8 Benefits of Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo is a relatively new type of flooring on the market, but because of its eco-friendliness, strength, durability and cost effectiveness, it is fast becoming a popular option. If you’re still undecided on your flooring, here are 7 benefits of bamboo flooring that might help you make a decision.

#1. Eco-friendly & Sustainable

Bamboo flooring is made from a natural material that, unlike timber, is highly renewable. After bamboo has been harvested, the root continues to grow, and it takes only 3 to 5 years to grow into maturity. In comparison, some trees take 50 years to grow to timber harvest size. So, bamboo flooring make an excellent eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to timber flooring.

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#2. Cost-effective

If you like the idea of timber flooring, but can’t justify the price tag, then bamboo makes for a great alternative as it can often be as much as 25 to 50% cheaper than hardwood flooring, all while still looking fairly similar, as well as still offering the luxury and character of a natural product.

#3. Easy Installation

Installing bamboo flooring in your home, office or commercial space is a pretty simple and straightforward process. It can be installed over a number of different subfloors, like wood or tile, and is often installed as floating floorboards.

#4. Durable & Strong

Bamboo flooring is extremely strong, hard and durable, making it perfect for high traffic areas. It can have a very long life expectancy if it is properly installed and properly cared for and maintained, keeping its fresh look for decades.

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#5. Hygenic

Bamboo is a great flooring option for people with allergies or asthma, as it doesn’t harbour dirt and dust particles, and is resistant to mildew and mould, that would usually thrive in carpet.

#6. Easy to Clean

All you really need to do to care for bamboo flooring is give it a daily sweep with soft-bristle brush, and clean it weekly with a timber floor cleaning product. And you can prevent scratches and damages by having a no shoes indoors policy, using protection pages on your furniture, cleaning spills immediately and keeping your pets claws short.

#7. Stylish

Available in a number of different colours, styles and finishes, bamboo flooring also looks really good. It can give you the beautiful look of timber, for a fraction of the cost, and adds a clean, modern aesthetic to any room.

If you’re considering installing bamboo flooring in your home or office (and why wouldn’t you with all of these amazing benefits on offer?), make sure you come see the team at Kawana Flooring Warehouse and we can show you our range of options available. Contact us today or come see us at our showroom in Warana.