The Benefits of Bamboo Flooring

22 May 2017 | Renovating

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When it comes to choosing a flooring that will best suit your home, bamboo is an option that is often overlooked. Here are some reasons you should consider this stylish and modern flooring option for your home.

Eco-friendly

Bamboo is made of natural vegetation. Unlike timber, bamboo is highly renewable and is able to grow to maturity in as little as three to five years. This means when you invest in bamboo floors you can feel at ease with your choice and know you are not harming the environment.

Affordable

Bamboo flooring often comes at a very affordable price making it a great option for homes, offices and commercial spaces. If you like the idea of wooden or timber floors but can’t justify the price tag, bamboo is usually 25% to 50% less expensive than hardwood floors yet it looks fairly similar.

Easy to install

Installing bamboo floorboards is a relatively straightforward and simple process. Bamboo floors are often installed as floating floorboards and can be installed over a number of sub-floors such as wood, or tile.

Durable

Bamboo flooring is often extremely strong, hard and durable. making it a great floor option for those high traffic areas and perfect for family homes. Most brands of bamboo flooring will last as long as traditional hardwood floors. A quality bamboo can last a decade with care and minimal exposure to grit, high heels and pet nails.

Hygienic

If you have someone in your family who suffers from allergies or asthma, bamboo can be a good flooring option as they do not harbour dirt and dust particles and are easy to clean and vacuum. Bamboo is also resistant to mildew and mould that can grow and thrive in some carpets and rugs.

Stylish

Bamboo can be produced in a range of wood-look styles in a variety of colours. This allows you to achieve the stunning look of beautiful hardwood floor for a fraction of the cost. For those who are drawn to a clean, modern aesthetic bamboo flooring will give any room a stylish contemporary appearance.

If you are considering getting some bamboo flooring installed in your home, why not check out the wide range of different colours and styles available at Andersens. You can view the Andersens bamboo floor range on the website or visit your local Andersens showroom.

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