Cork flooring is undeniably the
single most environmentally friendly floorcovering you could consider.
flooring, quiet and
durable, is a natural product that is harvested from the bark of the cork oak
tree. Cork flooring production involves a completely harmless process
which allows the cork oak tree to be continuously harvested every 9 or 10 years.
An average tree can live to well over 100 years, so one can see how viable and
productive this process can be. Portugal and Spain are major exporters of cork due in large part
to the number of sustainable forests in these
Cork flooring is actually made from the reclaimed waste from other manufactured
cork products. Through a unique process where high pressure and heat is applied
to ground up cork granules, making in essence a large block of raw agglomerated
product, it now becomes possible to produce such things as cork underlayment, cork planks,
cork tiles or cork sheet goods in both unfinished and prefinshed products. These products
are now available for your use as underlayment, crack suppression, plank or tile floors.
Soft, luxurious, beautiful flooring that will last a lifetime is at your disposal. The
availability of this product is greater than at any time within the last 20
years, as is your choice of colors and finish. If one word can sum this product
up, it would be resilient. It possesses a unique ability to adapt to various
climate conditions as well as hold up under the highest traffic.
Cork Outstanding Features
Cork flooring is environmentally friendly, resilient, very little if any out-gassing, outstanding moisture resistance,
thermal insulating, fire resistant, sound absorbing, extremely durable, resists
cracking, chemically resistant, abrasion resistant, and last but not least, the
most comfortable floor you will ever walk on. What more do you need to convince
you that this is by far the best choice in floorcovering. Tongue and groove planks
and tiles are now able to be installed as a 'floating' floor without the use of
adhesive making them truly a DIY project floor. Yes, this natural product offers
a reasonable alternative to traditional hardwood lumber.
Products from Duro-design, a featured company on FloorBiz and a leading industry manufacturer,
offers a wide range of colors and sells products suitable for many applications, including small, medium and
large to extra large flooring applications, commercial and industrial projects as well as walls and decorative boards for all
sorts of creative and stunning results.
All of the
color choices manufactured by Duro-design are made from the highest
quality materials and are of superior quality, even harder than traditional
hardwood itself. Duro-design products have been used extensively in
commercial applications such as retail stores, restaurants, offices,
institutional, houses of worship, etc.
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