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Protecting your Bamboo Floor from Building Work

If you are renovating or decorating your room and having a new bamboo floor, the floor should be the last part of the room to be added. All decorating should be finished and then your new floor can be laid.  However, if you are keeping your existing bamboo floor and decorating around it, you will need to protect it from the building work.   What could damage my bamboo floor? All manne...

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Added January 19, 2021
Case Study - BEXLEYHEATH, KENT
Case Study - BEXLEYHEATH, KENT

Lounge and hallway modernised with solid carbonised bamboo flooring [caption id="attachment_2288" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Carbonised bamboo flooring in a beautiful living area[/caption] Chris and his wife had been looking for a replacement for their downstairs carpet and liked the idea of a solid natural floor.  After researching different options they decided that bamboo was ...

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Added January 26, 2021
Case Study - BROADSTONE, DORSET
Case Study - BROADSTONE, DORSET

Carbonised horizontal bamboo flooring throughout the lounge and entrance hall of a modern bungalow. Tristan has lived in his bungalow in Dorset for over a year and decided it was time to replace the outdated carpet.  He knew that he wanted a hard-wearing modern f...

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Added February 1, 2021
Case Study - FAKENHAM, NORFOLK
Case Study - FAKENHAM, NORFOLK

Carbonised strand woven bamboo flooring through the upstairs of a fully refurbished coach house. [caption id="attachment_2301" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Strand Woven Carbonised Bamboo in a bedroom[/caption] While Joe was completely refurbishing this 200-year-old coach house, he wanted a hard floor to go upstairs, which complemented the style and features of the rest of house.  ...

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Added February 12, 2021
Case Study - EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE
Case Study - EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE

Carbonised strand woven bamboo flooring throughout the hallway, stair case, landing and four bedrooms Nicole wanted to replace the carpet running throughout the hallway, stairs, landing and bedrooms of her detached home in East Riding of Yorkshire.  After looking at a few different alternatives, Nicole chose bamboo flooring as it is an “environmentally friendly, fast growing resource.”  T...

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Added February 19, 2021
Case Study - BRIDPORT, DORSET
Case Study - BRIDPORT, DORSET

Modern New Build with Natural Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring throughout the ground floor through to a spiral staircase.   In the spring of 2019, Mark and Julia embarked on an amazing adventure of building their own house in the beautiful market town of Bridport, Dorset.  In early 2020, they were ready for flooring to be chosen.  Bamboo flooring was their first choice due to its “eco-credenti...

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Added June 1, 2020
Case Study - WARWICKSHIRE
Case Study - WARWICKSHIRE

Bungalow Renovation Project with Stone Grey Strand Woven Parquet Block Bamboo Flooring. Keith and Jeanette from Warwickshire have recently renovated their bungalow.  The project involved new flooring for the lounge, hallway and porch.  They wanted continuity throughout these rooms but were initially unsure of which flooring to use.   Oak flooring was one option as they have...

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Added September 21, 2020
Case Study - GRANGE-OVER-SANDS, CUMBRIA
Case Study - GRANGE-OVER-SANDS, CUMBRIA

Ground Floor and Garage Renovation Creating Large Open Plan Area using Natural Strand Woven Parquet Block Bamboo Flooring When Stuart decided to renovate his garage to create a large open plan living space, he knew exactly which floor to use.  He had used bamboo flooring in a previous home and liked its sustainability so decided to use it again. This time Stuart chose Natural Strand W...

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Added October 6, 2020
Case Study - NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME
Case Study - NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME

Parquet block bamboo flooring in a modern open plan kitchen and dining area Jake and Hayley have lived in their 1930s house for seven years.  They had planned for an extension to create a beautiful open plan kitchen and dining area, and needed a new floor to complement the sophisticated new room.  The work started in January 2020 and continued throughout the beginning of the year.  By...

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Added November 9, 2020
Case Study - ROTHLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE
Case Study - ROTHLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE

A mixture of strand woven bamboo plank and parquet block throughout this Leicestershire bungalow Mike, from Rothley, decided to replace the carpets and change the hallway flooring in his Leicestershire bungalow.  This included an entrance hall, study, lounge and dining room, for which he needed over 60 square meters of flooring.  Mike had already decided that he did not want to have ne...

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Added November 17, 2020
Horizontal Bamboo Flooring
Horizontal Bamboo Flooring

Horizontal bamboo flooring is one of the original styles of bamboo flooring.  It is a popular eco-friendly alternative to hardwood flooring.  Its strength is comparable to Oak flooring, but horizontal bamboo can be found at a fraction of the price.  If you choose this type of flooring, you will not be disappointed; it can be used in most rooms in your home, is easy to look after and you are get...

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Added December 3, 2020
Vertical Bamboo Flooring
Vertical Bamboo Flooring

Vertical bamboo flooring gives a unique looking floor that is elegant and sophisticated.  It is one of the original styles of bamboo flooring and is still as popular decades later.  This eco-friendly alternative to hardwood flooring is as strong as Oak flooring but can be found at just a fraction of the cost.  Vertical bamboo flooring will not disappoint; it is versatile, easy to care for and o...

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Added December 7, 2020
What is a Bamboo Door Bar?
What is a Bamboo Door Bar?

A bamboo door bar is a strip of bamboo that goes in a doorway. An expansion gap should be left in all doorways to allow for the bamboo flooring to move and change with fluctuations in temperature and humidity. You will want to cover this gap over with something and that is what a door bar is for. For more information on expansion gaps have a look at the following: What is an expansion gap? B...

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Added December 30, 2020
Bamboo Flooring: The Smart Choice
Bamboo Flooring: The Smart Choice

Bamboo flooring is a smart choice for many reasons.  It is no surprise that we should be looking after our plant more carefully and what better way to do so than use a renewable and sustainable resource.  Bamboo is a fantastic eco-friendly alternative to hardwood flooring. By choosing bamboo flooring you are helping to protect the environment.  Bamboo grows extremely fast and can be harveste...

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Added January 9, 2021
Where should I leave left over planks of bamboo flooring?
Where should I leave left over planks of bamboo flooring?

If you have any left-over planks of bamboo flooring you may want to keep them for a future project, or in case of any repair works.  When ordering your flooring, if you have calculated the size of the room correctly, you should only be left with minimal planks. Unless of course, you have ordered extra for another project.   Where should I keep left over planks of bamboo flooring? If y...

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Added January 13, 2021
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