Exotic in look yet inexpensive to buy, sustainably harvested bamboo flooring continues to grow in popularity as an alternative to hardwoods. Every situation is different, but in order to remain in compliance with the manufacturer’s warranty, it is the installer’s responsibility to accurately check the material upon delivery and to measure and document the site conditions and materials before, during and after installation.
In the flooring world bamboo has been made into engineered bamboo flooring, solid bamboo flooring, strand woven bamboo flooring, hand scraped (distressed) bamboo flooring, and bamboo flooring for installation over radiant heat. Engineered bamboo consists of a layer or veneer of bamboo on top of several layers of wood such as plywood or high density fibreboards (HDF) that have been bonded together with adhesives, heat and pressure. In a wenge finish the Cross Extension Table pops against this modern lake home’s maple cabinets and bamboo floors. On top of that, when bamboo shoots are cut, the roots remain intact, and new bamboo begins to grow in its place without any additional land cultivation. Bending strength and rigidity along with high indentation resistance are just a few more reasons to make Superior Bamboo Flooring your choice.
Unlike many of our competitors who only offer overseas manufacturers warranties, rest assured we stand by our bamboo floors and are obliging to assist you if your flooring has any issues after installation, providing you are the original purchaser and owner of the property where it has been installed.
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.
Strand-woven is considered to be the strongest of the three types of bamboo and is more resistant to moisture changes because it is manufactured under intense pressure. These settings were derived from sample populations of the different flooring products provided by the above manufacturers. The hardness of traditional bamboo flooring ranges from 1,180 to around 1,380 pounds of force, while products made by newer manufacturing techniques, including strand woven bamboo flooring, range from 3,000 to more than 5,000 pounds of force. I would certainly recommend Simply Bamboo to anyone wanting bamboo floorboards without hesitation. For more information about our range of bamboo flooring contact your local Andersens showroom on 1800 016 016. According to Hayward, most problems that occur with bamboo floors are due to incorrect installation. Bamboo offers the beauty and warmth of a wood floor at a lower cost to you and to the environment.