Why install Bamboo Flooring?
Bamboo flooring is durable, practical and from a sustainable and renewable resource. As one of the fastest growing plants on earth, bamboo has been used for centuries to make homes, boats, fishing poles and flooring. It's not until recent years when it gained popularity in the United States, but since becoming widely available has become one of the most popular flooring choices available. At iFLOOR we own thousands upon thousands of acres of this valuable resource, allowing us to control harvest, the time in between harvest and milling, and our eyes stay on it until it arrives to your home. While bamboo can be scratched, it's approximately 25% harder than red oak. It's perfect for use as kitchen flooring and when finished properly is very easy to maintain. Bamboo is very popular, but it's still not as popular as hardwood flooring. Hardwood floors are less expensive and easier to install than ever before, so hardwood flooring has also grown immensely in popularity. However, as an alternative to hard wood, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better substitute than bamboo flooring. Bamboo has a fresh, unique appearance and always takes center stage in a room. One thing you'll notice is everyone comments on its being different than the traditional floor, as it's just not yet engrained in our psyche like hardwood flooring. Wood is the obvious choice, but taking a step off the beaten path is what trendsetters do. Like hardwood, bamboo flooring can increase a home's value while also differentiating it from other homes. One thing you won't often hear (if at all) is,