bamboo vs porcelain wood look

Asked by Betsy
Bella Vista, AR

Hi I have carpet now and I have been wanting to replace it with wood. I have found alot of different options. So the two I have found I like the most but lm having a hard time desiding which would be best for us. I have kids and 2 dogs and 2 indoor cats and 2 outdoor cats. My cats are house trained and my dogs are somewhat house trained. And my kids are NOT house trained (lol).


Jason Kliwinski

Answered by Jason Kliwinski

Lambertville, NJ

The Green Living and Building Center

June 2, 2014

I would recommend porcelain. Bamboo will not stand up to the traffic of dogs without scratching no will it do well with accidents from pets. Bamboo, contrary to most beliefs, scratches and dents fairly easily on its surface unless you use a specific type of engineered bamboo.

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