So just what is bamboo floor covering? In today's world, in addition to oak hardwoods, maple hardwoods, bamboo flooring has found itself as an appealing option for flooring because of its physical correlations to hardwoods. While not an actual hardwood it is very resilient and is found in numerous colors, and manufactured in visually striking styles and finishes. Bamboo is a green alternative to traditional hardwood due to it being a grass from asia with a tremendous regrowth rate.
Cork floors are yet another sustainable flooring selection. It is harvested every nine years by taking the bark off of cork trees. Since each cork tree used for flooring can produce about 16 harvests in its lifespan; this harvesting is a trait of a lasting agro-forestry system, in which we use the natural resources around us without removing the entire resource from its surroundings.
Cork flooring is organic, recyclable as well as biodegradable, and no organic or manufactured product duplicates its residential properties. Cork flooring is natural choice for hypoallergenic, mildew and mold, wetness, dust, as well as pollen resistant flooring. Cork floors are anti-static, it is suggested for usage where computer systems and computerized devices are installed. Cork flooring can be utilized anywhere in your house (listed below as well as above grade) since it is versatile, water-resistant, soft and warm.