Installing new flooring in your home is an important investment. You have to choose the best flooring material which looks good, durable and easy on the pocket. With this, I would recommend that you use strand woven bamboo flooring. This type of flooring is 50% cheaper than hardwood flooring. It is made out of bamboo which is durable and a great alternative to hardwoods. While hardwoods take 60 to 120 years to reach maturity, bamboo can be harvested in 4 to 6 years which means that it is renewable than hardwoods. Choosing this kind of flooring means not chopping down hardwood trees that is why this is considered as the best environment friendly type of flooring.
What are the benefits of strand woven flooring? Bamboo flooring strand woven when installed is attractive in appearance with its beautiful and natural grain. It looks clean and natural, which closely resembles oak flooring. You can get strand woven flooring in various hues which could be lighter but some are darker. It also comes in several colors and styles which includes rustic, ebony, tiger stripe, cocoa, burgundy, natural and carbonized. You surely will have wide variety of options to choose from. A strand woven bamboo floor is safer and healthier for your home since it has natural anti - microbial properties making your home free of allergens, pathogens, and it is also resistant to mold and fungus. It is durable and will absolutely last a long time. It is very strong and can withstand high traffics areas of your home. It is also very easy to clean and to maintain. It is very affordable that you can just buy it for only $3.50 per square foot. You are getting a quality flooring material for a price so low but the benefits are outrageous. It also offers ease in the installation which allows you to save on the installation cost because you can just install it by yourself. There are three methods in which strand woven flooring can be installed. The first method is to directly glue it to a sub-floor. The second way is to simply lay it on an existing sub-floor or thin foam mat, a floating installation, that is. And the third method of installation is to nail or staple it to the sub-floor.
Over all, Strand woven bamboo floor has all the benefits of a typical hardwood floor for a price 50% lower than the latter. And most importantly, installing strand woven flooring, you are not contributing to the destruction of our great forests.
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