What is pre-finished bamboo flooring? What are the pros and cons of site-finished vs pre-finished?

prefinished bamboo flooring

While doing your homework and research for your next hardwood flooring project, you probably came across the term ‘prefinished bamboo flooring’ at one point. Well, what’s the difference between prefinished and site finished? Why do most bamboo floors come prefinished? Why are they not often finished on-site? There is a lot of terminologies thrown around … Read more

How To Clean Up Pet Urine From Bamboo Flooring

pet urine bamboo flooring

Bamboo flooring is a wonderful investment for your home. With its eco-friendly benefits and the fact that it’s designed to last a lifetime, homeowners can’t go wrong installing it in every room in the home. This includes kitchens, laundry rooms, and bathrooms. Plus, pet owners’ good news is that bamboo flooring is relatively impervious to … Read more

Five essential questions about carbonized bamboo flooring

Five Questions about carbonized bamboo flooring

1. What is carbonized bamboo flooring? Carbonization of bamboo is a technique using extreme heat through steaming or boiling that changes bamboo’s natural color. The temperature level and the length of time the bamboo receives heat determines how dark the bamboo will be. The process actually cooks the bamboo, changing it to a darker, more … Read more

What is hand scraped wood flooring?

What is hand scraped flooring?

If you love the look and feel of hardwood flooring, but you’re looking for something a little bit rustic or different, then hand scraped flooring might be the ideal flooring for you. Nowadays, “hand-scraping” is actually a machining technique used to make new wood look distressed and antiqued. Before machined wood planks came along, wood … Read more

Bamboo Flooring Scratches: A Quick Guide for Repairs & Replacements

How to repair babmoo flooring scratches

Most dense hardwood floors are resistant to permanent denting: strand woven bamboo flooring and eucalyptus floors are at the top of that list. As an alternative to traditional hardwoods, bamboo ranks above contemporaries on the Janka Hardness Scale. Despite this, even bamboo flooring scratches sometimes! Bamboo floors are much harder than laminates and vinyl floors, and … Read more

Does bamboo flooring scratch easily?

Does bamboo flooring scratch easily?

Unfortunately, there is no flooring material (or other material, really) on earth that is 100 percent scratch-proof; diamond floors, anyone? Bamboo floors are the toughest hardwood out there, but they are scratch-resistant rather than impenetrable. They are scarcely effected by common scrapes and impact, but they can be gouged or dented under heavy duress. I’m sorry … Read more

Can you put bamboo flooring over radiant heat?

Can you put bamboo flooring over radiant heat

Radiant floor heating systems are a popular construction feature in new home construction. They are also great for large-scale home renovation projects. They can be expensive to install, but several benefits make them appealing to homeowners. By utilizing convection mechanisms, radiant heating provides an energy-efficient heat source for your home. It’s effortless to run – … Read more

2019 Ambient Bamboo Flooring Formaldehyde Off Gassing Test Results & Indoor Air Quality

Since 2006, Ambient Bamboo Floors has voluntarily conducted annual safety testing for off-gassing of all of its flooring products. Ambient is one of the few, if not the only, flooring companies that regularly tests its products for safety every year. In October, Ambient received its 2019 formaldehyde test results for off-gassing, and the results came … Read more