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4 Excellent Below-Grade Flooring Options

In construction, grade is the term for ground level. Even when the sun is shining and rain is scarce, below-grade flooring can leach moisture from the ground in the form of vapor. Basements are notoriously damp, and during heavy rains, they can become downright wet or even flooded. The primary . . . Read more

Cork vs. Bamboo Flooring: What’s Better for Your Project?

Cork and bamboo are both intriguing flooring options that offer an alternative to traditional hardwood. If you’re considering new flooring for your home, these are both eco-friendly options that can help you maintain a home that’s a little lighter on the earth. Learn more about the pros and cons of . . . Read more

Bamboo Glossary

A B C D E F G H I K M R S T U V W A top “A” Grade Bamboo is bamboo that has been allowed to fully mature before being harvested. The maturing process takes anywhere from five to seven years, but allows the harvested bamboo to . . . Read more

Frequently Asked Questions about Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring FAQ Is “carbonized” bamboo flooring stained? So carbonized bamboo is softer than natural bamboo? What is the difference between “horizontal” and “vertical” bamboo flooring? Can a bamboo floor be floated? How does bamboo flooring hold up to high humidity? Is strand-woven bamboo the same product as traditional bamboo . . . Read more

Bamboo Flooring DIY Videos

Do it yourself projects can sometimes be a bit of a challenge, especially if you’ve never done them before. Explore our collection of bamboo DIY videos below to help you with installation, or just deciding if DIY is right for your project. Bamboo DIY Videos Why Choose Bamboo Flooring? BuildDirect . . . Read more