Eco-Friendly Floors

Looking for different type of flooring, more comfy looking and environment friendly, then the perfect choice would be cork tiles. This cork flooring type of floor is different from the tradition hardwood floors but is offered as a great alternative.  It is known for its low maintenance and green credentials it has received in the past few years, making it another popular floor type in the flooring industry. This cork flooring has many available varieties in it natural shades and synthetic colours.
Cork tile flooring is very easy maintained and sometimes doesn’t need it too. It is strong and durable than the wood too. Cork is a renewable and natural material harvested from the barks of the cork oak trees. These trees are native to Spain, Tunisia and Portugal and have been used in constructions for centuries although in recent times it became popular in United States as a flooring material. It has a lot of unique characteristics such as beauty, durability, eco-friendly or green environment merits, comfortable, easy to clean, and less maintenance. Cork tile flooring cannot be installed in every location but only in some places.
Cork floors are soft and yielding to your feet. People are delighted when they come across these types of floors because of its softness and look. These floors are so durable that it resists scratches, scrapes and cracking. It is also resistant to liquids and gas. Cork floors springs back when dents are made by furniture. Permanent damages can be done to cork floors from furniture. Cork flooring if properly sustained, preserved and retained it can last for more than forty years.
Cork floorings are anti-microbial. It has a natural resistant to termites, mold and mildew. It is a healthy type of flooring and does not affect indoor air quality or give any bad odor. Timber floors is a safe flooring method as it is highly fire resistant. Cork only melts or catches fire if the temperature is really high.
It provides comfort, warmth and quiet to houses with cork floorings. It also makes a comfortable cushion for the underfoot. Cork floors are acoustic insulator and has natural thermal within them too. Cork floorings are aesthetically versatile. These flooring of cork are available in tiles and planks. It has many sizes, colors and styles to choose from.
Cork floors are practical and do not wear off like other types of flooring such as vinyl or laminate floorings. The color and pattern of the cork are instilled into the thickness of the material, there by retaining the cork floors with damages. Cork flooring has a long life span.