Can bamboo flooring be nailed down?
Likewise, people ask, is it better to glue or nail bamboo flooring?
Nailing your bamboo floor is relatively quick and easy. depending on yourbamboo flooring installation professional, nail down installation can be less expensive than glue installation. Glue down is a safe and comprehensive installation method. Gluing directly to a concrete slab may be done at or above grade.
Subsequently, question is, should bamboo flooring be glued? If you choose to glue the bamboo down to the concrete you should use flexible flooring adhesive. If you have tongue and groove bamboo then you will need to glue along the tongue and groove joints to fix the planks together, but you should not glue the flooring to the underlay, it should be laid loosely on top.
Also, can solid bamboo flooring be nailed down?
Bamboo flooring is extremely versatile and can be fitted in a number of different ways. If you have a concrete subfloor, then you will need to glue your bamboo flooring down (or float over an underlay). If you have a wooden subfloor then you can choose either to nail or glue the bamboo down.
Do you need underlayment for bamboo flooring?
If you're floating a floor – use a 3 in 1 underlayment While bamboo flooring is extremely durable, like all hardwoods, it is vulnerable to moisture. That's why it's essential to choose an underlayment with a built-in vapor barrier. The vapor barrier provides complete protection against moisture.