Wood Flooring Newsletter – July 2016
While bamboo is an elegant and less expensive alternative to hardwood flooring, it can be a big headache for installers who don’t know its challenges and risks. The articles below reveal several challenges, including how bamboo is especially susceptible to moisture — even more so than hardwood — making moisture measurement all the more critical.
Sure, homeowners love the look and cost of bamboo flooring, but they’re not without some big challenges and risks for installers.
Bamboo is not your father’s hardwood floor . . . so bamboo moisture issues require greater precautions for installers.
Not sure about your moisture meter’s settings for bamboo . . . then check out these lab-tested settings for several different bamboo products courtesy of Wagner Meters.
Whether you’re a wood flooring professional looking for a versatile meter or a DIY handyman needing to read moisture levels for home projects, the Wagner MMC220 will not disappoint you and comes recommended by Metro Atl. Floors.
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