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Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring Bamboo has recently become the hottest trend in flooring, this is due to the aesthetics, product properties and easy installation methods, plus the environmental benefits are key reasons why people are choosing bamboo flooring.

Westco offers bamboo in dark and stranded shades, which is achieved through a carbonisation method. Further products are enhanced by the various plank construction, vertical and horizontal. The terms "horizontal" and "vertical; refer to the manner in which bamboo strips are fused together. In the horizontal style, the strips are laid flat so the top surface shows the bamboo’s natural growth rings, or "knuckles". In the vertical style, the strips are turned on their sides and laminated together in long, slender rows creating a different appearance. As bamboo is a grass rather than a tree, its finished appearance is very distinctive.

Durability is a key strength in using Bamboo as flooring as its very hard and is actually stronger than most hardwoods. Besides its hardness quality, bamboo is also very resilient and limits the chances of the product gapping, cupping, or warping. Other outstanding properties of bamboo are its moisture resistance, which allows the flooring to be used in Kitchen or Bathrooms, provided excessive amounts of water are not tipped onto the floor.

In an age of ever-growing concern over depletion of natural resources, especially of hardwood forests, the trend toward bamboo flooring could not be timelier. Bamboo is extremely fast growing additionally, since it is a grass.

Bamboo benefits:
  • Uniquely attractive
  • Strong and resilient
  • Bamboo floors are easy to clean.
  • Bamboo floors are ideal for allergy sufferers as they do not promote dust or harbor dust mites.
  • Bamboo flooring is an alternative to hardwood flooring.
  • Bamboo flooring is long lasting.
  • Bamboo floors are environmentally friendly.
With so many positive attributes, it’s no wonder that bamboo has become the hottest trend in flooring.

Need some help with our bamboo flooring products? Give our customer service team a call on 02920 376 700 and they would be happy to give you the right advice and get you on the way to securing an order for the right amount of bamboo flooring for you.
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