Our award winning bamboo flooring lines are completely non-toxic, formaldehyde free, zero VOC and third-party certified to be safe, durable and eco-friendly. Note that solid bamboo is stronger than engineered, which consists of multiple layers. On the one hand, there’s natural bamboo, light in color (almost blonde), which boasts twice the stability of red oak (America’s most popular flooring). Since scratches are possible, protect your bamboo floors from itinerant furniture. Horizontal and vertical construction use bamboo shoots in their natural state, glued uniformly either horizontally or vertically, to create boards that look like natural bamboo. Bamboo flooring can be used in homes, restaurants, commercial settings, basements, it has even been used on walls, ceilings, and as countertops. Bamboo flooring is a perfect solution for those who want to have sophisticated wooden floors but can’t afford the high price. Easy maintenance of bamboo flooring allows homeowners freedom to partake in more exciting activities.
Take care to find bamboo flooring that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. There are three distinct structures for bamboo flooring, Horizontal, Vertical and Strand-woven. Bamboo floors do no promote dust collection or harbour dust mites, making this product ideal for allergy sufferers. Bamboo flooring can be found at a similar and sometimes even lesser price per square food than other typical hardwood floors. Working with the best factories in their industry, we are unique in that we concentrate exclusively on bamboo. Controlling the proper maturing and harvesting of the bamboo improves the quality of our finished product. Temperature and humidity changes in the environment are known to cause vertical obstruction in bamboo flooring.
Coming in between $5 and $8 per square foot (before installation), bamboo flooring is on par with, or less costly, than traditional hardwoods. Bamboo flooring can be installed when the moisture content between the floor and subfloor is within 3%. Strand-woven boards are made of shredded bamboo that’s compressed under pressure to form boards. These solid (or semi-solid) forms of bamboo can all be left in their natural light blonde state or stained to any color When the floors begin to show signs of wear, they can be refinished with a light sanding and new finish coat. As beneficial as bamboo flooring is to the environment and as cutting-edge and modern as it is, you’ll find that bamboo flooring information is limited and may be hard to come across. When selecting quality bamboo flooring materials, ensure flooring materials pass the CARB standards for indoor air quality. For more information about our bamboo products, visit your local Andersens showroom.
Mr. Bamboo is the ONLY flooring company on the market offers a 25 Year Transferable Residential Warranty (Warranty covers installation, finish and structural integrity). Thus making bamboo flooring products ideal for any modern environment, whether it be at work or in the home, indoors or outdoors. Bamboo floors are usually installed as floating floorboards and can be installed over numerous sub-floors such as wood, sheathing grade plywood and vinyl tile. With new advancements in non-toxic treatments, Greenboo exterior bamboo products are leading the way with beautiful, natural unfinished bamboo in lengths never seen before. A bamboo pole can grow to 15m in 3 months, where as timber may take 4 – 5 years to grow into a suitable flooring product. Planks are 36 inches long, 3 5/8 inches wide, and 5/8 inches thick for easy installation and reduced waste.
Mr. Bamboo’s mission is to provide our flooring products at the best possible price, with professional installations and a superior warranty to ours residential and commercial customers. Pin meters have been known to work well on traditional bamboo if you insert the pins parallel to the grain of the material and at the same depth.