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On this page, we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions. If your question is not on this list please click the button below and we will call you and answer it.
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Bamboo Warehouse flooring has UV protection in its pre-finish, however, it is still advisable to avoid excessive direct sunlight exposure to your floor, as colour changes may occur due to the natural sugars found in bamboo.
Therefore blinds and curtains are a good idea over windows especially if your windows face the heat of the sun.
Strand woven bamboo flooring is a natural material that responds to changes in humidity. Just like you do, so if you’re feeling hot and sweaty in a room your floors feel the same way meaning it's time to open your windows or turn on your air con turned. If you're comfortable in your home your floors will feel comfortable.
What about underfloor heating - we hear you ask? We recommend a longer period of time for the bamboo to acclimatise before installation. This allows for the contraction of the planks to take place before the floor is laid and will limit the changes later on. The under-floor heating will need to be set at an average temperature while the planks are adjusting and accommodating for the lack of moisture in the air.
Having said that, taking some precautions to stop serious deep scratches would be ideal. We suggest:
We have some recommendations of what to do should the floodgates open:
If your floor will have a large amount of foot traffic and/or the requirement to bear a lot of weight we strongly recommend selecting our Strand Woven flooring. It's incredibly strong, the Janka Hardness Test places it right up there with the hardest woods known to man. It's strong enough to stand up to the rigours associated with commercial environments, giving business owners the option of going green without sacrificing durability. Our flooring accommodates contraction and expansion in the bamboo by moving as a single unit, which means it handles weight very well.
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