||10-22-2013 11:10 AM
I have worked with a lot of bamboo. Yes, moisture does cause an odor but it has never been clear to me if it was from under the flooring or the flooring itself.
In high traffic areas, using a floating system over a soft underlayment, I do not find it to be better than other flooring. If that area gets wet, the top finish tends to wear badly.
You might check the prices too. I understand there is a tariff add-on that prices Chinese bamboo significantly higher now, compared to a few years ago.
Here is some of my most recent bamboo flooring and decor work ...