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


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 Hardwood Flooring: A Comparison

Black and white image showing a hardwood forest next to a bamboo forest

This article was originally published on January 17, 2019. It has been updated to provide current information. It can be difficult to decide between bamboo and hardwood when choosing a new floor for your home. Both options look and feel great. In fact, at first glance, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between them! … Read more

Vinyl Vs Bamboo Flooring | A 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

How Your Floor Can Impact Your Health & Happiness

While the process of choosing the right floor alone probably isn’t going to elevate you into some monk-like realm of enlightenment, it can certainly be a positive step towards a healthier and happier lifestyle. In fact, numerous scientific studies have shown that aspects of green living can make a positive impact on our lives. “Life, … Read more