Top Flooring Trends You’ll See in 2022

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Is 2022 your year? If you are finally ready to tackle that remodel project you’ve been dreaming of, congrats! This is an exciting time for homeowners like you who want to make your space your own. Home remodels have risen in the last few years, and 2022 will be no different. So as you work … Read more

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Flooring – Gorgeous Floors That Are Good For Earth

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Flooring

More and more, people are concerned about using sustainable products and materials that are renewable and protect the ecology of the planet. For an environmentally friendly and exceptionally beautiful material, you can’t beat bamboo flooring. How it is eco-friendly? Long-lasting and harder than even traditional hardwood flooring, bamboo has been used for centuries as a … 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

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

8 Tips for Going Green in the Workplace

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Living a green lifestyle doesn’t stop at your front door or the edge of your property or when you get into the car. Being eco-responsible and reducing waste is something you can do in every aspect of your life, even in the workplace. While it would be great if you could convince your employer to … Read more

What Can You Do With Your Dryer Lint Instead of Throwing It Away?

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Last Updated: 10/19/2021 As a responsible homeowner, you know that it’s important to clean the dryer’s lint trap before or after every load to ensure that it doesn’t build up too thick. Most of us had this rule drilled into our parents’ minds as we became old enough to do our laundry, though some people … Read more

Go Green While Living Large

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Look around and it’s easy to see that tiny houses are the next big thing. Does that mean that lovers of living large should feel guilty about the carbon footprint their more spacious homes create? Do big families have to choose between an eco-friendly lifestyle or comfort? Are claustrophobic people relegated to green living purgatory, … Read more

Is Bamboo Plywood An Eco-Friendly Option?

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For consumers on a mission to surround themselves with eco-friendly building materials, they may be excited about bamboo products. The first question posed is, “Why is bamboo plywood eco-friendly?” The answers may surprise you. For far too long, suburban homeowners have considered bamboo to be a pesky weed that takes plenty of elbow-grease to keep … Read more

How Much Extra Bamboo Flooring Do I Order For Cutting & Waste?

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When you’re putting down flooring you want to be sure that you buy enough but you also don’t want to end up with an exceptional amount of waste, especially if you’re choosing for its green benefits. When you start looking at estimates for the amount of flooring you need, most sources tell you that you’re … Read more

Can I Sell You My Homegrown Bamboo?

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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