Outstanding And Eco Friendly Bamboo Countertops
who is interested in replacing their current counters with a new, eco-friendly option. Over the past several years bamboo has come to the forefront as one of the premier green products. Some of the many uses bamboo has in the building trades include countertops. It’s green since it is very renewable. Contrary to popular opinion, bamboo is actually a strong building material. It’s considered to be at least as long-lasting as most hardwoods, and stronger than many others. This means that you can anticipate your bamboo countertops to last for many, many years. And because of this durability, it makes bamboo even more eco-friendly than other materials less tough, that need replacement every few years. Bamboo countertops are essentially produced in a few special ways. Which one you will ultimately decide on will depend more often than not on your personal preference.
The initial type of bamboo countertops are actually a form of laminate. To create this eco-friendly product, manufacturers start by making cross-brand laminates that they call multilam. Small strips of bamboo are then glued together to produce the planks. Once all of the separate planks are assembled, they are all glued together with a formaldehyde-free, non-toxic adhesive. Once the countertops are delivered to the jobsite and installed, they will most likely need to to have a finish sealer applied. Use a low VOC sealer to keep your countertops eco-friendly, and as green as you can.