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Floor Focus: Explore the Beauty of Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring is a beautiful yet sturdy choice for your flooring needs. The tough fibers create a surface that makes it ideal for areas with high foot traffic

1 min read
Published on June 07, 2022

Bamboo flooring is a beautiful yet sturdy choice for your flooring needs. The tough fibers create a surface that makes it ideal for areas with high foot traffic—even commercial spaces. It can also be a more affordable option than traditional hardwood flooring, with much of the same visual appeal.

dining room with bamboo flooring
AquaSeal 7mm+pad Strand Carbonized Distressed Engineered 72 Water-Resistant Bamboo Flooring 7.5 in. Wide

 

Choosing Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo comes in a variety of options that gives you the versatility to create the look you want on any level of your home. You can even install it on your wall as an eye-catching feature. There are even water-resistant options available, so you could install it in practically every room of your home.

If you're looking to create a consistent aesthetic, this could be the flooring for you.

Color

We carry bamboo flooring in a variety of colors, from white to deep brown, with every shade of red, copper, and gold in between. Finish You can find bamboo flooring in smooth or subtlely distressed textures—just as you can with traditional hardwood flooring.

Preparing your Bamboo Flooring Installation - Acclimation

One thing that sets bamboo flooring apart is that you can install it on any level of your home—and you can even install our water-resistant options in areas prone to getting wet. Like most flooring, bamboo requires acclimation. Because of the various options available acclimation times can vary. Always check your product's installation guidelines for more details.

Installation

Your installation method will depend on the profile of your bamboo planks. Planks with a tongue and groove profile can be nailed or glued to your subfloor, or nailed with glue assist. Click profile floors can be floated over the subfloor without the need for glue or nails. This is a quicker, easier installation that's more DIY-friendly.

Maintenance and Care for Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring is low maintenance, making cleaning a breeze. Be sure to remove dust and dirt regularly with a soft cloth or vacuum cleaner, and quickly wipe away any spills. Use Bellawood Floor Cleaner to deep clean your whole floor and clean spots and soiled areas.

Tough, stylish, and affordable, bamboo flooring is a great option if you want to recreate the look of traditional hardwood. Explore the full collection of high-performance bamboo floors at LL Flooring to find the one that's right for you.-