What is carbonized solid bamboo flooring?
Carbonized bamboo flooring is simply bamboo flooring that has been processed (in a carbonized oven) to make it appear darker. Other types of flooring, such as wood, can appear darker with stains and different finishing techniques, but the flooring under the stain is still its original color.
What happens if bamboo flooring gets wet?
Although bamboo flooring is fairly water resistant, it is still at risk of water damage if excessive water is allowed to soak into the planks of flooring. Water damage can cause the bamboo to warp, distort and become discoloured.
Is bamboo flooring good for kitchen?
The answer is yes, you can use bamboo flooring in a kitchen. First of all, you will find bamboo flooring to be extremely versatile and can be installed in almost any room in your home. It will look great in your kitchen and you will find it to be a very stable and durable floor covering.
What does carbonized wood mean?
February 01, 2017. Carbonization of wood occurs through heat-treating. The heat literally caramelizes the naturally occurring sugars in the wood, creating a rich caramel brown color. The color of carbonized wood is warmer than the color that results from fuming/smoking.
Why is my bamboo floor buckling?
Buckling, also called cupping or crowning, is the most extreme case of too much moisture exposure for wood flooring. When a plank has begun to separate from the sub-flooring, it has begun buckling. Although most cases of too much moisture or humidity can be solved before buckling occurs, it does happen.
Do bamboo floors scratch easily?
When compared to hardwood, bamboo is slightly more resistant to water damage. And bamboo is slightly harder than many hardwoods, giving it somewhat better resistance to scratches and dents. But this is not a water-proof or scratch-proof material. Take care to protect the floor against standing water and from scratches.