Why Cork Flooring?

Cork is derived from the Cork Oak tree, which grows in abundance in the warmer regions of Europe. As an effective renewable resource it is right up there with bamboo making it the new green flooring of choice for many ecofriendly homes.

The insulation properties of cork flooring are excellent, meaning that when cork is installed energy in home is used more efficiently, saving money on those high utility bills.

The beauty of a cork floor though is the biggest reason to choose it. It can be found in a rainbow of different hues and unique patterns and textures. To ensure that it is every bit as durable as it’s hard wood cousins cork floor tiling is usually set on top of a high-density fiberboard base and finished with acrylic to ensure it can stand up to almost anything.

The slight give cork flooring still processes after the finishing processes make it a great choice for the kitchen. If you spend a large amount of your time standing at the stove a cork floor is easier on your back and feet than many other options.

Cork Flooring Styles

Earth and Classics Cork
Earth & Classics
Elegant and distinctive natural cork flooring available in a wide range of colors and patterns. Earth and Classics Cork is a stylish and environmentally conscious option for any room in your home. Earth and Classics Cork Natural Cork Tiles are for glue down application. They are available in a variety of organic, geometric, and linear patterns to suit all of your interior design needs. The tile backs are pre-buttered at the factory to minimize installation failures.
New Dimensions Cork
New Dimensions
Eco friendly all natural cork flooring from New Dimensions Cork features Corkloc glueless installation and has all the charm and beauty of traditional hardwood flooring . New Dimensions Cork is manufactured with Acrodur from BASF to eliminate potentially harmful ingredients such as phenol, formaldehyde, and isocyanates from the binding process significantly reducing the level of emissions without compromising the performance of the cork flooring
Blend Multi Color Cork
Blend  Multicolor
Blend Multi Color Cork flooring tiles are a beautiful, durable, eco-friendly and yet very affordable way to introduce cork flooring into your home. Blend Multi Color Cork flooring features the quick and easy Corkloc glueless installation system and are are manufactured with Acrodur from BASF to eliminate harmful ingredients such as phenol, formaldehyde, and isocyanates from the binding process significantly reducing the level of emissions without compromising the performance of the cork flooring

CORK COMPARISON CHART

Natural Cork floors combine the best characteristics of hard surface and soft surface flooring. NO OTHER FLOORING OPTION COMPARES! See for yourself:

 
Natural Cork
Carpet
Hardwood
Ceramic Tile
Vinyl/VCT
Laminate
Warm
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Comfort Underfoot
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Durable
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Easy to Clean
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
All Natural
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Resilient
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Mold/Mildew Resistant
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Acoustic Insulator
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Thermal Insulator
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Increases Home Value
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Resists Insects
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Fire Inhibitor
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Easy to Install
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Easy to Repair
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Scratch Resistant
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes

 
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