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What type of floor you choose can depend on a number of factors.
Solid wood floors are ideal if you wish your floors to last a lifetime as they can be sanded and sealed a number of times (usually 4-
Engineered floors are also ideal to last a good number of years, but the good thing about engineered is that it is more practical in a lot more situations, i.e. much easier to lay over concrete as it is floated onto a foam underlay, it's also very good in an upper flat if you are concerned about noise travelling downstairs as you can lay the floor on top of acoustic foam which reduces noise. The other major point is that engineered floors are more stable as they don't move as much solid floors.
Laminate floors are great for budget, ideal for landlords who wish to rent out a property.
For the more upmarket floors herringbone, parquet and panel floors are ideal for a more period feel to your home, i.e. Victorian or Georgian etc.
Engineered floors are a solid layer of hardwood (usually about 3-