One advantage of bamboo flooring over other wood floors is that bamboo is a fast growing wood that can be replenished more rapidly than other types. It is a sustainable resource that is environmentally friendly. Bamboo is also a beautiful choice for flooring. If you live in a home with a staircase, bamboo flooring is an excellent choice. There are a few things you want to keep in mind if you plan to renovate a staircase yourself.
Make sure that your staircase is ready for renovations. Remove old nails and dust and clean all cracks and crevices so that new treads can be installed flush with the runners. Make careful measurements when cutting the treads to make sure they fit the risers perfectly. An old carpenter rule of thumb is to measure twice and cut once, and this is excellent advice. Having the right tools will speed up the job. A pneumatic nail gun will make attaching the treads to the risers a breeze. Finally, start at the bottom and work your way up. It is a good idea to remove the old tread just before you attach the new one.
Once you have installed the new bamboo flooring treads on your staircase, it is time to stain and varnish the staircase. You need to test a small area before doing the entire staircase to be sure that it is a color that you like.
Bamboo flooring is a beautiful choice for your staircase and an environmentally friendly choice.