Bamboo flooring looks great, wears well and is easy to install. Watch the video to see how you can get a dimensional look by using two different colors of bamboo flooring. Also, find ideas for using your leftover flooring scraps for other DIY projects.
Pick contrasting colors from the same brand of bamboo flooring.
Order 10% more flooring that you think you need to make up for cut ends and mistakes.
Do a dry-run of the layout to work out a pattern. Place lighter boards loosely, then add darker boards in random spots.
Snap a photo with your smart phone to remember the layout.
Snap a chalk line to make sure the first row of flooring is straight.
Secure the first row with finish nails. Tap and nail subsequent rows together.
Nail quarter-round molding to the edges.