Which is better for your home: Bamboo or hardwood flooring?

Bamboo5Wood is one of the most beautiful materials for flooring you can have in your home!

Many people love wood flooring because of it’s:

  • classic beauty
  • warm effect
  • gorgeous look

Wooden floors can turn your home from ordinary to extremely fabulous!

Did you know that, bamboo flooring is a great type of wooden floor, ok not strictly wood as it is a grass but never the less another wonderful type of hardwood floor for you to check out.

Bamboo and wood flooring comparison

Love wood flooring? You should, with its unmatched beauty and properties, wood flooring is the best flooring there is but, have you heard about bamboo flooring? Bamboo flooring is one of the newest flooring options but has caught the attention of many home owners.

At first glance, wood and bamboo flooring look the same. They have a similar look, feel, beauty and shared a lot of characteristics but they are not of the same kind. Wood flooring came from lumber and trees, be it hardwood or softwood but bamboo is a type of grass.

Despite their similarities on appearance and quality, you can compare both by these following criteria:

  • Hardness
  • Appearance difference


The hardness of bamboo flooring depends on its kind and material being used. Bamboo flooring is a durable flooring material you can rely all the time.

On the other hand, wood flooring comes in two types – hardwood and softwood. Both of these are sturdy, durable and can last for many years. Some wood flooring materials can reach up to 2500 to 3500 on the relative hardness rating (which is hard).

Appearance difference

With hardwood, there are different species, each of which havea different and unique look. With hardwood you have a huge range of colours, textures and grain patterns, this gives you the freedom to choose the look you exactly want for your home. Bamboo flooring come with several different species and the main difference is colour, with all having a consistent look. Bamboo flooring comes in a range from a soft golden colour through to darker tones and is very versatile to fit into any type of home.

Which is better for your home: Bamboo or hardwood flooring?

Bamboo or hardwood flooring, which is better, well it comes down to personal choice. Both bamboo and wood flooring are a great – beautiful and elegant to look at. Choose between the two will depend on what you like the look of, either way you will have a lovely floor to enjoy in your home for many years to come.

Your flooring needs a facelift? For your flooring needs, contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We can do flooring installation services for you – any type of flooring whether parquetry, hardwood timber, bamboo or cork. Whatever suits your taste, we’ve got it all covered for you. We have a huge range on display at our showroom, or ring D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring to discuss your flooring needs on 0409 081 679.