species look different, they also boast numerous other differences too. Below, we’ll reveal the key things to know about each species of wood used within our engineered wooden flooring range.


Walnut engineered wood floors tend to have a more prominent and diverse design. They boast a beautiful dark colouration, helping to add character and warmth into the space. It features unique knots and grain patterns which can be either irregular or linear in design. The darker colour means the wood will fade over time when exposed to high levels of natural sunlight.


Oak is the most common species used to create both solid wood and engineered wood flooring. It boasts a traditional design, identified by its looping and straight grain patterns. Oak engineered floors come in a vast choice of designs and finishes to suit any environment. When you invest in an oak floor, you can rest assured it’s going to last for many years to come.


Engineered maple floors have a beautiful almost creamy look, helping to create a chic and luxurious feel in the home. They are great for creating a more traditional feel and boast remarkable durability. If you’re looking for a floor that will provide the same aesthetic beauty as oak along with a more unique design, maple engineered floors are a great choice.


If you’re looking for something a little more exotic, our range of cherry engineered wood floors are ideal. Featuring beautiful red and brown shades, these floors have a warm and welcoming design. It is also one of the hardest woods available, guaranteeing exceptional durability.

If this article has helped you decide which species you would like for your home then why not browse our engineered wood ranges here.

Different Engineered Wood Flooring Species