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How To Choose The Right Flooring Material?

Aug 17, 2007
Nowadays there is no shortage of flooring material available; you can get any kind, in any budget and have the benefit of outstanding quality and looks as well. Still, the bamboo flooring material gives you that little extra that tilts the scales towards selecting it.

First and foremost the bamboo flooring material is one of the more durable materials existing today in the marketplace. Also, it looks exclusive in texture and design. No matter what effect you can get with wood, you can get better with the bamboo.

There is amazing grain design with the wood flooring; with the bamboo, you get added accentuated round -ring grain design that produces an astonishingly graceful effect. In addition, you can also have the bamboo flooring material stained to look just like wood, if you so desire. This kind of flooring is certainly more environment friendly than any other material offered. The bamboo is categorized as grass, which grows as quickly.

Since it is simple to farm (you can have a crop ready for harvesting in about 7 years only), it is less expensive and better to use than wood, which takes at least a few decades to mature to the desired levels. In this way, you can have your wood type flooring yet not destroying precious forests.

The Advantages of Bamboo Flooring Material

This amazing plant often grows in Asia. It is harvested for marketable purposes in various countries including India and China. The Chinese bamboo has been aggressively promoted in the West for which it controls the markets. The subject of conservation of natural resources, (the most vital of which are the forests) has made the bamboo a hot substitute not only as flooring material but also for the common substitute of wood in production of furniture and many home decor products as well.

Since the bamboo is gaining acceptance in West and all over the world as substitute for wood, there is new financial motivation for people in the underdeveloped Asian countries for farming this amazing plant, and thereby protecting and actively preventing the exhaustion of forests.

The bamboo flooring material is as good as the best wood flooring there is, and matches it in all aspects, i.e. durability, looks and low maintenance needs. In other words, when you select bamboos for your flooring, you not only get yourself an outstanding deal in terms of material and budget but also you are directly contributing to reduction of the global green house effect by preventing the further exhaustion of forests.

Rubber Flooring

Are you one of those athletic people who have their personal exercise stations at home? Or do you have a baby that is presently learning to walk around the room? If you are one of those people who keeps an energetic lifestyle and does work out each day, you should think about using rubber flooring on your exercise station.

According to experts, using rubber flooring on your work out area will aid lessen the impact of exercising on your knees and heels. For people who have a baby that is presently learning to walk, rubber flooring is very vital. Since you can expect your baby to fall a lot whilst learning to walk, you might as well provide something soft for your baby to fall on. The good thing about rubber flooring is that it is soft and bouncy that your baby will not actually get injure even if he falls flat on its face while trying to walk.

Selecting the correct rubber flooring for your home could be very enjoyable. If you want to put the rubber flooring on your exercise station, you can select one of those nice interlocking rubber tiles that will allow you to assemble it on the floor without adhesive.

The good thing about these rubber flooring is that it is extremely simple to set up. In fact, you can set up by yourself in just a couple of minutes. What is more fascinating about rubber flooring is that each tile has a modular interlocking design that will permit you to substitute worn out parts of the floor anytime. When you feel that a certain section of the flooring is already spoiled, you can just get a few tiles that are sufficient to cover that spoiled section of the floor and fit it right in.

Now, if you are setting up the flooring in your baby's room, there are various pleasant designs that would really look good in your baby's room. There are many bright colored rubber tiles, which could be very attractive for your baby.
About the Author
Cindy Heller is a professional writer. To learn more about other floorings such as rubber flooring tile and vinyl tile flooring, please visit tile flooring and laminate flooring care guide.
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