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HGTV'd with Teragren

HGTV’d with Teragren

HGTV’s Antonio Ballatore uses Teragren’s Portfolio Midnight Black strand bamboo flooring as the foundation when he turn’s the Marshall family’s outdated basement into a high tech, high octane family game room. Inspired by rock and roll and classic 80′s arcade themes, Antonio rips out the Marshall’s shabby decor, old fireplace...
New Life for Old Flooring

New Life for Old Flooring

Before your new bamboo flooring goes in it may be necessary to remove your existing wood floor. With just a little bit of time and care the old flooring can be removed in such a manner that it can be given a new life in another home. Whether you are...
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Down is Up - Bamboo Flooring for Wall Treatments

Down is Up – Bamboo Flooring for Wall Treatments

In the last year we have seen our strand bamboo panels used as wall treatments on diy Network’s House Crashers – Kitchen Blow Up and Bathtastic – Mod Makeover. Having seen our flooring products used as wall treatments  so many times over the years we thought it was time for us to do one of...
The Teragren Blog Remastered

The Teragren Blog Remastered

The creative team at Teragren has unveiled a refreshing new look for our blog. The updated scheme complements our new website design—which launched last August. Let us know what you think! Here’s what’s new: • Redesigned look. Improved design and ease of navigation • More at a glance. View our posts by row or grid...
Bamboo for High Yield in Cabinetry and Furniture Construction

Bamboo for High Yield in Cabinetry and Furniture Construction

One of the most important considerations when building fine cabinetry or furniture is the layout of the grain in the material being used. After the material has been sorted for color it is then best practice to lay out these parts on the sheets of veneer or plywood that is being used for the job....
Rescue Renovation - Synergy

Rescue Renovation – Synergy

DIY Network’s Rescue Renovation installs Teragren’s Synergy® Java wide-plank flooring as a decorative border around slate tiles in the loft of Ken Walker’s house. Ken built his house ten years ago to his own specifications. Now his girlfriend, Michelle, is ready to move in but the house is not designed for two people to live in. This...
Understanding Bamboo Colors

Understanding Bamboo Colors

Last week we discussed the differences in bamboo grains and the fact that, unlike the hardwood industry, there are no defined rules for grading and naming bamboo. With a few diagrams and brief descriptions of the manufacturing process it’s pretty easy to make sense of the different grains. But with bamboo colors it’s not as...
Understanding Bamboo Grains

Understanding Bamboo Grains

With bamboo becoming the go-to material for sustainable design there can still be a great deal of confusion in understanding all of the terminology used to describe grains and colors. Unlike the hardwood industry there are no defined rules for grading and naming bamboo. Though there are many disparities in the many manufacturing processes being...