Will I have an answer, or just more questions? :-)
Let's say, for the sake of argument, that my house gets really dry in
the summer, and is relatively humid in the winter. There's no way I'm
going to run the humidifier in the summer, it's hot enough as is, the
A/C has just enough oomph to keep the house cool without making it
fight with a humidifier too. So I still need to find a flooring
solution that can handle the humidity swings (which sounds like I need
to avoid solid wood and also solid grass).
Or, what if my house isn't that different (humidity-wise) in winter
vs. summer. Then I guess we say the problems I've seen with my bamboo
are not with seasonal variations, but rather just that the bamboo
wasn't fully dry when it was installed, and that installing bamboo in
the future might do just fine ... except that it's difficult to say
when bamboo is really fully dry (has reached equilibrium moisture
content), so I run the risk of having the same problem with the new
floor, so I'm still better off avoiding bamboo.
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