Bamboo flooring can be nailed or floated and its strength and dimensional stability compare very well with traditional wood flooring. Some bamboo flooring products are highly dent resistant. Other bamboo flooring products are softer, so be sure to check with the manufacturer for product warranty information. The cost for prefinished bamboo flooring typically ranges from $4 to $8 per square foot plus installation. Common thicknesses for bamboo flooring products are ?, 5/8, and ? inches. Widths range from 3 to 4 inches and lengths range from 2 to 6 feet.
Besides the environmental benefits of this sustainable, fast-growing resource, bamboo makes an attractive, stable, dent-resistant alternative to wood flooring.
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