Bamboo is a grass, plantation grown, rapidly renewable over and over from the same root stalk, growing to full maturity in 5 to 6 years, opposed to woods of comparable hardness that take 50-150 years to mature making it a truly sustainable resource.
Today Bamboo's strength, natural beauty and environmentally-friendly characteristics make it a perfect alternative to wood flooring. Bamboo is harder, more moisture resistant, more stable that Oak. Its High-tech commercial grade finish system outperforms most factory finishes and it is more durable than jobsite applied finishes Hardwood core offers superior stability.
Thick, resandable Bamboo wear layers offer a lifetime of use
Bamboo is found mainly in two colors: a Natural hue and a darker caramelized tone called amber.
Carbonizing gives Bamboo a richer, caramel color with brown graining.
Natural bamboo is light yellow in color..
It is however possible to stain the natural planks in different colors such as Wheat, Chestnut, Charcoal and many more.
Bamboo is available in vertical (thinner, narrower bamboo) or horizontal grain (wider, flat looking grains)..
Bamboo can be glued or nailed down.
It can be floated above or below grade