When I built a new office addition to my shakuhachi workshop, the obvious choice for a finished floor was bamboo. Due to the huge variability with bamboo flooring moisture readings, it’s best to obtain accurate information and correction guidelines from your flooring and moisture meter manufacturer to ensure your data is accurate. Typically, un-carbonized and strand-woven bamboo flooring is harder and more durable, while darker bamboo represents a weakened structure and general softness. What a surprise I was in store for working with the bamboo flooring Charles had sent me. There are numerous other positive reviews on the Home Depot and Lowes websites.
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. It is important that you choose the bathroom flooring material carefully, as it will likely be there for years and years to come.
What’s more, the subtle differences between bamboo and hardwood provide homes with bamboo flooring a sense of individual personality. According to David Hayward, technical manager at the Australian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA), there are essentially two types of bamboo flooring (strand-woven or laminated) based on different manufacturing techniques. It is possible the resin from various species of bamboo (specifically with strand bamboo flooring) will interfere with electrical conductivity.
Because the use of natural materials is currently hot in home construction, bamboo flooring is a solid choice for many ecologically conscious people. Just a note to say that I took delivery of the flooring today, and to say a big thank you for all your help.
According to the Janka test – a rating that measures the resistance of wood to indentation – the strand-woven bamboo is as hard as ironbark, one of the hardest species in the world,” Lock says. If interested in acquiring some,I would advise you to shop around as there is a lot bamboo flooring imported from China right now. The first rule of thumb in planning building a project is to double the estimated cost and amount of time you figure it will take to complete the job. When it comes to choosing a bamboo product and installer, don’t jump for the cheapest quote. SIMPLY BAMBOO has been selling bamboo flooring products worldwide for the past 18 years.