Where should bamboo wood flooring be/not be installed?
Bamboo wood is a versatile and tough flooring product. It is decorative, useful and globally popular. Bamboo wood flooring is not only meant for laying aesthetically beautiful floors but also has multiple uses in construction, from building exterior rafters and walls, to doors and roofing tiles.
Where can you install bamboo wood flooring?
Bamboo wood flooring can be installed in almost any room, above or below the ground, over wood, OSB (Oriented Strand Board), and existing vinyl flooring. Bamboo wood flooring does not dent, scratch or wear as quickly and easily as many varieties of hardwood flooring. As a floor, it can become a part of any place that receives maximum public foot traffic like corridors and living rooms in homes. Bamboo wood flooring also serves in offices, schools, studios, hotel lobbies, auditoriums, conference halls and restaurants.
Where bamboo wood flooring should not be installed?
Bamboo wood is naturally moisture resistant to some extent due to its tropical nature. Also, part of its manufacturing process includes lamination which increases it’s resistance to moisture.There are several locations that are not recommended for bamboo flooring. Bamboo wood flooring is not suitable in areas prone to excessive wetness such as bathrooms, washrooms, saunas, enclosed porches or verandas, or anywhere that may require wet-mopping or be exposed to other forms of wetness. Extended exposure to moisture can cause a bamboo wood flooring to warp, bend or swell.