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Why build with bamboo

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Bamboo is the world’s fastest growing plant, is in the subfamily of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family of Poaceae. Certain species are capable of growing by as much as three feet within a 24-hour period or one inch every 40 minutes after they have been in the ground for several years!

Bamboo is grown organically, is earth friendly, 100 percent renewable, is made protected from insect and fungus damage, and is good for the environment with its release of 35 percent more oxygen, and being free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides as well as glues and formaldehydes.

Moso and Tonkin bamboo poles are obtained from the most reputable growers in China’s famous Anji region with its favorable climate and environment that aid in producing top quality bamboo that is later specially hand picked.

Building with bamboo for outdoor or indoor projects is well recommended because high-quality commercial grade bamboo poles and other products are very durable and versatile, can withstand harsh weather, and amazingly have a higher compressive strength than wood, concrete, or brick and a higher tensile strength than steel!

Bamboo is also beautiful with its attractive varying shades of beige, warm yellow, and tropical tan. The selection is enhanced to also offer natural, black, and speckled. The exotic tropical feel strikes an emotional chord and brings a feeling of captivating tropical elegance along with strength and yet delicacy to a landscape or any space.

Bamboo is considered to be the most useful and versatile plant in the world. The structure of a hollow tube with walls across the tube at every node provides strength and flexibility and can be utilized for hundreds of tasks. Bamboo houses have been known to survive earthquakes mostly unscathed when houses made of other materials around them crumbled.tropical accessories tiki bar

Transform your backyard or other living space into a tropical paradise with island décor by constructing do-it-yourself decorative backdrops, canopies, furniture, kitchen utensils, musical instruments, woven baskets and mats, and even room dividers.

If you would like to speak with a knowledgeable design bamboo specialist, please feel free to call Forever Bamboo at 877-912-2244.

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