Bamboo Floors – 101

When one thinks of Bamboo floors they typically think that they are a variety of wood. However, bamboo is a grass that is grown throughout Asia. The process used to create the planks is what gives this incredibly durable natural resource it’s hardwood appearance.

After the bamboo is harvested, which occurs every three to eight years after the grass has matured, it then is processed into strips. Those solid bamboo strips are then bound together and processed utilizing various methods.

Bamboo makes for an interesting “wood” floor, it has an exotic look with an affordable price tag compared to actual hardwoods. Prices for bamboo floors can range from $2.00 SQFT to upwards of $12 SQFT

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