Morning Star Clic engineered flooring is constructed with a real hardwood veneer atop a moisture-resistant MDF core (medium density fiberboard) which is made from real wood fibers that are compressed into a dense, impact-resistant format. Both households save money on the flooring and help each other with the installation. Bamboo – Not technically wood – it’s actually a grass – bamboo has many of the same advantages and disadvantages as wood. We have our bamboo planks produced specifically for us by a factory that we have dealt with for years.
Engineered bamboo is typically installed using the floating-floor method: The wide planks are snapped together and laid over a thin foam-rubber underlayment. Floating installation ok. May also use glue down or nail down installation techniques. Our manufacturers own and maintain the bamboo forest in which the bamboo is harvested. Over the years, the bamboo market in Vietnam has grown, and many traders are joining the bamboo flooring market. We beat our budget of keeping it under $3000.00 even with the cost of the additional materials for install ($180) and the cost of areas rugs for the bedrooms ($300 for rugs for all 3 rooms)! Also, bamboo flooring is comparable in price to wood as well, including the installation costs. Bamboo flooring boasts of a natural beauty that shines through in all shades and styles. It is installed with the same type installation methods and guidelines as wood flooring.
When shopping for Bamboo Flooring, especially on the internet or in discount hardware stores (Home Depot, Lowes, etc.) BEWARE of those that tell you all of their bamboo is harder than maple and will not scratch. You can want to remodel your floors in five years in order to add value to your very home, one popular choice to consider is the bamboo flooring.
Since bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world it should be obvious that we need to incorporate it more into technology, especially as other natural resources become scarcer. Ideal for high traffic residential and commercial settings, Strand Woven bamboo flooring can be used where other woods like oak, fail to perform. You will be responsible for all costs associated with shipping your bamboo flooring to and from the scheduled destination. Manufactured bamboo floors are typically made available in planks with either vertical- or horizontal-grain orientation.
You can see the many colors of this flooring online, in pictures, and then using the measurements of your room or rooms, you can order all the materials needed directly online. Once your bamboo flooring has been installed you will want to do everything you can to protect the stunning surface. Unlike wood, bamboo is rapidly renewable and matures in around six years (rather than 60).