Every homeowner seems to have a preference when it comes to floor. Some folks love the feel and the look of hardwood flooring. Others are partial to laminate flooring, vinyl flooring or some other material. Ultimately, a person’s preference for flooring comes down to two things: durability and look/feel.
If you’re looking for durable flooring and looks and feels great, look no further than bamboo flooring. If your local home improvement or furniture store is having a bamboo flooring sale, here’s why you need to take a second look at bamboo flooring:
- Bamboo flooring has a very high Janka rating, the test used to determine the hardness of flooring types and its resistance to wear and denting. In fact, only three types of wood flooring have a harder Janka rating than bamboo: Brazilian Teak, Tiete Chestnut, and Brazilian Walnut.
- As far as look goes, bamboo flooring has a contemporary, clean look that usually outperforms other types of
Wood stands as one of the oldest and most beloved construction materials, used for everything from canoes to galleons to houses and tools. Even today, in the face of advanced metal alloys and flexible and lightweight plastic, wood still has its place in modern construction. It has been replaced in some arenas, but wood is difficult or at least unnecessary to replace for other sorts of projects. Home building, for example, still involves plenty of hardwood, and a modern American house will have plenty of wooden surfaces and items in it alongside the concrete foundation, shingle roof, metal pipes for the plumbing, and glass in the windows. Today, many contractors can work with hardwoods of all sorts, and this ranges from restoring historic doors to classic wood windows and custom wood cabinets. In fact, home remodeling often involves refinishing