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The Pros and Cons of Bamboo Flooring

Pros:
Eco Friendly: Made from natural vegetation and is highly renewable!
Easy Maintenance: This flooring is relatively easy to maintain, just sweep and vacuum it regularly.
Price: Usually priced about the same level as hardwood floors.
Durable: certain types can be hard, strong, and very durable.
Style: Bamboo can elevate the elegance of a building instantly.
Refinishing: Can be sanded down and then reapplying the finishing coats to give it a fresh new look.

Cons:
Manufacturing Emissions: The adhesive used the creation process of bamboo releases volatile organic chemicals (VOC) into the air.
Scratches: While easy to maintain it is nearly impossible to keep perfect if used regularly.
Humidity: If the floor installed in a very humid area it can cause the planks to plump.
No Grading System: Bamboo has no independent system to judge between a grade B product and a grade A one.


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