Bamboo: Planet-Friendly Hardwood Floors

If you’ve just got have hardwood floors but are battling with the eco-friendliness of the decision, we may have an answer for you: bamboo floors. Although the product involves cutting down grass, which is what bamboo really is, it is seen as planet friendly because it only takes up to six years to mature in comparison to 100 plus years for traditional hardwood flooring material.

Flooring professionals say those opting for bamboo floors should make sure that the glue used is formaldehyde free. Industry experts advise that buyers ensure that their bamboo is Forrest Stewardship Council certified, which means the product hails from a forest that was harvested in the proper and safest manner.

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