There are many choices for flooring. Even if you are able to choose the type you want easily, you still have several decisions to make. If you think that hardwood flooring is the way to go, try to think outside of the box a little bit. Remember that maple and cherry hardwoods arenít your only options. Here are five reasons why bamboo makes a great hardwood floor: 1) The natural grains and patterns provide a warm finish. 2) Bamboo is extremely strong and durable. 3) It is environmentally friendly (itís an easily renewable resource). 4) It still has great color and style. 5) Bamboo is the newest and coolest floor choice.