Our eco-system is not the only thing to benefit from sustainable flooring. Making green home improvement choices can make a vast difference to the environment of your home. Fortunately, sustainable flooring can be functional as well as beautiful.
Cork and Bamboo are two options that add to beautiful design. These products are nature’s most sustainable flooring materials with positive benefits for you and your family.
Natural insulator and stays warm underfoot. It’s also water-resistant, making it one of the safest types of wood for splash-prone areas. It’s comfortable to walk on thanks to its natural resilience.
Cork’s sound absorbing properties give you quiet, peaceful surroundings. Perfect for a music room or yoga studio.
Doesn’t absorb allergens and resists mold and mildew with its anti-microbial properties. Many are certified for Indoor Air Quality.
Cork comes in a variety of colors and sizes including plank or wider tile styles and some of the canvas tiles mimic the look of natural hardwood or natural stone.
Natural Bamboo is 27% harder than oak and 13% harder than maple. Natural Bamboo is composed of complex fibers woven together. Perfect for even the most active homes.
Like Cork, Bamboo comes in a variety of on-trend colors and innovative textures. You’re guaranteed to find something to fit your needs and decor from tradition horizontal and vertical styles to strand woven planks, along with smooth or distressed characteristics.
Made from natural vegetation, a plentiful and rapidly renewable resource.
If you instead prefer the look and feel of natural hardwoods like oak, maple and hickory, you can still make an earth-friendly choice!
Just make sure to choose domestic sources with forests certified by Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The Forest Stewardship Council’s mission is to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests. Using timber from these FSC certified forests ensures the health of the world’s forests for future generations.
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