bamboo flooring

Why choose bamboo flooring?

bamboo floory by D.I.Y. Parquetry and Cork

bamboo floory by D.I.Y. Parquetry and Cork

When it comes to flooring options, there are lots of different materials in the market. Before choosing one for your home, you need to determine your needs and wants.

Do you want something similar to hardwood flooring, but a bit different?

What about bamboo flooring?

If you are considering bamboo flooring for your home, you are in for big surprises in your life.

Bamboo flooring, your ideal choice

  • Eco friendly and sustainable
  • Superior durability trait
  • Variety of choices

Bamboo flooring is something to look forward to because it is different, unique and gives your home a wonderful ambience.

Eco friendly and sustainable

The advantages of bamboo floors are they are good for the environment as they are a renewable source. Bamboos grow more quickly compared to other hardwoods and need less time to mature. They can mature in 3 to 5 years as opposed to hardwoods that may take 20 years or more to mature.

Superior durability trait

Compared to other options, bamboos offered superior durability. It is extremely strong and hard. Bamboo floors can withstand the daily wear and tear while still looking fabulous. Bamboo is water resistant, which makes them perfect for your family. Bamboo floors are also designed to last longer. They require a little TLC from you. You just have to vacuum or sweep them regularly with a weekly mop and your bamboo flooring will be clean.

Variety of choices

Bamboo is a great flooring option that offers you a variety colour and grain options for you. Bamboo flooring comes in different colours, some are very dark you won’t believe it is bamboo! The darker the colour means it is more durable because it is made using high density strand woven technique.

Warm colours also give you the luxury to make your home appear more inviting, cozier and more welcoming. Bamboo flooring has a natural glow, which makes your home stylish and elegant.

Why choose bamboo flooring?

Still not sure if choosing bamboo flooring is for you? Ring the flooring experts in Bunbury;  D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring on 0409 081 679 and discuss your flooring needs today.


Can bamboo floor holds up so much foot traffic?

Bamboo5Of course! You will be surprised with the long lasting benefits of bamboo flooring, it is perfect to save you money for years to come.

Here are some properties of bamboo flooring:

  1. Environmental friendly
  2. Durable and long lasting
  3. Manage indoor climate

Environmentally Friendly

Compared to other timber flooring, bamboo is fast growing even without replanting; thus it is highly renewable. Want to keep mossies away? Install bamboo flooring in your home as it has special components that mossies and other pests don’t like and they won’t stay. Bamboo flooring doesn’t contain toxic substances, safe for your kids and pets.

Durable and long lasting

You can never go wrong with bamboo as it is a very durable and long lasting flooring that will save you money. Bamboo will withstand harsh weather conditions.

Bamboo is tough and resistant to heavy falling objects especially in high traffic areas like hallways and living rooms. Bamboo is less likely to need repair in the long run than a lot of other flooring and is remarkably forgiving especially when you drop things.

Manage indoor climate

Bamboo has a high climactic range than most of the other wood flooring options you might have in mind. Bamboo can resist to Perth’s harsh climate, keeping your home cosy all the time. Unlike hardwood, bamboo doesn’t swell and contract perfect for hot and cold seasons.

No matter how the seasons change, bamboo is guaranteed to look great. Bamboo conveys elegant and modern feel inside your home while keeping your indoor temperature comfy.

Can bamboo floor holds up so much foot traffic?

Absolutely yes! Great for family homes and the children running in and out.

Call in the professionals to install your new bamboo flooring. Contact DIY Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring to discuss your needs. We also install parquetry, timber and cork flooring and do repairs. Ring us now for a free quote.

Is bamboo flooring a good idea?

bambooThere are plenty of flooring options out there. How do you know which is the best for your home flooring? With so many options and combinations to try it is best to go to a reputable flooring company and ask. Nothing beats touching and feeling the actual product. One good option is Bamboo.

Bamboo flooring is for you

Bamboo flooring is one of the most popular flooring options available today; this is because it is all wood, not made of a composite material. Bamboo has become a popular choice both for remodeling and new construction because it just makes sense. You want something affordable yet beautiful, durable and create an elegant look for your home.

Bamboo flooring is not strictly a type of wood flooring because bamboo is a grass although it behaves in a very similar way too wood. Surprisingly bamboo has become the top options for both designers and home owners because of its positive qualities and sustainability. Unlike timber flooring, bamboo flooring doesn’t need to be stained after installation because it comes already finished ready for installation.

Why use bamboo flooring?

Bamboo5There are many things that you’ll love with bamboo flooring aside from the fact that they are much cheaper compared to other flooring options. Here are the lists of reasons:

  • Sleek appearance. Bamboo flooring is more subtle and less knotty compared to other types of wood flooring. With its sleek appearance, bamboo flooring suits perfectly well with modern and contemporary style themes.
  • Much denser. Compared to most woods, bamboo is much denser so it makes them a stronger floor that doesn’t warp as much.
  • Easy to maintain. When it comes to cleaning and maintaining bamboo floors, it can be pretty much easy. You can use every day products that you’d use on other hardwood floors. You don’t need anything special or something harsh. Bamboo floors are extremely easy to maintain.

Bamboo flooring gives your home that elegant feel so get one today and make your home gorgeous than ever!

Need bamboo flooring? Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring for your bamboo floor installation on 0409 081 679. We also offer parquetry and cork flooring installation servicing around Bunbury, South West Area and we will even travel.

How to care for your bamboo floors

Bamboo flooring by DIY ParquetryBamboo flooring is:

  • Durable
  • Strong
  • Beautiful

We choose bamboo flooring because of these characteristics. Bamboo floors will bring out your home’s inner beauty and will be a great addition to your home.

Caring for bamboo floors

You will love your new bamboo floors and they will last a very long time, especially if you know how to care for your bamboo floors. By caring for your bamboo floors properly, it will be able to  maintain its beauty with age.

Keeping your bamboo floors clean and maintained is not too different from taking care of other types of flooring, although there are a couple of differences, see below:

Shoes and mats

To avoid dirt and dust from getting inside your house, no shoes should be allowed inside. Wear slippers or bare feet inside your home instead. Don’t forget to use mats at doorways as this will remind people to wipe their feet off before entering or take their shoes off before stepping into the floor surface. Definitely no high heels as the pressure will mark your floors.

Protection in high traffic areas

Bamboo flooring is durable and can withstand the daily wear and tear. Yes, but this doesn’t make them indestructible. To prevent early signs of wear and tear, use rugs in high traffic areas.  Rugs will help protect the floor surface.

Keep the floor surface dirt and moisture free

You can only minimize the accumulation of dirt and dust as you cannot prevent it from entering your home totally. Your best weapon is to frequently get rid of this dirt by regular sweeping. When mopping your bamboo floors, be sure to check that the mop is not too wet. Remember, bamboo floors cannot handle large amounts of moisture. Dry mop immediately after mopping to remove all excess water from the surface of your floors.

Follow these steps and you can keep your bamboo floors beautiful for years to come.

Do you need new or extra flooring?

Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We offer a range of different flooring, bamboo, solid wood flooring, parquetry and cork. We can also do feature inlays into your existing bamboo flooring or as part of your new flooring.

Ring D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring Bunbury for all your flooring needs, free measures and quotes plus remember we travel..

Is it possible to refinish a bamboo floor?

Bamboo5You have installed bamboo floors in your home. It looks nice and all but through time, it starts to look dull and boring. You don’t want to replace it – yet. The best solution to do is to refinish it. However, can it be done? A bamboo is a type of grass so technically, a bamboo floor is a grass floor – not a hardwood floor. And yes, refinishing a grass floor is possible.

Refinishing a bamboo floor

When your bamboo floor loses its sparkle and beauty, you don’t have to uninstall and replace it with a new floor. A simple refinishing job can do wonders to your bamboo floor. Want to make your bamboo floor look like new again? Try refinishing it.

What to do when refinishing?

When you have decided to refinish your bamboo floor, you have 2 options: do it yourself or call in the professionals. When doing it yourself, be extra careful with the dust extraction. Most bamboo floorings are often fortified with formaldehyde. It’s a kind of floor preservatives that may irritate your eyes, throat and nose a little, when inhaled in large proportions.

What about hiring a professional to do the refinish job?

If you are unsure about refinishing your bamboo floor on your own, because you haven’t tried it in the past, it’s a good idea to hire a professional to do the job for you. They know what to do and have the proper experience. Also, you will have access to proper floor sanding materials and machines which can give you a better result.

Where to hire a professional when in Bunbury?

If you have bamboo floor and are thinking of hiring a professional to do the refinishing job, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We are your professional flooring contractors servicing in Bunbury and the surrounding areas. We offer flooring services that includes repair, refinishing, sanding and installation of different floors such as cork, bamboo and parquetry. Ring D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring today on 0409 081 679 and let’s discuss your flooring needs.

How to fix a scratch on your bamboo floor?

bamboo floors by DIYBamboo floors are durable and easy to care for but like any other type of flooring; they are also prone to scratches. Some of these scratches might be there since installation while others, may result from standard daily use. Whatever the case may be, you don’t have to worry at all because a scratch on your bamboo floor can be fixed even without professional assistance.

Removing scratches is easy!

Bamboo floor scratches are unsightly. They make your floor look like a mess and decrease its beauty. However, you can repair most scratches on your bamboo floor on your own and you will be surprised how easy it can be – you don’t even have to be a pro to do it!

Things you will need include:

  • Damp paper towels
  • Wood putty/surface filler
  • Fine grit sandpaper
  • Masking tape
  • Foam brush
  • Polyurethane


bamboo flooring

bamboo flooring

  1. Wipe down the floor near the scratches with the damp paper to check if there are more scratches you might have missed. Note the other scratches and clean them the same way. Allow the floor to dry first or wipe it with a dry paper towel.
  2. Mask the flooring around the scratched area using a masking tape. Be sure to mask it properly to safeguard the unscratched area while making the scratches completely accessible.
  3. Apply a small amount of wood putty. Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for better results. Don’t forget to rub away excess fillers using a damp paper towel and let it dry.
  4. Sand the putty carefully to create a smooth surface. If the putty has sunken down, apply another layer of putty, let it dry thoroughly and sand it again.
  5. Remove the tape around the area and apply polyurethane sealer to the filled scratch and on the surrounding areas with a foam brush. Remember to let the surface dry thoroughly before walking on it again.

How to fix a scratch on your bamboo floor?

There you go – you now have a lovely, scratch free bamboo floor! Just a tip though: be sure to choose a putty shade that is as close as possible to the colour of your floor – so the repair isn’t as obvious. Need to install a bamboo floor? Whether it’s a repair or installation services, contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We will make your home look beautiful with lovely floors to suit your taste. Ring us today for a free quote.



What makes our bamboo floors the best in Bunbury?

bamboo floors by DIYBamboo floors create an elegant look, they are not just a greener option for you, but the best flooring material there is. Bamboo is cheaper compared to other flooring materials, has proven to be durable and can endure the harsh Australian weather. When in Bunbury, choose D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring for your bamboo flooring needs.

We are the best!

With years of experience, we are your best choice when it comes to looking for the best flooring specialists. Our experience makes us the best in what we do and we provide quality services and quality products. Here is a list of reasons that make our bamboo floors the best in Bunbury.

Quality material

D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring use only top quality bamboo flooring, you’re guaranteed optimum performance.


D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring uses high quality adhesive, which ensures you get a great job and a quality finish every time.


D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring uses only high quality finish. With an anti-scratch topcoat, it outperforms most other finishes in abrasion and scratch resistant tests. If there is a specific finish you want, just tell us and we’ll find a finish suitable for your taste without compromising the quality of your bamboo floor.

What makes our bamboo floors the best in Bunbury?

Do you need bamboo floors? Contact D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring for all your flooring needs. We offer the best bamboo floors in Bunbury as well as other flooring including cork and parquetry. Ring us today for a free quote.

Create A Fresh Looking Floor For Your Home, Think Bamboo!

bamboo floors by DIYThere will be no need to take a stroll outside to experience tranquility, with the lovely fresh ambience created by the bamboo flooring installed in your home.

5 great reasons to use bamboo flooring:

  1. Great feature
  2. Climate regulator
  3. Environmental friendly
  4. Low maintenance
  5. Long lasting

Great feature

You’ll never be more comfortable than using bamboo flooring in your home. Bamboo creates a beautiful warm surface that your feet will enjoy. Bamboo comes in a variety of gorgeous patterns, lovely effects and colours with a natural glow to match your interior designs.

Climate regulator

Installing bamboo flooring can help you manage your indoor climate. Bamboo is warm in winter and cool in summer giving you cosy feel all year round. Bamboo is great way to deal with our harsh climate and help reducing costs of heating and cooling your home.

Environmental friendly

Bamboo is sourced from dedicated plantations and can be harvested without replanting and is avery reliable flooring for your home. Having independent certification from GECA (Green Environmental Choice Australia) and FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), bamboo is hygienic and safe for you and your pets and help protect you from allergies.

Low maintenance

No need to buy expensive vacuum cleaners or cleaning products to tidy away dust and maintain your floors. Just a simple wipe over and it will keep looking fresh and new.

Long lasting

You won’t believe what you’ll get from using bamboo flooring. Bamboo is amazingly versatile and durable perfect to save you money all year round. Worried about scratches? Worry no more as bamboo is highly resistant to scratches and stains. Mossies will no longer stay in your house as bamboo is insect proof too!

Fresh looking floor all year round, think bamboo!

Never miss the refreshing ambience bamboo flooring creates in your home.  Looking for the best bamboo flooring company?

Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring on 0409 081 679 to discuss your flooring needs. We also offer installation services and warranties for all our flooring products.

Do you live a distance away from Bunbury? No worries, we can travel to you.

How much does a bamboo floor cost?

Bamboo5There’s more to bamboo flooring than just “bamboo” and that’s the main reason why it’s very popular in Australia. Durable, sustainable and beautiful, bamboo flooring has an elegant appearance that is surprisingly affordable.

Types of bamboo flooring

Technically, bamboo is a grass which makes it inexpensive compared to other hardwood flooring. Bamboo flooring can be created in three ways:

  • Horizontal structured
  • Vertically structured
  • Strand woven bamboo flooring

All these types of bamboo flooring are tough but strand woven bamboo is even tougher. Whatever your options might be, you can never go wrong with bamboo flooring.

Bamboo flooring cost

Once you have decided to install bamboo flooring, you’ll want to know its cost.

How much does a bamboo floor cost? The keyword is affordable but of course, you’d want to know how “affordable” the floor can be so it can fit right to your budget.

Well, the cost of bamboo flooring is dependent on several things that include:

  • The type of bamboo flooring
  • Professional installation cost
  • The size of the room

The type of bamboo flooring

The cost of bamboo flooring will vary greatly depending on the type of bamboo floor you would want to purchase. Different types of bamboo flooring have different prices due to some factors like the size and thickness of the material, the quality and how the flooring material is manufactured.

Professional installation cost

The installation process is an additional cost to the bamboo flooring material. If you have a smaller project, your installation cost of your new bamboo flooring will be less than a larger project. The installation costs will also depend on what type of floor you have laying it over. Is it a new concrete floor? An extension where you are bridging the old part of the home to the new and need a seamless floor? Are retro fitting a bedroom, making a new office?

All these things will influence the cost of any flooring.

The size of the room

The smaller the room, the less material you will use so you can expect to pay less too. You will need less bamboo floor, nails, labour and other installation materials.

Considered bamboo flooring for your home? Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring for your needs. We can discuss your needs – whether it includes full installation or just supply only of your bamboo flooring material.

Call D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring and we can give you an exact quote and let you know how much does a bamboo floor will cost at your place.

Bamboo floors, are they a healthy choice?

Bamboo5Looking for a healthy choice in flooring for your home? What type of flooring should go with your new home?

  • Do you want to increase the stainability of your home?
  • Do you just want to beautify your home?
  • Do want to an environmentally friendly option?

Bamboo flooring is a perfect healthy, sustainable and environmental friendly choice.

Bamboo is a perfect all round flooring

Although most people refer to bamboo is a hardwood floor strictly, it is not. Bamboo behaves like hardwood, looks like hardwood. Bamboo is a type of grass which has been utilised for different purposes for thousands of years and more recently as, flooring.

Bamboo floors have become a popular choice for many home owners because they are:

  • Durable
  • Easy to maintain
  • Affordable

With its exotic look and hard wearing, how can you resist bamboo flooring for your home?

Is it a healthy choice?

Many of us want beautiful flooring and want to make sure we are making a healthy flooring choice. It is great to now that there is flooring perfect for people with allergies and at the same time, is good for the environment, plus it is beautiful too. Luckily, bamboo is a grass that matures very quickly and renews itself naturally. This meant that using bamboo as your flooring doesn’t harm our environment and you get yourself a flooring material that is hard wearing and durable. How lucky can you get?

Bamboo flooring is fashionable, stylish and the latest trend in the flooring industry. They are a good substitute for your hardwood flooring. Can you think of anything much better?

Should you install bamboo flooring for your home, absolutely! Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring, we sell and install quality bamboo floors that will be perfect for you. Ring us now for a free measure and quote.