When designing a house, we should not just limit our creativity to what the colour scheme should be, what kind of tiles to use and what furniture would suit the room.

Small factors must be considered because you may never know how big their effects can be. Now, among those small yet critical factors to take into account is the flooring.

When deciding on the flooring of your house, there are many factors to consider. The most integral factor to take into account is whether such flooring will suit the overall look of your interior; it is always safe to opt for a design that will blend harmoniously to whatever the theme of your room is.

Now deciding to go for bamboo flooring or the hardwood flooring enters the equation?

It is true that hardwood timber is perfect to use because it is not just elegant but it can further balance the tone of your interior. Though, this is one of the traditional options to try, have you ever really considered the benefits of bamboo flooring? It is normal to become curious about your options when it comes to the hardwood and bamboo flooring, especially since the latter is growing in popularity.

Bamboo flooring offer lots of benefits that make it a perfect choice for people who are on the look for a hardwearing flooring option. Plus, bamboo flooring gives people that wonderful feeling of knowing that they are able to reap its environmental benefits once they decided to install it within their home.

Bamboo is naturally a grass, despite the fact that people live in the urban centres of most cities today, many would think that this tree-like grass can’t possibly be good for flooring. The truth of the matter is that through time and much development, bamboo has been recognized for its qualities such as density and its rapid growth, of up to 3 feet in one day, during peak growing seasons. Bamboo is available all year round because it can be harvested in less than 7 years. Hardness is guaranteed, which makes it a suitable choice for flooring in the home.

The biggest benefit of using bamboo flooring is the fact that it offers durability, superior to that of any hardwood. The compressed bamboo flooring is considered as one of the hardest floors in the market place today. It has been tested to be 73% harder than traditional Jarrah flooring including Blackbutt and Marri. . For this reason, this compressed bamboo flooring is perfect both for residential and commercial use.

There are misconceptions that if you pick bamboo you will be limited to the look of the bamboo flooring and its overall colour. The truth of the matter is that some bamboo boards can look quite similar, in appearance, to that of hardwood timber flooring. Bamboo is also available in an array of colours and profiles, all looking different in there grain and appearance.

The biggest consideration when picking a bamboo floor is the cost. Although, the price may be comparable to that of traditional hardwood floor, most of the time bamboo is relatively cheaper because it’s easy to install and maintain whilst being eco-friendly.

Make bamboo your choice the next time you are either home renovating or newly constructing because you will love all the benefits that bamboo flooring has!


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