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Cork vs. Bamboo Flooring: What’s Better for Your Project?

Cork and bamboo are both intriguing flooring options that offer an alternative to traditional hardwood. If you’re considering new flooring for your home, these are both eco-friendly options that can help you maintain a home that’s a little lighter on the earth. Learn more about the pros and cons of . . . Read more

Different Types of Cork Flooring

Cork is usually associated with wine bottles and office message boards. Lately, it’s gaining popularity as a material for flooring. It holds in warmth, acts as a sound insulator, and feels springy underfoot. Cork resists mold, mildew, and microorganisms, which makes it ideal for those with allergies. The material is . . . Read more

Cork Flooring Glossary

If you’re looking for a sustainable flooring material that stands up to wear, offers cushion underfoot, and has insulating properties, cork might be the answer. This environmentally responsible flooring choice looks great and reduces your carbon footprint. Here are some cork flooring terms to familiarize yourself with: Acclimate: A several-day . . . Read more