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Do dogs scratch bamboo floors?

Do dogs scratch bamboo floors?

Out of all wood flooring options, bamboo is the best flooring for dogs and one of the most popular for pet-friendly homes. Its natural hardness makes it more stain- and scratch-resistant than traditional hardwood floors. It is also naturally antimicrobial, which will keep your house free of mold and allergens.

Why does bamboo flooring scratch easily?

Nieto: A bamboo floor’s ability to resist scratches depends on the quality of the manufacturer’s finish. Not all bamboo flooring is created equal, and many producers cut costs by opting for a thinner or weaker top wear layer. This makes the flooring susceptible to scratching from high heels, furniture and pet claws.

Can bamboo floors get 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.

Are bamboo floors waterproof?

Bamboo is a grass, therefore more water resistant and resilient than hardwood, but it is not immune to water damage. Water damage may cause your bamboo floor to swell, warp, distort and can cause some discolouration.

How sturdy is bamboo flooring?

Typically, bamboo in its natural state carries a Janka hardness rating of around 1,300 to 1,400, making it harder than most oak flooring, and comparable to hard maple. However, some bamboo flooring products are carbonized to darken it.

What type of bamboo flooring is recommended for commercial use?

Strand Woven bamboo flooring is perfect for commercial use. It has been made in such a way that the planks of flooring are dimensionally stable and extremely durable. Bamboo fibres have been shredded and compressed under extreme pressure to create one of the hardest natural flooring planks.

What you should know about bamboo flooring?

A bamboo floor is a type of flooring produced from the bamboo plant. It is strong, durable, and gorgeous. Bamboo flooring is manufactured after smoothening and shining the bamboo. Unlike other woods, bamboo requires no cut and less processing before it can be utilized as a flooring.

Is bamboo flooring good for commercial use?

There are countless advantages to bamboo flooring and many reasons why it is a good type of flooring for commercial properties. Firstly, you will be using a natural product that is strong enough to cope with busy areas. Strand woven bamboo flooring is one of the hardest natural floor coverings and is over twice as hard as Oak flooring.