Many people think that cork is new, it has actuality been used for over a
thousand years. It is a natural harvested product that comes from trees in
Portugal and Spain. Cork is retrieved only from mature trees and can only be harvested every 9 years, so it is also very economical. Cork can be colored in any shade because it accepts easily absorbs stains. Its natural patterns and designs enhance any décor and is available in various styles, sizes and colors.
Friendly to the earth and warm to the touch, cork floors are a sensible
solution for both their sustainability and comfort. Their popularity is growing at an exponential rate as people learn of their amazing benefits and designer styling. Cork flooring is essentially made from mostly materials leftover from the manufacturing of other cork products like bulletin boards and wine corks. The original source material is harvested from the bark of a cork tree, leaving the tree itself intact and available for future harvests. Even the HDF core that serves as the foundation for the cork wear layer is also largely made from recycled materials, giving you a truly green floor.