How to Use Bamboo Flooring On Walls

Apr 14th

Bamboo flooring is environmentally friendly and looks great. Another interesting feature is that it can be used as a design element on walls and ceilings. Unlike the old wood paneling that’s dark and outdated, bamboo flooring looks modern and unique. Bamboo flooring works best as an accent wall and not on some walls in a room. Because you install bamboo flooring on the wall will, you will not be able to use floating bamboo flooring without using nails or staples. Installing bamboo flooring on walls can be completed fairly quickly with the right tools.

Clean and remove wall imperfections prepare the surface for installation. It is very important that a flat, clean surface. Any uneven surfaces on the wall can ensure that the bamboo flooring to warp over time. Select a starting point to begin the installation. For best results, work left to right, starting at the bottom of the wall, working your way to the end of the wall and then returns it to the left. Align the first piece of bamboo flooring up against the wall and secure to the wall with a nail gun and flooring staples. You will want to apply the staples on the joint areas so that the staples will be hidden when the next piece of flooring is installed.

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Stagger the bamboo flooring so that the seams of each panel does not line up with the points above and below. Hide Install trim at each edge possible cuts in bamboo flooring and any gaps between the bamboo flooring and wall edges.