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Re: Bamboo vs hardwood flooring

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Dunno about the one at Lowes but dig your fingernail into the display piece, look for the appearance of quality in terms of are the laminate strip evenly & well glued - look at it on edge and see if the pieces seem consistently made and tough to scratch. My Lowes equivalent has held up very nicely.
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The bamboo flooring I have seen has more plastic than bamboo. no doubt they vary in quality, consistency & price. The stuff I saw was a decent flooring product, but was mostly some sort of acrylic w some fiber that happened to be bamboo.
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has anyone here got bamboo decking? im considering doing this but i want some feedback on it before i go ahead!
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Hello Everyone,

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