Bamboo VS Laminate Flooring | Up-Close Comparison

Laminate flooring is cheap to buy, readily available, and is sometimes considered an alternative to hardwood. At first glance, laminate floors look very similar to natural wood, but the differences aren’t too difficult to spot if you look a little more carefully. That nice-looking wood-like appearance doesn’t use any wood at all; it’s a photographic … Read more

Engineered Bamboo Flooring VS. Engineered Wood Flooring | Side By Side Comparison

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Engineered bamboo flooring and engineered wood flooring are composite products made up of several layers, of which the upper layer or “wear layer” is either bamboo or real hardwood. The other layers may be plywood, hardwood, or high-density fiberboard. These layers are glued together, often in a cross-grain configuration, to minimize sensitivity to changes in humidity. … Read more

Bamboo Flooring VS. Cork Flooring | Side By Side Comparison

Bamboo vs cork flooring

So which surface is better for your home: bamboo or cork flooring? Both bamboo and cork floors are made from natural, sustainable plants, so you might anticipate they are similar in many other ways too. To a large extent, you would be correct. But some striking differences are likely to tip the balance, depending on … Read more

Bamboo Flooring VS. Polished Concrete | Up-Close Comparison

Choosing the best way to upgrade your home is never easy, and flooring is one of the most critical aspects of an upgrade, especially if you hope to increase your home’s value. Although they are very different, both bamboo flooring and polished concrete are attractive and robust flooring options. But, as Sherlock Holmes famously said, … Read more

Vinyl Flooring (LVP) vs Bamboo Flooring | Side By Side Comparison

Beyond the materials themselves, there are significant differences between bamboo flooring and luxury vinyl flooring. Vinyl lacks the sustainability and naturalistic traits of bamboo. It does, however, beat bamboo in terms of ease of installation and maintenance. This is not to say that bamboo is a tough install. The development of click-lock technology for engineered … Read more

Why Bamboo Flooring Is So Often Used In New Apartment Construction

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Apartment living is becoming increasingly popular, and not just among the younger generation; even baby boomers are foregoing their sprawling mansions and adopting luxury apartment living lifestyles. And why wouldn’t they? Today, high-end rentals include not only luxurious and spacious accommodations, but also a wealth of extra amenities such as large communal areas, green spaces, … Read more