Bamboo laminate floor for bathroom

It has been well over a year since I installed bamboo floors in the bathroom, and I am happy to report that it still looks as good as when installed. The bamboo laminate floor is installed in our second bathroom, which serves as the main bathroom for two grown boys and as a guest loo, so it takes a fair amount of routine and traffic.


The bamboo floor was laid directly over the existing tiles, which meant little mess or fuss to install, and the entire installation process to about 2 days - including cutting all the strips to size.

Would I install again? Most definitely. The floor is easy to keep clean, comfortable underfoot, and looks like a million bucks. Although bamboo laminate floor is most expensive than cheaper laminate floor options, I always say that you get what you pay for and a bamboo floor with last a lifetime. The bathroom renovation was featured in Easy DIY magazine, but you can read a bit more about it here.

Benefits of bamboo flooring

Bamboo flooring has the warmth that you normally only find in a hardwood floor and, in fact, should be compared to a solid wood floor. Although bamboo flooring is sold as laminate flooring, this is due to the fact that layers of bamboo are laminated and pressed together, but that's where the similarity ends.

Bamboo is a rapidly renewable resource can be harvested in four to six years (as compared with decades for most trees used for wood floors).

Completely transform your environment with beautiful bamboo floors. Strong, durable, ant-bacterial, hypo-allergenic, scratch resistant, water resistant, hard wearing, sound absorbing…the list goes on and on!

Maintaining a bamboo floor

To maintain a bamboo floor you need nothing more than a dust mop to regularly wipe the floor to keep it both clean and dry.

Where a bamboo floor is laid in a bathroom, there must be adequate air circulation through the room after bathing to reduce humidity levels and allow the flooring to dry out completely. Excess spillage should be wiped up immediately.

In my bathroom I have a cotton, woven rug that protects the floor from drips and excess water after showering or bathing.