Bamboo flooring is an extremely durable, easy to install and natural floor type. Embelton bamboo uses, strandwoven manufacturing technique which gives their floors high density, hardness and stylish appearance and is pre-finished with 10 layers of world leading Klumpp Coatings, with an additional 2 coatings of stained colours, for 12 coats in total, which makes their floors scratch resistant.
However, I can attest that the men were finished the countertop installation much sooner than I was finished the spray painting, which was actually pretty quick – especially considering the fact that we had three corners to contend with in our U-shaped kitchen layout.
Other factors that affect how flooring performs: type of core for engineered flooring like: pine, hdf (high density fiber board), poplar, oak, birch….etc… When choosing an engineered floor (other than the species) consider grain direction and thickness floor or top wear surface of the product, engineered hardwoods with thicker wear layers (more actual hardwood) will offer more resistance to dinging than ones with much thinner wear layers.
When following this style, builders minimized the installation of superfluous decorative elements such as cornices, moldings, and trim. With the rising popularity of bamboo as flooring, the Janka test has been forced to include the diverse ratings for different bamboo floors. Strand-woven boards are made of shredded bamboo that’s compressed under pressure to form boards. There are many environmental as well as health benefits to choosing bamboo for your home that are important to consider.
Note, not all bamboo floors will be of the same quality so it’s best to rely on your local flooring specialty store to be sure you get the right product and have it installed correctly. The picture above is our breeder ducks on the wire flooring under their nipple waterers.