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Bamboo Flooring Information Portland ME

Bamboo offers durability, great style, and simply costs less than typical wood. Now you can price it competitively against carpet.

Port City Flooring
(207) 775-2434
277 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Brothers Hardwood Floors
(207) 879-0093
58 Tide Mill Rd
Portland, ME
 
Portland Hardwood Flooring
(207) 939-9858
45 Smith St
Portland, ME
 
New England Kitchens and Flooring
(207) 878-2641
565 Riverside St
Portland, ME
 
Bobs Hardwood Flooring
(207) 774-3280
163 School St
South Portland, ME
 
Maine Alpha Floor Sanding Incorporated
(207) 773-5075
23 Rabbit Run
Portland, ME
 
Atlantic Hardwoods
(207) 773-9663
1004 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Second Generation Flooring
(207) 772-0277
7 Island St
Portland, ME
 
Wood Floor Services Wood Floor Refinishing
(207) 767-4220
69 Springwood Rd
South Portland, ME
 
Jimmy Express Floor Sanding Incorporated
(207) 799-1581
73 Crestview Dr
South Portland, ME
 

Bamboo Flooring Information

Bamboo Floors

Bamboo Floors
Spend $525 now andSAVE $105 each year...ROI = 20%

Highlights

Renewable flooring materials like Bamboo cost less than hardwood and look great. Bamboo grows significantly faster than hard wood so it is sustainable. Some bamboos grow to over 60 feet in just 6 months.

Vertically oriented 'carbonized' 5/8 bamboo tongue and groove with pre-urethane top coat performs very well and looks terrific. Note that when comparing prices against hard wood, American oak is often cured longer and has less potential to buckle than cheaper imports that cost less than $5 / sq. ft. Bamboo costs about $3.50 / sq. ft. so the immediate savings on a 300 sq.ft. room (20' x 15' ) is about $450.

Consider bamboo for guest rooms, dens, home offices, or play rooms. You have many styles to choose from, but the vertical oriented system may wear better over time than the horizontal. The 'carbonized' finish is darker than the blonde finsh and it looks more like hardwood, and pre-finished boards with multiple coats of urethane will save on installation.

Also consider using bamboo instead of carpet. Installed carpet ranges from $1.25 to $2.50 per sq. ft. but you have to clean it and potentially replace it every 5 to 10 years depending on the wear.

The savings is immediate relative to wood, but the ROI Calculation is based on offsetting carpet at an average of $1.75 / sq. ft. for two 300 sq. ft. rooms with the need for a carpet replacement within 10 years.

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