Three Basic Knowledge About Bamboo Flooring

Do you already know some basic knowledge about bamboo flooring? If not, this is the exact article for you, and for other people who are not familiar with bamboo flooring.

Firstly, what is the main varieties of bamboo flooring?

In short, according to different standards of classification, bamboo flooring can be divided into different types. Based on its raw material and manufacturing technique, it can be divided into pure bamboo flooring, engineered bamboo and wood flooring, reconsolidated bamboo flooring.

Meanwhile, based on the products structure, it can be divided into flat pressing bamboo flooring and side pressing bamboo flooring. Strictly speaking, bamboo flooring should be composite structure because it should be adhered together among too many bamboo canes, therefore its quality is mainly dependent on the quality of bamboo canes, glue and its moisture content.

Secondly, what is the main color of bamboo flooring and their different effects on surface? At the beginning in bamboo flooring market, it is common to find such flooring with natural color and coffee color after being carbonized. All these bamboo flooring have clear and natural bamboo texture, however, they are so monotonous, which is exactly the reason people don’t select it for home or office at the outset.

In order to enrich the colors of bamboo flooring, they have been processed with colorful oil painting on its embryonic plate surface, right now, you can find bamboo flooring with orange color, dark brown color, wheat color and even black. Under such circumstance, you can also clearly see the bamboo natural texture.

Sometimes people would find some bamboo flooring with wooden texture, don’t worry, it just be processed with specific manufacturing technique. In addition to smooth surface, some bamboo flooring have other textures such as scratched texture, what’s more, in Japan, you can also find some bamboo flooring with bamboo joint, which is so unique and charming.

Thirdly, the thicker bamboo flooring, the better performance of keeping warm, right? When buying bamboo flooring, lots of consumers are likely to choose the thicker flooring because, in their standpoints, on the one hand, it is more comfortable when walking on thicker flooring, on the other hand, such flooring has better performance of keeping warm, in general, they will buy bamboo flooring with thickness of 15mm to 18mm. However, this is not the fact.

As you know, bamboo is one of poor conductor, and its heat conductivity coefficient should be between 0.17 and 0.34, if paving too much thicker bamboo flooring at home, quantity of heat can not be passed completely if there is floor heating system at home. What’s more, because different temperature differences on its surface and bottom, flooring is easy to be out of shape.

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