Green Festival Exhibitors
BamLoc Floating Bamboo Floor
"Mr. Bamboo, Inc., an Illinois-based bamboo manufacturer, is introducing BamLoc' strand-woven 'click' or 'floating' bamboo flooring for green and eco-friendly homes.The sustainability, durability, and natural beauty of strand woven bamboo flooring make it a popular choice for homeowners, designers, homeowners, builders and remodelers. Strand woven bamboo with high density and superior durability is perfect for recreation rooms, family rooms, bedrooms and other heavy traffic areas. BamLoc' is ideal for condominiums and spaces with subfloor environments like basements and lower levels. Features' BamLoc' comes in random lengths of 2', 4', and 6' sections that are 5 1/8' wide and 7/16' thick creating interesting and versatile flooring design. ' Mr. Bamboo offers BamLoc' in two colorsthe natural bamboo color and the caramelized or coffee color.' No VOCs - Formaldehyde-free adhesive used in the lamination process that conforms to the European E1 standards. This is even more rigid than the United States standards for such product. ' The flooring is coated with a ceramic sealer finish that is water-based, solvent-free and non-off gassing.Strength and Durability at Highest Level of TestingDurability and stability needn't be a worry for homeowners as bamboo flooring is 100% harder than red oak and 80% harder than maple. Bamboo does not shrink or swell like most hardwoods. Strand woven bamboo, is much harder than conventional bamboo flooring and generally considered appropriate for commercial and other high-traffic areas. BamLoc' comes in random lengths of 2', 4', and 6' sections that are 5 1/8' wide and 7/16' thick creating interesting and versatile flooring design. It is easy to install and proficient do it yourselfers can lay a floor out in a weekend. Mr. Bamboo does offer installation of BamLoc' with an experienced crew of installers. Each BamLoc' carton holds comes in 20.4 square feet of product, so a family room of 15' x18' would need approximately 14 boxes of BamLoc'. Although many of the characteristics of bamboo are similar to those of hardwoods, bamboo is not a wood. It is classified as a grass and is much stronger than hardwoods. Unlike typical trees, bamboo takes much less time to grow and is environmentally friendly. There are hundreds of bamboo species that grow almost everywhere in the world. Mr. Bamboo harvests the larger bamboo species called ""Moso"" in an area where it grows and regenerates naturally. Bamboo is a very stable material for flooring, because it absorbs less moisture and does not shrink or swell as much as other hardwood material. "