What are the main benefits of a bamboo parquet: environmental sustainability, lightness, strength, wide choice

Marble, terracotta, wood or bamboo ...! It 'also the correct material for the floors to make sustainable our house. A bamboo flooring is a responsible choice because ecological but also convenient in many points of view!


Bamboo is a "catch-CO2"! Each hectare of bamboo plantation is able to capture every year up to 17 tons of carbon dioxide, as many as 40 times more than that absorbed by a forest of the same size. Contrary to popular belief, bamboo is not a tree but a grass. And 'why not regenerate as quickly and does not fear extinction. In spite of the traditional trees that are usually cut after 20 years, bamboo can be used even after 3-5 years. The speed with which it grows, varies depending on the species. That used for parquet is Phyllostachys pubescens, which can become up to 20 meters high and have a diameter of 18 centimeters.

All good reasons to classify it as excellent material for sustainable building!

Lightweight yet durable

Despite its great lightness and flexibility, bamboo is a very hardy plant. Harder than 30% compared to oak parquet, after being used for more than 10 years in the United States, is slowly spreading in Europe.


Although naturally occurring light-colored, wooden floors, bamboo can be darkened through a thermal process that causes the sugars present inside carbonizzino making him change color. It often happens that the cost per square meter of a carbonized bamboo flooring is the same as the classical one.

In addition to planed bamboo flooring, there are of suitable for outdoor or underfloor heating. Then there's the Strand Woven flooring that is made from immersion in a liquid of the wires of the plant which are then dried.

The bamboo flooring can be put in place with glue, with the connectors or with nails and screws.




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