On the other hand, Engineered wood flooring is a layered wood style wherein there's a thin slice of hardwood on the top and the base is a high-quality plywood. In terms of installation, this is easier than the solid hardwood. You can either choose stapling, nailing or even glue, while Solid is either nailed or stapled and never installed in floating basis. But the choices for engineered flooring is fewer than solid hardwood. A few of the popular choices are red oak, and brazilian cherry.
Plus there are matters of sanding, which solid hardwood is better than engineered and overall durability point also goes for solid hardwood.