With over 15 years of supplying quality flooring direct to the public, we have honed our range of bamboo flooring to feature the best quality and looks to suit your home and budget. Allure Ultra or any other kind of vinyl would prob be your best bet as far as waterproof flooring though. And while the grain pattern and natural color of bamboo are both rather subtle, bamboo flooring is available in more than 50 different prestained colors ranging from soft cedar tones to bright reds and greens. You can see the benefits of the different flooring collections at a glance, with our MOSO® Floorselector. Plus, bamboo regenerates after cutting, and the same plant can be harvested again just four or five years later. Thanks to Marcus and Luke for an expert job installing the flooring and their professional and friendly manner. Flooring should be kept in the room where it will be laid for two weeks or more to allow it to acclimatise to the ambient temperature and humidity.
Strand woven bamboo is considered to be the strongest type of bamboo flooring because it consists of shredded bamboo that is compressed and bonded with adhesives. According to the Janka test – a rating that measures the resistance of wood to indentation – the strand-woven bamboo is as hard as ironbark, one of the hardest species in the world,” Lock says. The bamboo used for flooring (commonly called moso” in Chinese) has no leaf growth on the first 16 feet of the stem therefore it is not a source of food for the panda.
The United States Green Building Council ‘s LEED program allows points for the use of bamboo floors by virtue of it being a rapidly renewable resource. Find out more about the ecological benefits of bamboo as well as maintenance tips below, or contact a representative by calling 1800 016 016. Learn more about our bamboo flooring and plywood with these helpful videos, which include detailed explanations and even a few suggestions and tips. They are then cut to similar lengths and can be stained, varnished, or simply used as is. They are then nailed down to wooden beams or bigger pieces of bamboo stems. And the Fused Fiber Floor (F3) or Gemplex bamboo provides certain appearance patterns to achieve designers decoration effects. For care and maintenance see the hardwood section as bamboo floors are maintained in the same manor. Any of these should work well and they typically have a longer life than wire flooring.
Clever Choice Ultimate Bamboo is hot pressed and manufactured from A grade raw materials and comes with a Janka rating of 15+ making it most durable flooring option in the hard flooring range. Our bamboo floors match perfectly with any decor, adding a classic or contemporary accent that won’t go out of style. I did this for one horizontal piece I used as an edge between my living space and the kitchen floor, and since it wasn’t being used as designed, I just put a nail through each end to secure that single plank. Another environmentally friendly quality: bamboo is naturally pest-free, so no pesticides are required for its growth. Bamboo flooring offers broad appeal and an amazing aesthetic value that will provide years of ambiance and warmth to your rooms. The depot is surmounted by a broad flared hip roof system with wide overhangs on all sides.
Irresponsible forestry practices with clear-cutting natural forests to make room for new bamboo plantations. To avoid damage, it is crucial you don’t allow your bamboo flooring to be moist for longer than a few minutes. In a wenge finish the Cross Extension Table pops against this modern lake home’s maple cabinets and bamboo floors. In horizontal bamboo floors, the slats are arranged in a horizontal direction, on their widest edge, and then joined side by side with adjacent pieces using a high-pressure laminate system. It is installed with the same type installation methods and guidelines as wood flooring.