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EnWood Floors - Bamboo Wood Floorings

  Description of Bamboo Floors

Bamboo flooring is one of the hardest natural materials available for flooring(as compared in the Janka Hardness Scale). It is also an elegant and eco-friendly alternative to traditional hardwood floors. Bamboo has a higher fibre rating than any hard wood, which gives it exceptional hard wearing qualities

With a tensile strength comparable to steel , bamboo is a fantastic building material. In the flooring world bamboo has been made into engineered bamboo flooring, solid bamboo flooring, strand woven bamboo flooring and bamboo flooring for installation.

Generally sold pre-finished, bamboo is available in its light, natural color or in darker shades produced by carbonization.Appearance of the finished product can be further enhanced by the various plank constructions. Choices include vertical or horizontal solid construction, engineered construction, and woven stranded construction.

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  Benefits of Bamboo Floors

  • Strong and resilient
  • Moisture and stain resistant
  • Uniquely attractive
  • Environmentally-friendly

Bamboo has been proven to be stronger than most hardwoods. Some species of bamboo have obtained Janka hardness ratings higher than maple and nearly double that of red oak  the benchmark of hardwoods. Besides of its hardness quality, bamboo is also very resilient and can take a greater impact than most hardwoods without denting. Hardness and resilience: a dynamic duo for durability.

Bamboo is also more resistant to Moisture compared to other hardwoods because of the extreme changes in humidity where it is grown and harvested in. It is less likely to expand and contract like other wood floors which causes gaps and other unsightly effects. And with proper maintainance many forms of stains, be it pets or scratches, can be removed without trace.

Bamboo Flooring has a distinctive look fromtypical hardwood floors because of its eye-catching patterns created by the slightly darker bands of nodes. Bamboo is also known to be eye-pleasing because of its uniform coloring and beautiful grain patterns. Bamboo floors that went through Lamination is capable of producing a lined, almost uniform look to the surface of the finished floor plank or one where the characteristic nodes of the bamboo are randomly visible.

Bamboo is recognized as the fastest growing plant on earth, and because of that it had proven to be highly eco-friendly as replacement of bamboo take only 5-7 years to harvest unlike normal hardwood which takes around 30-50 years to reach maturity. Furthermore, since bamboo is a Grass, it can be harvested from the same stalk over and over again while typical hardwood trees needs to be replanted everytime.

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  Installation Methods

Bamboo floors can be installed nailed down or floating method, similar to solid wood floors. Refer to EnWood Installation Guide for more details.

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Natural Horizontal Bamboo Floor
15mm x 96mm x 1000mm

Natural Vertical Bamboo Floor
15mm x 96mm x 1000mm

Carbonized Horizontal Bamboo Floor
15mm x 96mm x 1000mm

Carbonized Vertical Bamboo Floor
15mm x 96mm x 1000mm

Strand Woven Bamboo Floor
15mm x 96mm x 900/1800mm
15mm x 140mm x 1800mm

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