Bamboo Floor Installation

02/01/2018

Bamboo Flooring is the Path To Walk On

Bamboo as a material choice for your Perth home is one of the most cost-effective and eco-friendly choices you can make to install your flooring, stairs and decks with natural material that has a homely feel. Also, installing bamboo flooring is easier than other more intricate flooring solutions.

With bamboo timber flooring, you have the choice to have your bamboo flooring installed as an unseen bamboo floating floor, however a lot of Perth homes prefer the bamboo floating floor because of its more tile-like look. Your bamboo flooring for your Perth home is your choice in the end.

However, let’s look at some of bamboo flooring uses, the benefits and drawbacks of installing bamboo flooring:

Bamboo decks
If you’re looking for a new deck to stand out, then bamboo installation is the way to go. Here’s why:

The use of bamboo can influence the outline of decks while decreasing its effect on nature because it actually generates more oxygen, making your living and working climate healthier.

The utilisation of bamboo as an option to conventional decking is the better deck choice for your Perth home. When you are renovating your deck or including to your home, think about installing bamboo as a practical choice to the plastic composite deck materials

Bamboo stairs
The amazing thing about bamboo flooring stairs is that bamboo stair treads are available in natural and carbonized bamboo in addition to many other colours. If you select the ‘classic’ or ‘solid’ bamboo stair risers, they come in vertical or horizontal grain as well as strand-woven treads.

Do you know what this means? More choices – but above all it makes it more than three times stronger than traditional hardwood such as oak.

Bamboo flooring pros and cons
The pros outweigh the cons, but you be the judge:

- Pros

Easy to install
The material is readily available because bamboo reaches maturity from between four to six years, whereas other typical trees used for flooring may only be harvested after between twenty to fifty years.

Humidity | Water resistant
Bamboo floating floors are not affected like other woods when it comes to rain. They simply contract and relax in a natural way without experiencing the damage that other types of wood flooring may experience.

Ecologically- friendly
Bamboo flooring comes from a plant that is a very renewable resource that is able to grow to maturity in as little as three to five years. This is much faster than hardwood trees, which can take upwards of twenty to fifty years before harvesting.

- Cons

No grading system
There is no official board to grade any of the bamboo flooring presently in Australia, which means you may not be sure of the quality of the bamboo you will be receiving. However, this can be remedied by applying to reputable flooring specialists.

Scratches
Although bamboo flooring is easy to clean and maintain, there is the possibility that scratches can occur if it is not maintained often enough. Small dirty particles, probably brought in by your dog, can cause scratch marks on your pristine bamboo flooring. This is easily solved with our floor refinishing and floor repairs services.

Bamboo flooring can be laid over several types of sub-floors including concrete, vinyl and plywood. Bamboo installation experts will evaluate your sub-floor and will either nail or glue the bamboo boards to the floor. It’s important that you allow the professionals to install your bamboo flooring to ensure resilience and longevity.

If you want to know more about installing bamboo flooring, it’s best advised to speak to a professional or call Webb Timber Floors, a trusted bamboo flooring expert in Perth, on 0400-895-393.