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How to Use Your Flooring Sample

You never want to commit to a new type of flooring before you’ve tested samples in your home, whether you’re looking into laminate, hardwood, or carpeting. Engaging with your flooring samples while you’re at home will help you understand how the flooring will look and feel in your home, and . . . Read more

The Bamboo Floor

The choice of a bamboo floor is quickly gaining popularity for both commercial and household use, especially in North America. Stronger and denser than many hardwood floors, a bamboo floor is highly resistant to moisture. It has been discovered as a brilliant alternative to traditional hardwood flooring. A bamboo floor . . . Read more

Types of Bamboo Flooring

When trying to decide on the appropriate type of bamboo floors for your home, there’s more to consider than just the pros and cons of bamboo flooring. Learning about the various grain types, installation types, and color and texture types will help with the decision making process. Each grain, color, . . . Read more

How is Bamboo Flooring Made

Bamboo flooring can be a great choice for environmentally conscious consumers. When handled properly, the flooring is sustainable and environmentally friendly. The processing of bamboo leaves little waste while creating an attractive wood floor. While there are some concerns for the chemicals used in treating some plants, choosing high quality . . . Read more

Bamboo Flooring History

Bamboo has a long and interesting history dating back more than 5,000 years. The ancient Chinese used this versatile grass for many projects, including arrow making, construction, weaving, books, and paper. Archeologists working in the ruins of the Neolithic village of Banpo near Xi’an, China in the Shaanxi province unearthed . . . Read more

Bamboo Flooring Pros and Cons

Bamboo flooring is becoming an increasingly popular option in new homes and in renovations. Before you’re able to decide whether or not to install bamboo flooring, it is important to know and understand the advantages and disadvantages of using this material for your project. Advantages of Bamboo There are many advantages to bamboo including . . . Read more

About Bamboo Flooring

In a world increasingly concerned about the sustainability of the things we use, bamboo flooring is like a breath of fresh air. Environmentally sound, yet resilient and durable, bamboo flooring is the hardwood flooring solution for those who are looking for a beautiful floor without having to sacrifice quality, cost, . . . Read more