Bamboo flooring boasts a unique appearance that is complimentary to many decors. Exotic and elegant, the beauty of bamboo will enhance your interior while remaining true to its natural origins. Just like with any other natural product, differences in tone and appearance are to be expected. Bamboo is composed of complex fibers that do not absorb moisture as easily as wood. Bamboo flooring is guaranteed to not cup under customary and normal use.
Bamboo has become a popular flooring choice, particularly for homeowners who are looking for an eco-friendly product. When it comes to the environment, cork and bamboo are a perfect combination. Both are renewable, are harvested with no harm to their natural habitat.
Like hardwood, bamboo floors are extremily versatile. Bamboo comes in a wide variety of sizes, styles, and finishes. Bamboo is also one of the hardest and most durable flooring surfaces available. Some bamboo is rated nearly 10 times harder than oak and ash on the the Janka hardness scale.
Bamboo is very moisture and insect resistant, which makes it an excellent choice for kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways, as well as for people who suffer from allergies. Bamboo flooring is also very easy to clean and maintain. It is also very easy to install making it a popular option with homeowners who want to save money by doing the installation themselves. Installation methods include glue, nail, and click-able floating floors are available.