Bamboo is a green, eco-friendly product and a great alternative to natural wood. Just like hardwood, bamboo comes in solid and engineered construction, and it can be nailed, glued down, or floated. Bamboo can be highly durable and fire, insect, and moisture resistant. It is, in fact, 25 percent harder than traditional red oak. Furthermore, bamboo comes in a several patterns and widths to complement a variety of decorative plans and designs.