Solid Bamboo Flooring – Bamboo is a kind of reed grass that grows much faster and easier than trees. This makes bamboo an environmentally suitable option for the soil. Bamboo comes in a wide variety of styles and colors and is more durable than traditional wood floors. These plants are more resistant to water, stains and insect damage. The bamboo floor is easy to install and easy to care for. Installing bamboo floors DIY can keep you time and money.
Measure the area of the room or rooms you would like to install on the bamboo floor. Use a tape measure and measure the length and width of the room and multiply the two numbers together. Draw a sketch of how you would like to design your floor. Use this guide to install your plants. Use a level to make sure the subfloors are still. Sweep scraps of paper in the subfloors of what will be clean for installation.
Remove all skirting boards with the flat edge of a lever bar. Place 1/4-inch wooden spacers around the bottom of the walls to allow for expansion. Place the first table in the desired pattern, starting at the corner of the room. Staple the floor every six inches below the boards and six inches from the edges. Apply spacers between each board before the next plank is established. Continue placing together until the last one is in place. Glue the last boards in place if the nail gun will not fit.