Engineered Hardwood Is Top Flooring Pick

At River City Flooring, we aren’t the only ones who love engineered hardwood flooring.
Through its Annual Builder and Consumer Practices surveys, Home Innovation Research Labs has seen some notable trends emerge in the flooring market for new-home construction: carpeting is retreating to bedrooms; resilient flooring is losing its already dwindling share to tile; and hardwood finish flooring is now dominating the main living areas of new homes.
The biggest winner among all flooring types in the past decade has been engineered hardwood, capitalizing on the style trend toward wood finishes and the need for quick, trouble-free installation.
Hardwood is now the most popular flooring in new-home kitchens. In the past 12 years, hardwood floors—solid and engineered combined—have grown from 11% of all flooring in new single-family homes to 31%.