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Bamboo Flooring: Is it the Right Choice for Your Home?

by Support Team .

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Bamboo flooring is a hardwood flooring choice that is available to you for use within your home. Many homeowners choose this type of flooring because it offers many benefits that traditional woods floors do not. Below, we will discuss some of the reasons why you should consider bamboo flooring in your home.

1. Many Color Choices

One of the nice things about bamboo flooring is that it can be dyed virtually any color you want it to, which means it will match any of your home’s décor. In fact, you can choose from red hues, blond hues, and similar. If you do not want to have the flooring dyed, you can choose to leave it completely natural.

2. Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly

When you think about the trees that must die to provide you with flooring, you may start to feel bad. The plus side to choosing bamboo flooring is that all of the grass is used when it comes to making the flooring and the tree stump is not killed when the tree is being removed. In fact, the stump and roots remain intact, which means that the tree is able to continue growing stalks.

3. Hypoallergenic

Bamboo flooring is hypoallergenic, which means that it does not hold on to allergens, pests, dirt, dust, or other contaminants like carpet does. Any family with allergens will benefit greatly from choosing this type of flooring.

4. Fire and Moisture Resistant

Accidents happen and when they do, you want to know that you are protected. Bamboo floors are both moisture and fire resistant for complete protection. Unfortunately, homes with carpets are a fire risk because carpet is not fire resistant. Bamboo flooring does not burn easily, which means even if a fire starts, it will not thrive on your flooring.

In addition, if something spills on the floor, you do not have to worry about the bamboo warping or peeling up like some other options. Finished bamboo floors allow water to bead up and you can quickly wipe the water without any lasting damage.

As you can see, bamboo flooring is a great choice for any home. In addition to the above reasons to choose it, you should also choose it because it is beautiful, affordable, and easy to install.

If you are considering hardwood flooring for your home, check out these great hardwood options.

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