Simultaneously tough and long-lasting, gorgeous and charming, our Verano hardwood is a smart choice, especially when paired with our trusted installation. Part of our Downs Defender Wood series, this engineered flooring stands up to dents, dings and impact better than ordinary hardwood, making it a perfect choice for your high-traffic rooms. Each oak plank showcases natural graining and a just-right gloss. Downs Defender Wood — Ultimate Beauty. Superior Protection.