Bamboo Flooring has become a very popular flooring material in the last few years because it is a very environmentally friendly, sustainable building material. Engineered strand woven bamboo flooring engineered strand bamboo flooring is the new improved structure from strand bamboo flooring and engineered strand bamboo flooring is the hardest wood floor on the market today, rated at 3000 on the Janka scale!
Bamboo preservation techniques are well known by the ancestor of the premises for a long time, with a simple method of bamboo preservation sufficiently soaked in water flowing or stagnant water, and until recently many developing preservation methods, such as by vacuum press or with other chemicals, so the bamboo harvested and processed correctly can be compared with the durability of hardwood with harvest age 20-50 years.
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.
The pros of bamboo flooring – Bamboo is strong, hard and durable and exceeds the hardness ranking of many hardwood flooring natural durability of bamboo makes it an ideal choice for high-traffic areas.Bamboo is a highly renewable resource, positioning bamboo floors as an ecologically sustainable choice.Bamboo flooring is less porous than hardwood floors and therefore more resistant to can be refinished as needed to address any discolouration, dents or scratches.
Bamboo from high quality suppliers ( Plyboo Floors , Ambient Bamboo Flooring , Teragren Bamboo , EcoTimber , to name just a few) is usually grown in managed forests in China, and the raw materials selected for use are of higher milling quality, density, and stability.