Any floor supplier will typically be able to offer a diverse range of flooring material. Some of these flooring materials might necessitate the use of professional installers. Others might be easier to install. In many cases, these flooring materials will typically come with interlocking joints. As such, all that ‘Do It Yourself’ (DIY) homeowners would need to do is to lock these joints together. Naturally, this would eliminate the installation cost of these floors. This is another reason for the popularity of these floors. Minus the installation expenses, such flooring material becomes immensely more affordable.
When you visit the showroom of any flooring material supplier, you will find manufactured bamboo floors available in planks. In addition, you will also see that these floors come in vertical grain orientation as well as horizontal grain orientation. In the former, the component pieces typically stand vertically on their narrowest edges. At this point, the workers press laminate these pieces from side to side. This yields a lined and uniform look to the surface of the finished floor plank. In horizontal bamboo floors, the workers will typically arrange the slats in a horizontal direction on their widest edges. Thereafter, they will join these planks side by side with adjacent pieces via a high pressure laminate system. The finished horizontal surface will make apparent the characteristic nodes of the bamboo.
It is worth mentioning that locking bamboo and laminate flooring is among the easiest to install. This is especially so for people who enjoy such DIY activities at home. All that they need to do is to click the interlocking joints that these planks typically feature into place. However, this activity is not as easy as it might initially appear. Hence, if you don’t feel up to the task, it might be best to seek professional assistance with the installation. There’s nothing worse than spending a lot of money to revamp your flooring and ending up with a substandard or poorly installed floor.