Several Serious Benefits of Bamboo Flooring
When it comes to perfect flooring option for your home, the number of choices has significantly increased over the last few years. Some alternative flooring options are gaining popularity due to its value and durability. “Regular” hardwood becomes either boring or just too expensive flooring option for most people. In addition, we have to think further than just purchasing wood like it is everyday’s business. There are wooden materials, perfect for your floors, that are more eco-friendly, because there are more trees to work with, and these types of wood are not endangered. Bamboo is one of the ‘greener’ choices you can opt for. Let’s learn something about its benefits.
Bamboo is a great flooring solution for every house, highly adoptable and more resistant to temperature changes than any other flooring option. It grows very quickly which makes it very eco-friendly and increasingly popular. Once you cut down a bamboo forest, it will only take it a few years to grow again. As is considered to be highly renewable wood, it is also beneficial for the protection of our environment.
It is no longer assumed that bamboo is available only in eastern cultures. Not so long ago, it was very hard to find a trustful bamboo supplier. Now it is easier than ever, thanks to the great popularity during recent years. You can find it in almost every flooring store.
When it comes to its look, people will love it, no doubt about that. Bamboo is warm-looking wood and it can give a classy touch to almost every room. Surely, there is something in knowing your floors look wonderful, and you didn’t need to kill an old tree for it.
Bamboo flooring is available in many different shades. This is great for those who wish to have floor color which makes it easy to combine different furniture with it. Not only furniture, you can pick such shade for your bamboo floor that it can be a decoration enough itself.
Strength and Durability
It might come as a surprise to you, but these type of flooring is more durable than any other wood. Bamboo may resemble wood, but it’s actually grass. They, however, come with a long run guarantee which can go up to a quarter of a century, in some stores. You don’t have to worry about scratching or spilling something onto your floors. It’s highly resistible to scratches and you will able to clean your floors with no effort at all.
Ease of Installation
Although it’s more expensive than most materials, bamboo is surprisingly cheap compared to other wooden materials. Furthermore, it’s actually cheaper than maple, oak or mahogany. It’s a great deal, especially if we take into account that is very easy to install. It will only take you a day or two to finish setting it up, with some help of an experienced professional. During the installation process, make sure you optimize the use of tools with regard to their energy-efficiency capacities.
About Lillian Connors
Lillian Connors is a blogger and home improvement enthusiast ever so keen on doing various DIY projects around her house and passionately writing about them.