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Installing solid hardwood is a bit more forgiving and just feels better under foot, as is adds
When the lifetime of the floor is factored in hardwoods make more sense. A properly laid hardwood floor can last 80 to 100 years or more. I have yet to see a laminate floor more than 4-5 years old that still looks halfway decent. 5+ laminate floor installs cost far more that 1 good hardwood install.
It is common to find high spots where ever main support beams are located as these areas are not prone to as much settlement as the middle of the floor joist where its not supported. This in some cases can be a difficult thing to correct as age of the house plays a big factor in just how bad
But using floor leveling compound, along with a little sanding on the high spot you should be able to limit the height and smooth it out enough to correct this movement under the floor.
than concrete. This was just for the transportation "energy". The immense energy inputs for clear cutting virgin rainforests, to grow bamboo in mono-crop plantations, the fertilizer, harvesting, processing , boiling, kiln drying etc...was all factored as zero. Carbonized bamboo is even more energy hungry as this add a significant "heating" step.
By far a much "greener" option is locally sourced domestic hardwoods.
In any case, you really should not feel any movement underfoot regardless of the padding used under the floor. Particularly the type that is pre-fastened to the bottom of the board, There is simply not enough softness in that pad to allow you to feel any up and down motion. Its only there to act as a vapor barrier and offer some slight assistance to a sub floor that is a very little out of level.
Be sure to have a good written warranty on this install from the contractor just in case this bubble shows up again.
In any case glad your happy with the new floor!