Hardwood flooring is a much sought after flooring in both residential and commercial renovations because of it's beauty, warmth and durability. The price range to install hardwood flooring is from $6 to $20+, depending on the type of hardwood you select. Other factors play into the price, such as the size and shape of the floor, underlayment material, and method of installation.
Hardwood flooring comes in two main types, solid wood and engineered wood. Solid wood is exactly as it sounds, the entire thickness of the wood plan is made of a single solid piece of wood. Engineered wood on the other had is made of a solid wood top layer sitting on top of layers of solid wood and plywood.
Engineered Hardwood from oak, teak or cherry is a popular type of flooring here in Southern California, with an average cost of installation of $14 per square foot. The advantages of engineered hardwood are: