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Ambient® | Creating Sustainable Spaces, One Project at a Time

Beauty by Nature, Quality by Design®. Shipping high quality building materials around the globe since 2005

Established in 2005, Ambient® emerged as a trailblazer in the sustainable building materials industry, as one of the early pioneers of strand woven bamboo flooring, favored for its eco-friendliness and extreme durability. Ambient was also one of the first companies to popularize sending flooring samples by mail, allowing homeowners to see and feel flooring products in the comfort of their own homes - something we still do today!

Our unwavering commitment to product excellence and customer satisfaction has earned us a reputation as a trusted leader in the industry. Renowned for our superior craftsmanship and unwavering integrity, Ambient® has become the preferred brand of discerning homeowners, architects, home builders, and designers alike.

In response to growing demand, we have expanded our offerings beyond flooring over time, providing a diverse range of high quality building products. Whether you're seeking to buy bamboo flooring or other reliable, high quality and environmentally-friendly building products, look no further.

Trusted by more than 10,000 homeowners and companies worldwide

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Choosing building materials for your home is a big decision

We promise to give you honest information and advice to the best of our ability. We know that you have many suppliers to choose from and we're delighted that you're interested in learning more about Ambient. We will do our very best to provide you with a beautiful, high quality product that fits your budget and is safe for your family.

We insist on only the best quality

We would never sell you something we wouldn't use ourselves - and many of our employees and their families live with Ambient® products in their homes! All our products are made from A-grade raw materials that are sustainably harvested. Our factory manufactures these products to a precise set of specifications using the most advanced, cutting-edge production machinery available. Our flooring products are covered by a lifetime warranty - structural and finish - which is the best in the industry.

We take your family's well-being seriously

We are one of the few (and possibly the only) building products brand that tests its products voluntarily and randomly, every single year, to ensure they consistently meet the most stringent indoor air standards in the world. Since 2006, we have achieved an unbroken string of 'effectively zero' off gassing test results, which is unparalleled in our industry. Our rigorous testing process, conducted in the United Steas, ensures that our products meet the highest safety standards. For every product we sell, we go above and beyond to provide you with peace of mind, knowing that you're bringing safe and eco-friendly materials into your home.

We specialize in building products

As more suppliers and large retailers add sustainable materials as an afterthought rather than a core competency, it has become more difficult to find quality supplies, and consumers are often misled by questionable quality and testing claims. If you're wondering where to buy building materials for your home without compromising on quality, you've come to the right place. We test our products here in the USA and are happy to share our test results with you. We have become one of the nation's best building supply brands by providing exceptional products AND exceptional service; we have shipped our goods around the globe and earned the trust of a wide variety of homeowners, architects, designers and contractors.

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We pledge to give you more than just great products at great prices. We promise not to be salespeople, but true customer service people. We promise to offer ideas and suggestions with your best interests in mind. We promise to help you as your neighbor would. We may be a few states away, but we'll make you feel like you're just around the corner. We promise to make you proud that you have chosen our products to live, love and play with.

The Ambient Team

We have happy customers

And our aim is to keep them that way! We do this by giving every customer the highest level of attention and care, no matter how big or small the order. Every time you call us during business hours, you'll speak to a product and installation expert. If you have a question or concern, we will answer it. We have warehouses across the country to reduce your delivery time and costs. Whether you're renovating or building, residential or commercial, we want to help you find the floor that's right for you.

We value your privacy

We do not share or sell your information with third parties, period. We understand that your personal information should be kept private. We have applied the most advanced levels of data protection and information security to all of our systems, including our website.

We invite you to stop in

We would love to meet you person! You are always welcome to stop by our showroom and offices in Jessup, Maryland to say hello! We'll have samples for you to take home with you, and you can meet our dedicated staff and ask as many questions as you like. We're a child and pet-friendly office so feel free to bring your little ones, whether they be humanoid, dog, cat, wombat or whatever!

Our Values

We are committed to being a leading provider of sustainable products. We've built our business around a set of core values that enable us to deliver the best possible product and experience to our customers.

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Sustainability. We do our honest best to meet very high standards of social and environmental responsibility in line with our products. That's why we source all our raw materials from well-managed forests, can source FSC® certified products where appropriate, and constantly strive to reduce waste and energy consumption in our factories. It's also why we're a member in good standing of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Value. We've earned our hard-won reputation for quality and service by treating our customers fairly and offering a quality product at a good price, and always with integrity. We carry a full range of finishing products and installation supplies at affordable prices and are proud to offer a price match guarantee on comparable products.

Customer Service. Since 2005, we have been an industry leader across all building product brands in customer service. We're proud to maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Check out our reviews on Yelp, ResellerRatings and Google for more than a decade of 5-star reviews.


Where Every Customer Matters: A Pledge of Integrity and Excellence.

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Honored Ambient as #870 on their list of the fastest growing 5,000 companies in America. Ambient maintains an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and we are proud of our well-deserved reputation for quality and service.

The Story Of Ambient - Timeline of Our Early Years!

Oct. 2005

Ambient is founded and becomes one of the first companies in the world to pioneer strand woven bamboo, an eco-friendly floor that is 2-3X harder than traditional hardwoods. Ambient also helps to initiate the new trend of mailing small samples of flooring through the mail, so that its customers can decided on color options from the comfort of their home.

Nov. 2005

Ambient is one of the first companies to introduce strand woven bamboo flooring into the market. This flooring is eco-friendly and almost three times harder than traditional oak flooring.

April 2006

Ambient partners with PSI Engineering (now Benchmark), a nationally recognized engineering firm, to test all Ambient products for safety, strength and durability. When tested, all Ambient products far exceed OSHA, E1 and E0 standards. To this day, Ambient remains the only brand to test it's products annually for indoor air quality.

Oct. 2006

Ambient begins stocking a full line of moldings, trim, and stair pieces to match each type of flooring.

May 2007

Ambient introduces the first bamboo floor in the United States specifically designed for use over radiant heat subflooring.

Nov. 2007

Ambient begins to ship its products worldwide, including such far away places as Guam, Mexico, The Bahamas, Bermuda, France, and Canada.

Jan. 2008

While exhibiting at Surfaces 2008 Ambient unveils Granda Distressed, one of the first hand scraped strand woven bamboo floors. This floor combines strand bamboo's unrivaled strength with the beautiful aesthetic of time worn floors.

Aug. 2008

Ambient launches Bam-Brite, the first floor cleaner made specifically for bamboo flooring: a biodegradable, non-toxic, non-acidic, phosphate-free floor cleaner that leaves no residue after cleaning. Ambient later improves the formula to allow for use on all hardwood and vinyl floors with polyurethane finishes.

Jan. 2009

Ambient expands to larger warehouse and office space to handle rapid growth.

Feb. 2009

Ambient launches on of the US's first high dimensional stability versions of engineered click-lock strand woven bamboo in a 5-ply construction, highly sought after by installers and architects for its low expansion and contraction characteristics and easy peasy installation method.

Jun. 2009

Ambient launches the of the first first bamboo plank arrays available in random multiple width and lengths. Along with multiple sizes, multiple color and hand scraped options are available.

Nov. 2009

Ambient is awarded FSC Pure designation by the Forest Stewardship Council.

Jan. 2010

Ambient opens a new warehouse in Carson, CA reducing freight costs and transit times for West coast orders.

Jul. 2010

Ambient launches a new logo and revised user friendly website offering multiple new flooring lines.

Aug. 2010

Ambient comes in at #870 on the Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies in America.

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