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Cork Flooring

Installation

With some basic tools or our DIY guide, you’ll be able to install cork flooring in your home. These floors are a natural, renewable product and are a great choice for your home or office

Step 1:

Prep the subfloor and ensure that it is leveled and has no cracks and gaps.

Step 2:

Roll out the adhesive onto the back of the cork tiles the night before. This will make the job a lot smoother the next morning. For a bigger room, it’s best to separate it into quadrants.

Step 3:

Follow your layout lines perfectly to avoid moving a shifting tiles once they have been pressed down. Tap the tiles with a rubber mallet as you go about laying them down.

Step 4:

After you have finished laying the tiles, sand any high spots or ridges and vacuum the entire floor.

Essential Care

  1. Vacuum or sweep the floors regularly to remove dirt and sand from it. Do not use water or cleaning agents to clean your floors as they can damage it.
  2. Avoid walking in stiletto heels on the floor and sliding heavy furniture across the floors as they can cause unwanted scratches.
  3. Do not place electronics directly on the floor as the heat that is generated from these devices can damage your floors over time.
  4. Make sure to trim your pet’s nails to avoid any scratches on the floors when they move around the house.

Facts

  1. Due to its distinctive random grain, cork floors are highly visually appealing.
  2. Light, medium and dark cork colors are achieved by baking the cork in a variety of temperatures.
  3. Cork floors naturally resist mold, mildew and bacteria.
  4. Cork floors have been used for more than 100 years and they are still extremely popular.

Warranties

All our cork floors come with warranties directly from the manufacturers. Please contact us for any questions you have about the warranty of your flooring before purchasing it.