What are the major properties of bamboo?

What are the major properties of bamboo?


What's better bamboo or laminate?

In terms of appearance, bamboo's best asset over laminate is that as a genuine floor it will not look fake. There are engineered bamboo flooring options, which are more closely comparable to engineered hardwood, but even those retain much of bamboo's natural appearance. Laminate floors can look like almost anything.

Are bamboo floors good for kitchens?

Because it is both harder and more water-resistant than wooden floors, bamboo is often a good alternative in a kitchen. However, you still have to be aware of moisture, flooding, and humidity damage that can occur.

Can you put bamboo flooring on a concrete slab?

The glue-down method can be used for solid or engineered bamboo flooring. The most important factor is to use an approved urethane wood floor adhesive with Vapor/Sound Barrier and the trowel used specifically for that adhesive. In this method, you will adhere to the bamboo flooring directly to the concrete slab.

Does bamboo flooring last long?

Bamboo flooring has a number of practical benefits. Many bamboo options can last upwards of 50 years if properly maintained, although the average lifespan ranges from 20-25 years with normal family wear-and-tear. It is harder than most hardwoods, which makes it extremely durable.