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Home Décor Using Cork Flooring

Dec 16th 2015 at 12:18 PM

Flooring plays a vital role when it comes to home decoration. Homeowners will generally choose the type of flooring which they can match with their home. Many homeowners are looking to purchase sustainable flooring. Below is information for all sustainable flooring which is environment friendly.

Sustainable flooring- sustainable floor means it comes from a renewable resource and helps reduce the impact on ecosystem

Types of sustainable flooring

Wood-Wood flooringis one of the most abundantly renewable flooring material available. Sustainable forest management makes it possible to harvest wood without any serious impact on the environment, because trees are a renewable resource that can be replaced time and time again

Bamboo flooring-Bamboo flooring is made from timber. It is water proof and durable. It is costly than laminate but cheaper than hardwood flooring. It is easy to install. It is stylish in look and make the home look modern. It is a natural material and easy to maintain.It is durable and cost efficient.

Cork flooring-Cork flooring is hand harvested from the Cork Oak tree every 9-12 years. This tree can continue producing cork for over 150 years.Cork is filled with pockets of air making it a fantastic insulator and helps lower sound and noise vibrations between floors. Cork flooring is durable and can last well over 20 years.

Linoleum-All of the materials used in the manufacture of linoleum flooring tiles are biodegradable, all natural, and easily renewable.That is it can be destroyed easily without causing pollution. It’s by product and waste material can be reused. It repel dust thus is good for asthma and allergic patients. It is fire resistant.

Rubber Flooring-It is made from rubber tree. It is easily reused, a renewable product but it is limited in quantity. It is easy to maintain. One of the advantages is that it do not fade easily, it is sound and vibration proof. It is a popular choice for commercial use and is durable and can last for 20 years. It is easy to maintain and require warm water to clean. It is advised not to use detergent as it may fade the color of flooring.

Natural and recycled carpet-It is made from natural fibers like cotton, wool, jute etc and it is highly sustainable. It is soft and eco-friendly. It is made from the material which is biodegradable that is it does not cause pollution. Care and maintenance are required. Stains are easily removed by washing.

Coconut timber flooring-It is made from coconut tree. It is less costly than teak. It is both eco-friendly and modern in look. It looks exotic and beautiful. Coconut tree grows upward with no branches and therefore no knots in wood.

Hopefully you can now make a decision regarding the best flooring option to suit your budget and lifestyle.

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