Andersens’ bamboo flooring is a cost effective, luxurious and environmentally friendly flooring option for your living space. Strand-woven bamboo flooring is harder than bamboo floorboards with a vertical or horizontal grain, and a horizontal grain is softer than a vertical grain. Bamboo flooring is available mainly in two shades: natural and carbonized or amber color. This form results in more space between each bamboo stem; flatness and tightness is not emphasized. The bamboo poles are broken down into 2m sections called fingers or fillets or even strips. You won’t find all types of cracks in the flooring for food, for water, or for dirt to get trapped in. Laminate flooring is a type that will not allow things down between the rows, when you care for it daily. Using bamboo and bamboo products in the garden is preferable to using hardwood products and plastic products because bamboo is environmentally friendly. Hard wood takes 30-50 years to mature, while bamboo reaches maturity in 3-5 years.
Solid, tongue-and-groove bamboo is installed similarly to traditional hardwood flooring: It’s fastened down with nails or staples, with or without mastic. Choosing a compitent flooring contractor is a whole different topic, but trust me, there are floor sanders in every market that can and do stain maple correctly. While there’s over 1200 different species of bamboo, bamboo flooring is generally constructed from moso bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis). 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. Afterward the harvest, the bamboo is cut lengthwise into strips or fillets which they are sometimes called in the flooring industry.
The natural growth patterns found in Bamboo flooring are a beautiful feature that adds a level of coziness to your interior. We have completed many successful projects for happy clients around Victoria and supplied Australia wide (see our Gallery and Testimonials pages), and look forward to introducing more property owners to this superior flooring material. With Fair Pacific Bamboo Flooring , it’s necessary to use the traditional floating method of gluing tongue to groove with a suitable floating floor adhesive. A hot trend for cutting-edge kitchens, bamboo floors blend style and durability.
Using bamboo generally grown in asia from the moso bamboo, plant stalks are flattened, laminated, and then shipped off to be utilized as flooring across the world. We do offer 25 years structural & finish warranty for solid bamboo flooring and engineered bamboo flooring series. We had a very slow build and Simply Bamboo were extremely patient , understanding , kind and courteous.
The Janka hardness test is done only on solid wood products and does not apply to a veneered flooring product, engineered flooring is not solid wood and only the thin surface veneer has the botanical species on it. Please note, quite busy as a full time flute maker, I am not a distributor of bamboo flooring. Planks are 36 inches long, 3 5/8 inches wide, and 5/8 inches thick for easy installation and reduced waste. A bamboo flooring project can be tricky if you do not know what you are doing, so seek help from a professional. A common use of Janka hardness ratings is to determine whether a species of wood is suitable for use as flooring. If you need any further help choosing a bamboo floor we have flooring experts available to answer any of your flooring questions on 1300 757 791. ProWorks Flooring , in Denver, CO has established a repution over a decade of doing solid quality work. The type of treatment may be in force as a bamboo string, its treatment, is stronger than traditional bamboo weaving.