Ask The Expert With Westboro FlooringPublished on May 19, 2015

  • Ask The Expert With Westboro Flooring

Q. With the increase in popularity of cork flooring, many people are asking why would we should choose cork over other flooring options?

A. Cork flooring is the perfect combination of beauty, comfort and durability and can be utilized in both residential and light commercial applications. 

Cork is a sustainable resource that offers durability and strength as well as a wide range of other benefits.

Benefits include the ability to reduce noise transfer and act as a thermal insulator. Cork also offers a natural resistance to mould and insects, providing a wonderful alternative to people who suffer from allergies. 

New trends in cork include flooring as well as wall coverings that simulate natural stone and can be installed above, below or on grade. Cork can be used in any part of the home including kitchens and bathrooms with the new water-resistant finishes. 

Manufacturers of cork constantly update their product offerings each season, debuting new colours and textures that fit with any design scheme. 

One of the best features of cork flooring is its low-maintenance requirements. Cork requires only sweeping, vacuuming and the occasional damp mopping using a cork cleaner. 

From hotels and restaurants, to libraries and hospitals, cork flooring can be found all over the world including the homes of the top designers and architects.

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