Bamboo flooring is well known for its eco-friendliness, sustainability and durability. However, most manufacturers of bamboo floors use a urea-formaldehyde resin for the lamination process. While formaldehyde is known to have various health hazards, there is a lot of misleading information regarding formaldehyde in bamboo flooring online. Here we’ll explore the question of safety when it comes to using bamboo flooring containing formaldehyde in your home.
What is Formaldehyde?
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In the previous blog, we’ve discussed the grain types and colours of bamboo flooring. In today’s post, we’ll discuss the different types of textures and installation methods to help you make the right purchase decision.
There are three types of bamboo textures available for flooring purposes. Each has a unique look.
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As an environment-friendly and renewable resource of flooring, bamboo is a popular choice among many homeowners. If you’re planning to install bamboo flooring in your home, it’s important that you the options available to make the right choice. There are various grain types, colours, textures and installation methods to choose from when it comes to bamboo flooring.
There are 3 types of bamboo flooring grain choices. Each caters to different requirements.
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There are so many types and varieties of flooring options available in the market today. Moreover, with several types of finishes and styles, choosing a flooring material for your home often becomes a daunting task. If you’ve already narrowed your focus and decided to go for either bamboo flooring or engineered hardwood, we can help you make a better-informed decision. In this blog, we’ll see the pros and cons of both these types of flooring.
What is Bamboo Flooring?
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When it comes to choosing a kitchen floor, most homeowners look for an option that’s durable and functional. Besides traditional floorings like marble tiles, linoleum or rubber, a lot of people are now inclined towards modern kitchen floorings like cork, hardwood, and ceramic. If you’re thinking considering installing cork for your kitchen floor renovation, here’s a list of things you must know before stepping in to invest.
Is Cork Flooring a Good Choice for Kitchen?
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