Bamboo grows back about every five years, rather than taking decades to re-grow like other trees do, which are used for flooring purposes. You should be well aware of the pros and cons of bamboo flooring before you decide to go for it. Though it can be safely said that the pros of bamboo flooring outnumber the cons. Bamboo flooring is more affordable because it is so plentiful, and is of high quality. You need to make sure that you are using the proper techniques when you are going for a bamboo flooring installation.

Simple bamboo nowadays has turned into beautiful, durable, stable hardwood flooring that can be a great addition to any home, thanks to the modern technologies. The installation process of bamboo flooring is akin to installing any other type of hardwood floor, depending on the ones that you buy. If you want to install a floating bamboo floor, you'll need to follow the instructions which are specific for this particular kind of installation, which include putting down the filling under the floor and then snapping the planks one by one into place.

You'll need to take the time to ensure that the floor is dry, clean, and level first, if you buy actual hardwood floor planks and plan on installing the same. In such cases, you'll need to secure the planks to the floor with adhesive. Keep in mind that if the floor isn't level, the boards will stoop and screech over time. Then there is the danger of the sub floor rotting, underneath your beautiful new floors, if in the first place the floor is not dry. That’s a horrible experience which no one should have to encounter. As long as you take your time and are able to follow a few simple steps, bamboo flooring installation is a simple enough process which is not costly or demanding.

However, if you don’t have the time and would prefer to have it professionally done, there are many professional installation services out there that can do the work for you. When you buy your floors, depending on the dealer or the shop, you might even be able to get free installation as a part of the service when you buy your floors. There might even be a few shops that have discounted installation prices if you buy your flooring items from them. Bamboo flooring installation hence can be done by oneself, or it can be installed by professionals, and as long as the job is getting done in an efficient manner, it is the best choice in flooring nowadays.

Multiple tests must be performed on the bamboo to make sure it is strong enough to handle where it is being installed, before the actual bamboo flooring installation can be done. The bamboo is actually more durable than other types of flooring, and they are more environmentally friendly compared to wood. Bamboo it can expand quickly, as it has the tendency to absorb moisture. So it is advisable to leave the planks in the room for up to a week or more, where they are going to be installed in. This allows them to get used to the dampness in that room, and makes them ready for the perfect installation.

Author's Bio: 

The author of this article , Nash Jeo is an interior decoration professional, and have done extensive research on the pros and cons of bamboo flooring installation which is the current trend nowadays.