Carbonized Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo can cause problems for flooring installers when trying to calibrate moisture meters because bamboo does not have a uniform density. Grade A high quality bamboo sourced from a veteran manufacturer and distributed by a veteran Australian timber flooring supplier. Unlike horizontal, vertical, and strand-woven bamboo floors, engineered bamboo planks are extremely durable and ideal for wet environments. To protect the flooring from pests, it is treated with a preservative either before or after lamination. Wood floors are simply cut pieces of wood from a tree, however bamboo flooring is not a wood from a tree its origin is from grass. Some bamboo is grown without chemical fertilizers and manufactured with high levels of formaldehyde. In addition to many advantages you also have to pay attention to the shortcomings of the bamboo flooring before selecting the most appropriate flooring for your home or room. I cannot count the number of …

8" Carbonized Strand Bamboo

Bamboo flooring is an extremely durable, easy to install and natural floor type. If you live outside of the Denver Metro area, you should look for a flooring contractor that will provide the ongoing inspections and maintainence as part of their normal service. First, it’s necessary to understand that concrete slabs contain a LOT of moisture, and over time, moisture can damage bamboo flooring. Sales of bamboo flooring have increased since the more durable and harder strand woven bamboo flooring has been available. The natural and carbonized bamboo floors are typically referred to as solid bamboo, although in fact the structures are layered, similar to a plywood. The chart below is a hardness comparison of the Embelton strand woven bamboo we supply and install with many popular timber flooring species.

Using bamboo generally grown in asia from the moso bamboo plant, stalks are flattened, laminated, and then shipped off to …