Bamboo Flooring: Green Alternatives to Timber Floors Stonewood Natural Bamboo: Stonewood is a Hot Press Solid board with a Drop lock system to make installation very easy. This is the most dense bamboo flooring available.
When it comes to durability you will find that both engineered and bamboo floors offer great durability and a long lifespan. Lifespan of engineered hardwood floors depend on a wear layer, thickness and the hardness of the wood species. Bamboo floors (strand woven) are known for their strength and durability and it can range from 1180 over 5000 based on the Janka hardness test. These impressive numbers indicate that certain types of bamboo planks are stronger than oak, walnut or maple.
Truly a lifetime floor, solid bamboo flooring is designed to be installed once and enjoyed forever. Additionally, Java Fossilized® gives you added peace of mind should you ever decide to resurface your bamboo floors in the future.
A hot trend for cutting-edge kitchens, bamboo floors are harder than many types of wood and come in a variety of sizes, colors, patterns and textures. Honey-colored woven bamboo floors add contemporary flair in the kitchen. Image courtesy of EcoTimber.