What every best Flooring has:
- Consider the usage of your space.
- Factor installation costs.
- Consider the costs.
Consumer Reports discusses the pros and cons of "green" flooring, including bamboo, cork and linoleum. Ratings are only available to subscribers. Editors discuss installation considerations.
Columnist Tim Carter answers readers' questions. A number of his replies cover bamboo, cork and linoleum flooring. There are articles here covering installation, preparation of the subfloor and sections on common problems you might encounter.
This brief but helpful free report covers cork flooring. A separate buyer's guide to cork flooring brands with manufacturer and installation information (*est. $3) can be ordered from the author.
Bamboo is discussed as a "specialty" flooring in this how-to guide to different types of flooring. The brief article discusses how bamboo is harvested.