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

The Amazing Modern Uses of Bamboo

Uses of Bamboo in Modern Day

The history of humans using bamboo can be traced back at least 7,000 years. During the time of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century B.C), ancient Chinese citizens were already using bamboo as a part of their daily life. They used bamboo for everything from food and clothing to their housing and transportation. Bamboo played a … 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