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The Unique Feel Of A Cork Flooring

Posted Apr 20, 2017, Flooring. Admin

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Cork has been traditionally known as a product which is extensively used to seal the flavour of wine within the bottle. In fact uncorking a bottle of wine is a common enough phrase; one which we are all familiar with. But the fact that cork can also be used as flooring material is a concept which is relatively new but catching on fast. The factor which influences people to opt for this type of flooring is the springy warm feel one gets underfoot. It feels the same as walking on an air bed. What is a cork floor Cork is a natural product obtained from the bark of cork oak trees which are found in abundance in the Mediterranean. They are boiled, ground and then compressed together using resins which act as adhesives. The biggest advantage of cork floor is that it can b

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The most important characteristic which defines the functionality and feel of your home is the floor. And with a variety of options to choose from starting from hardwood to concrete and laminate to stone etc., you will definitely be spoilt for choice. But the factor which plays a major role in the final choice is your budget. While hardwood is probably the best choice in terms of aesthetics and durability, it is definitely not a pocket friendly choice. Hence looking at the other alternative available and choosing from them makes for a smart choice. Some of the other flooring options other than hardwood which are readily available are: • Concrete: Versatile in its laying, the concrete floor is the ideal choice for both contemporary as well as modern homes. Offering flexibil

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There are three things that govern the choice of flooring—lifestyle, location and budget. There are few flooring options which score on all fronts. Laminate flooring is one such option which is able to easily adapt to your lifestyle, can be placed in almost any location and gives great value for money. But like everything else this too has certain cons. The positive thing about laminate flooring is that the cons can be very easily overcome with just a few routine habits. What is laminate flooring Simply speaking , laminate flooring is made from laminating together multiple layers of a synthetic flooring material to emulate any other flooring material like stone, wood etc. This simulation is possible because of the presence of a photographic appliqué which is layered onto th

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Hardwood floors are elegant; they are beautiful and have an old world charm that few can resist. Imparting welcoming warmth to the rooms and homes where they are present, hardwood floors also give value for money as the years go by. But its shine and newness tends to get jaded with constant use thereby making it look dull and listless. With proper care, however, this shine and lustre can be maintained and brought back to hardwood floors. Some rules to follow There are however certain dos and don’ts that you needs to follow on a regular basis in order to keep your hardwood floor looking new like: It is always better to clean hardwood floors naturally. Chemical cleaners might seem effective but they contain toxic chemicals which might be safe in the long run.

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If you are thinking of renovating your home and at the same time wanting to go green, then natural stone is the best option for you. Traditionally known to be a durable, water-resistant flooring option with high functionality, stone tiles also have an innate elegance and class which they impart to rooms where they are used. Different types of natural stone tiles Depending on the material used stone tiles tends to differ both in their place of use and functionality. Each stone is unique in its characteristics and looks and offers a wide variety of choices with regards to its texture, tone and looks. Some of the stone tiles which are today considered popular choices with homeowners looking for both renovation and remodelling are: • Marble: These start off as limesto