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Bamboo Flooring Buying Checklist

After deciding on bamboo flooring for a home, it isn’t as simple as running to the nearest provider, grabbing the planks needed, and coming home to install it. In addition to the color, style, and type of bamboo, there are several other considerations to keep in mind before making a . . . Read more

What is the Janka Hardness Scale?

The Janka Hardness Scale determines the hardness of a particular type of wood over another. The scale was invented in 1906 by Gabriel Janka, an Austrian wood researcher, and standardized in 1927 by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Depending on the room where the flooring will be . . . 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

Laminate Flooring Buying Guide

Laminate in an incredibly popular flooring choice for homeowners across North America. Offering durability and a wide range of style options at wallet friendly prices, laminate flooring will help you transform the look of your home or place of business. Still, deciding on the right laminate is a big decision—and one you don’t want to get . . . Read more