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Cork Flooring


Cork flooring isn't a new concept. These floors have been used in Canada and the U.S. since around the turn of the century. "It gives you sound control because it absorbs foot falls and noise," says Ann Wicander, president of WE Cork. "Traditionally, it's been used in libraries and churches, but now you see it everywhere."

Recently, the appeal of green, or environmentally friendly, products has prompted a renewed interest in cork flooring for the home. According to The American Institute of Architect's Home Design Survey in 2008, more than 60 percent of respondents saw an increased interest in sustainable flooring.

Benefits of Cork Flooring
  • Durability - Cork flooring is durable enough to stand up to the kind of foot traffic you require of it in home and office settings
     
  • Comfort - Cork floors are comfortable - its cushiony surface allowing for the impact absorption of footfalls, making walking on cork flooring a comfortable experience.
     
  • Practicality - Cork floors are also renowned for holding in warmth, which is yet another level of comfort to be experienced.
     
Cork Meets Your "Green" Expectations

Cork is an environmentally responsible flooring choice. The bark of the cork oak is harvested by hand. There is little or no wastage when cork flooring is manufactured. If you want to go green, choosing cork flooring is a great way to get the balance between look, function, and environmental responsibility.

Cork Floors Add Character to Your Interiors

Cork flooring offers a uniquely intriguing design element. Adding the speckled patterns which vary from tile to tile to your space adds character; it attracts positive attention, and makes an individual statement. Cork flooring offers subtle color variation that allows you to be creative in terms of layout - you are free to make your flooring project your own!

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