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Cork flooring is a classic flooring material that’s coming back in style due to its cost, durability, and sustainable properties.
Cork has an attractive, warm appearance. It’s a unique natural product that is soft underfoot, which also gives it excellent noise-dampening properties. It’s easy to install, coming in at a lower price point than other natural materials such as wood.
For those with chemical sensitivities, cork is an excellent choice. Because of the natural properties of the product, cork emits low or zero “VOC's” (volatile organic compounds) that give some customers grief. It’s also naturally resistant to mould, mildew, and fungus.
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While cork flooring has been in use for almost 100 years, it is currently making a comeback as consumers become increasingly focused on flooring sourced from renewable resources. Made from leftovers from the process of manufacturing corks for the wine industry, the material is sourced from the bark of a tree, which can be harvested every few years without damage. This makes cork flooring a 100% sustainable product and a form of recycling!
While having an attractive appearance with colouring reminiscent of wood, it has a yielding, slightly spongy texture. Not only does this make it soft underfoot, but it also makes it a very quiet product. This could be great in areas with high traffic or for those living with people at risk of falls.
Its soft texture can make it more susceptible to scratching than wood, but otherwise cork is a naturally resilient product. Cork flooring is a great way to get some of the benefits of synthetic products in a natural material; organic compounds from the cork tree make your cork flooring resistant to moisture, mould, insects and even fire. Modern cork flooring can also be treated with a sealant making it virtually 100% waterproof, allowing you to install residential cork flooring almost anywhere in your home, even kitchens and bathrooms.
CORK FLOORING INSTALLATION
At Floors Depot, we’re prepared to assist you on every step of the installation process. Once you’ve selected your cork flooring product of choice, our team will visit your house to provide you with a detailed quote on installation. Our team of seasoned professionals is your first choice for a cork installation with a superior final look.
Once the day of installation arrives, we will arrive on-site to remove your old floor and safely move any furniture you might have out of the way. Then we’ll proceed with the installation of your new cork floor! Our team is very well practised and with most properties we are in and out on the same day.
As Vancouver’s premier cork flooring installers, we would love to talk to you today about why this durable, quiet, eco-friendly product is a great fit for your home.
ADVANTAGES OF CORK FLOORING
In summary, here are the key advantages of cork flooring and why it makes such a great choice for your home:
Recycled from a 100% renewable and sustainable resource;
Naturally insulates the room against noise, heat, and cold;
Soft and quiet underfoot;
Easy to clean and maintain.
WHY TRUST FLOORS DEPOT?
The Best Team
In The Business
Our great reputation is built on our team of flooring professionals. Together they have lifetimes of experience in every part of the process and a deep knowledge of our products and services.
When you work with us, we handle every aspect of the flooring process. From our first consultation all the way through to the finishing touches of the installation, this lets us provide you with a smooth experience that we have mastered from start to finish.
By performing the entire process in-house and building on our great relationships with our suppliers, we’re confident that we can always offer you the best prices in the industry.
Environmentally Friendly Materials
Whenever there’s an option, we choose the environmentally friendly one. We consider environmental stewardship to be part of our business model. Modern hardwood floors are sourced from renewable timber resources.
We only work with trustworthy companies and suppliers that have a reliable track record of delivering top-quality products. When you work with us, you’ll know exactly what you are getting.
We treat each and every client as a new opportunity to show why we are the premier flooring specialist in the area. Reach out to us today to learn first hand why we are the best!
LATEST FLOORS DEPOT REVIEWS
We required an emergency floor replacement due on very short notice. We called Alex at 4pm on Friday afternoon and he was there by 6. Within days our floor was replaced and we were able to move back in. Alex and his team did an outstanding job. Their customer service is excellent. Marjan and I highly recommend Floors Depot!
Alex was a clear communicator. The job was done quickly and he was accommodating to our tight schedule. When some unforeseen challenges came up with the renovation (out of his control) he solved it and kept the project on schedule. Our floors look great, and the whole experience was stress free. I would highly recommend Alex to anyone!
Great price and excellent service from the Floors Depot store! They did a beautiful job installing our new laminate floors and paying special attention to finishings and trims. Thank you for a job well done. I will definitely refer you to my family and friends.
BAMBOO & CORK FLOORING FAQ
What are the main differences between cork and bamboo floors?
Bamboo flooring is a hard surface with a similar appearance to a hardwood floor, while cork flooring is soft and spongy, with a wood-like but unique look.
Can I install cork or bamboo flooring in my kitchen?
Both cork and bamboo flooring are suitable for a kitchen floor. However, it should be kept in mind that most products are not 100% waterproof, so spills should be mopped away quickly and not be allowed to sit.
How long do cork and bamboo floors last?
Bamboo floors can last from 10 to 25 years, depending on the product and the level of maintenance, while cork floors can last up to 30 years if maintained properly.
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