Nowadays, there are so many options of flooring. You should think carefully to opt the right flooring which could give you comfortable, save, and nice walking surface. If you are searching the good flooring for your home, you could choose cork flooring. It is one of the comfortable and beautiful floor materials. You can install cork floor in any room of your home. Cork floor is appropriate for any spaces that need a comfortable standing and walking surface.
Cork floor will give you comfortable and pleasant walking surface. It is very great option for children play area or commercial place. Cork has natural substance called suberin which could prevent cork floor from rotting. Cork floor also has natural insulation which could decrease the heating cost. You may spend more money for installing cork floor since the cost of cork floor installation is per square foot. Do not consider too much the high cost of the cork floor installation, but think more satisfaction that you will get.
Some of manufacturers and distributors of cork flooring are Wicanders, Globus Cork, and Duro Design. You can find some catalogs of their product. You can choose cork floor in many variations of colors, patterns, and materials. You can also get some installation tips, maintenance, and cares.
Certainly, cork flooring has both advantages and disadvantages. Here I will give you information about some of advantages and disadvantages of the cork floor.
3.Cork floor is environment-friendly since the extraction processes do not harm tree.
2.Cork floor is resistant to insects, mold, and mites since it has anti-allergenic natural properties.
3.Cork floor is fire resistant.
4.Cork floor is one of the natural insulation.
5.Cork floor could reduce vibration and noise.
6.Cork floor can be installed like common tile over existing subfloor or on uneven surface.
7.Cork floor is strong. It could stand for heavy object.
8.Cork floor can be used as an underlayment layer.
1.Cork floor has higher cost compared with traditional floor material.
2.Cork floor has limited selection of colors compared with the other floor material.
3.Cork floor should be sealed in every five years.
4.Cork floor could be easily stained by dirt and spills if you do not protect it well.
5.The surface of cork floor can be easily damaged by sharp object.