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Morning Star Natural 9/16"x5 1/8" Stained Finish Solid

Morning Star  9/16" x 5-1/8" Antique Strand Handscraped Bamboo

Morning Star Natural 9/16"x5 1/8" Stained Finish Solid
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18.12 sq. ft. per box
SKU: 10023638
Comparable Price $5.49/sq. ft.
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Morning Star Bamboo- 9/16" x 5-1/8" Stained Solid Antique Strand Handscraped Bamboo Flooring- 30 Year Warranty

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Morning Star Bamboo Flooring is one of the best bamboo floors on the market today. It is produced from old growth bamboo reeds that are at least 4 years old, thereby increasing hardness. Morning Star Bamboo Flooring creates a naturally beautiful and ecologically friendly product that evokes a feeling of luxury.

Quick Highlights:
- Real Bamboo
- Eco-Friendly
- Low Emission Adhesive
- Glue or Nail Down
- Premium Finish
- 30 Year Warranty

Strand
Twice as hard as oak, strand bamboo is an optimal choice for busy homes when durability is needed to stand up to the wear and tear of family foot traffic, active kids and even pets. 

To make strand bamboo, shredded bamboo fibers are compressed under extreme heat and pressure.  This manufacturing process yields flooring that is even harder and more dense than traditional bamboo floors. Available in a variety of colors to complement and décor, all Morning Star strand bamboo products are finished with premium coating and backed by a 30 year warranty.

And, since bamboo is a naturally sustainable grass that re-grows spontaneously after harvest, you can feel good about making an environmentally friendly flooring decision.


It's simple...
Eco-Friendly. Beautiful look. Beautiful price.

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  We caught up with real Lumber Liquidators' customers who volunteered to discuss their floor shopping, buying and installation experiences. In no way did these customers receive compensation for their kind words. (They're speaking straight from the heart.)

 


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  • Brand:  Morning Star
  • FLOORING SKU:  10023638
  • SAMPLE SKU:  10023749
  • Limited Warranty:  30 years
  • Trade Name:  Bamboo
  • Botanical Name:  Bamboo Stained Strand
  • Marketing Name:  Bamboo
  • Janka Rating:  2789
  • AC Rating:  N/A
  • Width:  5 1/8"
  • Thickness:  9/16"
  • Construction:  Solid
  • Installation Type:  Glue, Nail
  • Sq. Ft. Per Box:  18.12
  • Hardness Rating:  116% harder than Red Oak
  • Waste:  5%
  • Weight per box/unit:  57.44
  • Installation Details:  Installation Guide.pdf
  • Catalog Page:  Morning Star Catalog Page

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.7

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to clean (4)
  • Beautiful finish (3)
  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Kitchen (5)
    • Bedroom (4)
    • Living room (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (26)

    Reviewed by 33 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Exceeded expectations

    By Jim in Springfield

    from Springfield, IL

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to clean
    • Great to walk on
    • Looks great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dining room
      • Family Room
      • High traffic areas

      We needed to replace 20 year old carpet and wanted something easy to walk on, durable, and to go with the décor of our home. We got all three with this choice.
      We had the Lumber Liquidator's 3rd party suppliers lay the floor. We had 700 square feet and it took them about 2 ½ days. They did a great job and were very neat. We have a grand piano and they laid the floor right under the piano. It was amazing to see how they did it.
      My wife had a stroke which left her left side weak. She had difficulty walking on carpet. She loves the new flooring because it is easy to walk on, easy to clean, and looks great. She is very particular in her design choices and the floor exceeded her expectations.
      We are already looking at putting the same flooring in our guest bedroom.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Overall Great Look

      By Roister

      from Bellevue,Wa

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Blends Very Well With All

      Cons

      • Some Gouges Looked Wrong

      Best Uses

        I really like the way it blends with all colors of wood. My living room is different than my kitchen and it works for both.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        3.0

        Well...

        By Anon

        from NY

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Good price
        • seems durable

        Cons

        • Many Damaged Boards
        • Tough to Install

        Best Uses

          We put this in our livingroom and it looks fantastic. We bought an extra 60 square feet and glad we did. There were a lot of damaged boards and it took some creative planning to be able to finish the room without buying more product. Manufacture says 5% waste allowance but if we tossed all the boards with bad spots we would have had 27% waste.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great Product

          By VA Girl

          from Centreville, VA

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Beautiful look
          • Rustic But Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bedroom
            • Family Room
            • Kitchen
            • Living Room
            • Study

            I love the wide planking of this bamboo flooring. It's a little darker than I would have liked, but the pricing made it worth it! I have it in my bedroom and it looks beautiful!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            bamboo flooring

            By Irishrose

            from Browns Mills, NJ

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable Perfect Color

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Kitchen Due To Dogs

              Beautiful flooring...easy to install...changes the entire appearance of my kitchen...just love it!!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect for our Kitchen

              By Always another project

              from Tennessee

              Verified Reviewer

              Installation was easy. Easy to keep clean. We have had it installed for two years and no scratches...even though our young son does circles around the island on riding toys.

               
              5.0

              Better then I though

              By Labatts

              from Altmar, NY

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    It look way better then the sample and any of the picture's. Looks great with all my antique furniture.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this floor!

                    By Kinneys

                    from Muskegon, MI

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Goes Down Great
                    • Looks Awesome

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Foyer
                      • Kitchen
                      • Living Room

                      We loved the look of this product but was skeptical because we got such a great deal on it. We bought it anyway and our builder laid it for us. He said it was the best product he had ever seen. Very hard and went down well. The bamboo was in great shape with very little waste. We love it! I will include a picture soon.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect for a farmhouse

                      By Farmhouse builders

                      from Pittstown,NJ

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Dining
                      • Durable
                      • Easy Install
                      • Kitchen
                      • Living
                      • Mudroom
                      • unique look

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Bedroom
                        • Dining
                        • entry
                        • Hallway
                        • Kitchen
                        • Mudroom

                        Beautiful unique/rustic look.After installing 2100 sqft of it in our newly built farmhouse we had some appliance delivery and install(pulling large commercial size fridge/range/dishwasher in and out of its place)Base moulding cut and install...we end up with a few minor scratches.At one of the stores the sales man recommended Old English on them-and WOW its a floor that looks like noone ever even walked on!!!First order was for kitchen/dining/great room/entry.We went back to get it for our mudroom,hallway,office,master bedroom and walk-in closet.Fits our need perfectly and soooo durable.(If you are in Jersey go to the East Brunswick store -you wont regret the travel time!!!)

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Floors!

                        By Risjim

                        from Rhode Island

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              This floor is beautiful and has a lot of character. Everyone that sees them comments on them. They are awesome!

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              • Q:

                                what type and thickness is the backer on stranded click flooring
                                Asked on 3/28/2015 by rick from rural Indiana

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  No backer, this is all bamboo "top to bottom".
                                  Thank you for your inquiry.

                                  Answered on 3/30/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                What color stain should we purchase to use on our stair railing to best match with this bamboo floor?
                                Asked on 3/28/2015 by Tina from Orlando, Florida

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Unfortunately this stain is not available in a can for retail sale. I would recommend bringing a scrap piece of the flooring (and a piece of the wood species you will be staining) to a paint store and they should be able to match the stain for you. Thank you for your inquiry.

                                  Answered on 3/30/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                How does this bamboo hold up with large pets
                                Asked on 3/21/2015 by Dorothy and Joe from michigan

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Despite today's advanced technology, water spills, dirt and other abrasive substances can damage a wood floor's finish. Location, traffic patterns, how often the floor is vacuumed and cleaned, children and/or pets are all factors that influence wear and durability.
                                  Thank you for your inquiry.

                                  Answered on 3/25/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                Can I lay this over existing hardwoods or do I have to pull them first.
                                Asked on 3/21/2015 by Tony Domerese from Shelby Township, MI

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  When installing over existing hardwood you will need to install the new floor perpendicular or on the diagonal over the old.
                                  Thank you for your inquiry.

                                  Answered on 3/25/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                Where is Morning Star Flooring made?
                                Asked on 3/9/2015 by Petrina from Ontario, Canada

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  The Country of Origin for this bamboo flooring is China and is not subject to Carb regulations, it is not included in the 60 Minutes allegations. Thank you for writing in!

                                  Answered on 3/11/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                Can this be refinished?
                                Asked on 2/10/2015 by Charlie from Walla Walla Wa

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Bamboo flooring can be fully re-sanded and finished as any other species

                                  Typically floor sanding involves using a special (drum) floor sander, edger, and a buffer/ polisher with a disc attachment for holding sand paper and buffing pads. The sanding procedure starts with a course to medium grit sand paper. After sanding the entire floor, repeat with a medium grit and complete sanding with a fine grit sand paper. This produces a fine surface and is ready for finishing. Be aware that because bamoo is a grass it tends to get “fuzzy”, the surface burns or heats-up faster than wood during sanding. Approach the sanding at a slight angle to the grain direction then graduating down to fine course. The method is similar to sanding soft yellow Pine.

                                  Note that in most cases a full sanding is usually not required, just a “buff & re-coat” or “screening & re-coating” may be all that needed to re-freshen a floor. This method of light sanding employs an industrial type orbital buffer fitted with a nylon pad and screen that removes surface scratches, cleans, and prepares the floor for new top finishes. Using this procedure really depends how the floor was used or abused. In general, high traffic areas; kitchen-dinette would need to be re-coated sooner than a bedroom or formal dining room. If your floors have been treated with any “non-hardwood friendly products” such as; waxes, oils, heavy wear patterns or has lots of dents, then it would need to be fully refinished.

                                  The techniques of sanding and finishing bamboo do require higher skills and best left to professionals.

                                  Answered on 2/11/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                I'm planning to replace my vinyl kitchen floor. I prefer the look and warmth of wood rather than tile. Between the dogs' water bowl and the general spillage in a kitchen, I'm worried about the effects of water on the wood. Could you please educate me to the water resistance of pre-finished hardwood, bamboo and cork? I may also redo a bathroom, and I assume that the same type of flooring would work there. Also, please advice as to resistance to dog toenail wear and tear.
                                Asked on 2/2/2015 by Jay from Mechanicsburg, PA

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Water & wood do not mix.

                                  Despite today's advanced technology, water spills, dirt and other abrasive substances can damage a wood floor's finish. Location, traffic patterns, how often the floor is vacuumed and cleaned, children and/or pets are all factors that influence wear and durability.
                                  Thank you for your inquiry.

                                  Answered on 2/2/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                I'm looking at the Antique Strand Bamboo floor. What type of padding do you recommend? Do you glue or nail down the padding? Do you then glue down the wood floor to the padding? My wife doesn't want to click it, because the floor can then buckle. We have about 1400 sq. ft. to do.
                                Asked on 1/27/2015 by Tank Rat from Holland, OH

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  You can find complete installation instructions on the product page by clicking on the installation tab and then clicking on - Installation Guide.
                                  Thank you for writing in.

                                  Answered on 1/28/2015 by cc-2
                              • Q:

                                is bamboo recommended for bath room
                                Asked on 12/5/2014 by ddawgbull72

                                1 answer

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  No. Because of excessive moisture bamboo, like hardwood flooring, can experience damage. Half bath would be fine but full baths not recommended.

                                  Answered on 12/8/2014 by Tech & Install
                              • Q:

                                I have ceramic tile in my kitchen and dining area, and carpet in the living area. My home is on concrete, and it is the open area concept. Do I need to tear up the ceramic tile in order to glue down the bamboo? Since my home is on concrete, the living area which has carpet will not be on the same level as the dining area and kitchen because of the ceramic tile.
                                Asked on 12/1/2014 by Paula the Planner from Arvada, CO

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Please call our Tech and Installation Dept. @ (800) 366-4204 for a detailed answer to your question. Thank you for your inquiry.

                                  Answered on 12/2/2014 by cc-2
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