The Different Types of Bamboo Flooring
By Space Coast Daily // October 19, 2020
Bamboo flooring comes in a variety of different colors, types, styles, and finishes.
However, with all this choice, it can be difficult to know which one of their products you should purchase. You can Browse here for the full range of Ambient flooring products here to get a better understanding of what is currently out there on the market. To help you with your decision, we have taken a look at some of the different types of bamboo flooring below.
Engineered Strand Bamboo – Click Lock
Considerably harder than normal wood flooring, it is completely safe to use in your home around your loved ones. It has a good amount of stability, which means that it can be floated.
During the lifetime of the product, it can be refinished as many as two times, thus increasing its overall lifespan. Installing the flooring is a quick and simple process, and can even be laid straight onto concrete in basements. It is not suitable for use in those environments where the humidity levels are not stable all year round.
Solid Strand Bamboo – Click Lock
Coming in a variety of different finishes, this type of flooring is three times harder than traditional wood floors. Sourced from a renewable plant that is capable of fully regrowing in just five years, the product is quick and easy to install. With it being click lock, it is only suitable for use indoors where there is a stable level of humidity all year round.
Engineered Strand Bamboo – Tongue & Groove
Providing a good level of dimensional stability, this super hard bamboo flooring is easy to install and comes from a renewable source. For floating installation, a bead of glue should be applied on the inside of the groove of each and every plank.
Solid Strand Bamboo – Tongue & Groove
This is much harder than what regular wooden flooring is because it is solid wood all the way through it. Some of the finishes that it is available in include brushed, hand scraped, and flat, so you should be able to find a finish that suits your personal taste. It is safe to use in the home with your family as it is fully Floorscore certified. When laying it down, it can either be nailed down onto a wooden sub floor or glued down straight onto concrete.
Regardless of what type of bamboo flooring that you go for, you can rest assured that you will be paying a fair and reasonable price for it. Because of this, bamboo flooring is used throughout the world by architects, interior designers, and homeowners.
Another reason why these types of floors are much loved is that each and every order comes from exactly the same lot, meaning that there is never any discrepancies with the color or finish of the product. Many companies also stock moldings and trims that match the flooring, thus allowing for a great finished interior.