Bamboo

This section of Aladdin Blog talks about Bamboo flooring pros and cons. Information on Carbonized bamboo, strand woven bamboo, vertical bamboo, horizontal bamboo.

The New Green Choice – Beautiful Bamboo Flooring

May 16, 2012
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The New Green Choice  – Beautiful Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring has been used for centuries in Asia but it is only relatively recently that it has made its way into the homes of the West. However, with all the talk of global warming and the increased need for homeowners to be eco conscious and “green minded” in their homes since bamboo is...
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Tips for Home Maintenance

September 8, 2011
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Tips for Home Maintenance

The industry biggest hit by the economic slump is the real estate industry.  This means that the value of homes at the moment are at their lowest.  With this kind of real estate situation, it is more important than ever to preserve the value of your home.  Now, more than ever, it is important...
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Fun and Amazing Facts about Bamboo and Bamboo Flooring

April 18, 2011
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Fun and Amazing Facts about Bamboo and Bamboo Flooring

That bamboo is a great, green choice for flooring is a fact that more and more people are discovering. However, bamboo is actually even more amazing than you may realize. Here are just a few fun and informative facts about one of the most interesting plants on the world: Bamboo is the fastest growing...
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Bathroom Design Ideas – Asian Inspired Bathroom

March 7, 2011
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Bathroom Design Ideas – Asian Inspired Bathroom

There are many different bathroom décor styles and which you choose when remodeling or upgrading your bathroom is purely a matter of personal taste. The Asian inspired bathroom is a beautiful, stylish look that many homeowners love. Such décor transforms a functional room into a tranquil spa and to do so is far easier...
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What is Your Personal Kitchen Style?

January 29, 2011
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What is Your Personal Kitchen Style?

Just like clothing, there are many different styles of kitchen and they tend to go in and out of style (one day you’re in, the next day you’re out as Heidi Klum would say) Therefore remodeling your kitchen to match the “hot” style of the year is not always a good idea. Just ask...
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Why Won’t my Local Flooring Company Lay the Flooring I Bought Elsewhere?

January 17, 2011
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Why Won’t my Local Flooring Company Lay the Flooring I Bought Elsewhere?

You are looking for a new flooring material. You have been to a number of flooring showrooms, have seen some great choices but then you find a warehouse discount store that selling a similar (not quite the same but who’s really going to know?) flooring material as you liked in the flooring store. Maybe...
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Which is the Better Green Flooring Option – Cork or Bamboo?

January 8, 2011
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Which is the Better Green Flooring Option – Cork or Bamboo?

One of the questions we are asked on a fairly regular basis is “Which is better – cork or bamboo flooring?” The fact is there is no simple answer to this question as both flooring materials possess their own unique set of pros and cons. Just like the answer to “what is better hardwood...
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Where Do You Stand – On Green Floors?

December 4, 2010
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Where Do You Stand – On Green Floors?

For the last several years the buzzword for anything and everything to do with home improvement has been green. Not green as in the color you get if you mix blue and yellow, but green in eco friendly sense. That is especially true of flooring. Before we begin discussing newer green flooring materials, it...
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Tips For Choosing the Right Vacuum Cleaner to Keep Your Carpets looking Great

November 10, 2010
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Tips For Choosing the Right Vacuum Cleaner to Keep Your Carpets looking Great

Everyone knows that in order to keep your new carpet in tip top shape (as well as generally keep things clean around the house) you need a good vacuum cleaner. But Amps, HEPA filters, bags, no bags, upright, canister, wet/dry – these days it can feel like you need an advanced degree in Vacuum...
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Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring – Nail Down or Glue? Which Installation Method is Better?

October 8, 2010
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Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring – Nail Down or Glue? Which Installation Method is Better?

Bamboo flooring is fast becoming one of the most popular choices for homeowners who love the look of hardwood flooring but want to be eco conscious in their new flooring choices. There are a number of different types of bamboo flooring but one, strand woven bamboo flooring that provides extra durability (thanks to the...
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