What is Engineered Bamboo Flooring?

Engineered bamboo flooring consists of a thick wear layer of bamboo attached to a multi-layer eucalyptus core or high-density fiber core that runs perpendicular to the base. This combination makes a durable flooring product that is easy to install and lasts for years. What are the Benefits of Engineered Bamboo Flooring? Engineered bamboo flooring provides … Read more

The Benefits of Having a Lucky Bamboo Plant in Your House

Here at Ambient, we’re often asked if we can buy bamboo from someone’s home or yard. The easy answer is no, but that doesn’t mean that the conversation ends there. Bamboo flooring is most often manufactured using moso bamboo – known for its size and strength. If you have bamboo growing in or around your house, … 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

The Interesting History of the Bamboo Plant & Its Uses

image showing a chair and a basket on bamboo flooring

The history of the usage of bamboo by humans dates back to more than 5000 years ago. Its longevity speaks for its functionality and efficiency. Ever since the Song Dynasty in ancient China, bamboo has man uses. From basic construction materials and clothing to food and medicine, this plant is extremely versatile. What is Bamboo, … Read more

13 Must-Have Bamboo Products For Your Sustainable Home

Wood products are common in the home – and for good reason! They are gorgeous, flexible in style, and add a natural warmth to any room. Traditional woods, however, can damage the environment when harvested, and the production process has an immense carbon footprint. Bamboo products have become an increasingly popular alternative for sustainable initiatives. … Read more

Can I Sell You My Homegrown Bamboo?

Home-grown bamboo in gardens

At Ambient Bamboo Floors, we’re often asked: Will you buy the bamboo in my backyard? While we support recycling and re-use, unfortunately, the answer is no.  There are many different reasons for this – the key one being that the Moso bamboo species we use in our flooring is a different species than what exists … Read more