Benefits of Bamboo Flooring

Like many, you may be considering bamboo flooring for your home. It’s a good idea to gather as many facts as you can before making a big decision. For decades now, bamboo floors have been widely used in the Pacific Rim, but it’s usage in America is just now catching up.

But, why the sudden surge in bamboo popularity?

Environmental Friendly:

Bamboo flooring comes from a fast growing, renewable resources that matures much faster than hardwood. Bamboo can reach heights well over 50 feet and is ready to harvest in 5 years. That’s fantastic news for hardwood forests, considering individual hardwood trees can take anywhere from 30 to 100+ years to mature. Additionally, bamboo roots will continue to produce new shoots even after the mature ones have been harvested. For these reasons, bamboo has become more readily available and more cost effective than previously before.


Historically used for industrial scaffolding in Japan, bamboo has proven itself to be more than strong enough for your family’s flooring needs.


Once installed, bamboo flooring is amazingly easy to maintain. It requires little more than a broom or vacuum to remove debris. You can also mop it on occasion with a damp mop or clean it with a non-wax, non-alkaline cleanser such as Mohawk Floor Car Essential Hardwood Cleaner.

Now that you know the facts, it is easy to see why bamboo flooring is becoming so popular. From its durability and ecological standpoint, bamboo is truly an all-around winner!