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Why you should consider bamboo when looking for decking alternatives

Why you should consider bamboo when looking for decking alternatives

There are many reasons to consider bamboo when on a quest for an elegant new deck for a project. Among the wide array of decking alternatives available on the market, it can be hard to determine what the most important elements of a material are when considering the pros and cons of all decking alternatives. In this blog we list the most important reasons you should consider bamboo when looking to spruce up your next project:

  • The versatility of bamboo decking compared to other materials
  • Manufacturers guarantee given on bamboo decking
  • The natural look of a bamboo deck compared to synthetics
  • The sustainability advantages of the fastest growing plant on earth
  • The endless admiration of a deck that looks great for a long time


With the high stability and wide product range, a unique design is almost a given when working with MOSO® Bamboo X-treme®. With different board widths and ultimate freedom when it comes to design, a deck with striking patterns, such as herringbone, can be achieved. Not only this, but the high stability also means Bamboo X-treme® boards come equipped with an end matched system and thus an “endless” board look can also be created. Such designs can only be achieved with a material that reaches the ultimate stability levels, meaning Bamboo X-treme ® is a very versatile material to work with and the possibilities lie merely in the tips of your fingers.


It goes without saying that the guarantee is important when looking at a material. MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® has a 25 year guarantee, which speaks for itself. However, what doesn’t always speak for itself in a guarantee is to what extent the supplier can help you. An element in which MOSO® prides itself in is the extremely wide knowledge base built up over the years and the highly experienced MOSO experts at your beck and call to help with any questions. Whether you want to know more about the possibilities and how you can work with Bamboo X-treme®, to the installation requirements, MOSO® includes an all in one service.


If uniqueness and elegance is something that is required for a project, then MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® should most certainly be considered. With a look that few other decking alternatives can offer, MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® can really bring that wow factor to a project. Greying beautifully as other natural materials over time, the striking bamboo patina will be emphasised as this greying occurs, making the deck stand out even more and keeping that beautiful element of nature alive. If this natural element wasn’t enough, the fact that a bamboo deck can be installed without any visible screws adds another element of depth to the overall look.


One of the most popular reasons for the choice of bamboo is the sustainable advantages it possesses and how this can impact a project. The extremely fast growing speed of bamboo means that bamboo captures large amounts of CO2, and in large quantities. This is then stored in the bamboo for the rest of its life and, thus, in the MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® deck used in a project. This is not the case when looking at other non-natural decking alternatives. Not only the carbon storage, but the resource itself aids the sustainable aspects of Bamboo X-treme® Decking. Where bamboo is a renewable resource in which harvesting of the Moso bamboo stem actually matures the growth, the sustainable aspects of bamboo products just keep growing. If you want to read more about the sustainability of Bamboo X-treme®, make sure you read this blog: production blog.

Endless admiration

A bamboo deck will last a lifetime when it is properly installed and maintained, meaning that long after installation the decking will still be admired. Due to the high stability of MOSO® Bamboo X-treme®, you can not only create an X-tremely unique deck with endless design possibilities, but it can be enjoyed for a very long time. Being a natural product, this also means that you have the freedom to alter the deck at any given moment. Whether you want to highlight he beautiful brown colour by re oiling the deck, or you want to re finish the deck with another colour, the beauty of a natural deck, as opposed to other decking alternatives, means you have the freedom to sand down the deck and it will be just like new, ready to be treated however you want.


With vast experience and visibility all around the world, MOSO® is able to provide catered advice when it comes to a desire to impress with a unique design. With more than 6.5 million m² installed in more than 60 countries around the world, the MOSO® Bamboo Experts know how to guide you on your bamboo quest. They can make sure you get the most out of your bamboo decking.

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Nicole Nicholson
Nicole Nicholson

Marketing & Sustainability Specialist

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