Most people want to own their own home sometimes in their lifetime. In fact, buying a house is a dream purchase for most people and therefore owning a house is a goal of many people. In addition, people who own their own home like to decorate it in a style that suits their personality, sense of style, and personality. Decorating a house requires painting it, furnishing, and accessorizing it as the owners of the house see fit. Most homeowners like to leave the decorating to an interior decorator. An interior decorator can choose the paint, the furnishings, accessories, and the flooring. Now of course the interior decorator will probably hire a carpenter to put in the floors of the house, however, there are many typed of flooring for the contractor and the interior decorator to choose from. Don’t worry all of the decorating choices will have homeowner approval. Flooring can be designed from carpeting, tile, and cork. Did you know that there is even cork floor tile? Cork floor tile is a relatively new type of flooring in the field of interior design.
What is cork? Cork material is a subset of genetic cork tissue harvested for commercial use primarily from the Cork Oak Tree. Portugal produces fifty percent of cork worldwide. The cork industry is generally regarded as environmentally friendly. The sustainability of its production and the easy recycling of cork products and cork by-products are two of its most distinctive aspects. Cork’s low density makes it suitable material for fishing floats and buoys, as well as handles for fishing rods. Cork is also used in the manufacturing of musical instrument, especially woodwind instruments such as flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and sometimes saxophones. Cork is used in woodwind musical instruments in order to fasten different segments of the instrument and make the seams of the musical instrument airtight. Sheets of cork, often the by-product of more lucrative stopper production, are used to make floor tiles and bulletin boards. Did you know that varnished cork tiles can be used for flooring purposes as a substitute for linoleum? A natural cork floor can be easier to take care of than a carpeted floor. This is because spills are easier to clean up off of a natural cork floor. In fact, a wine manufacturer such as Gallo wine company might wish to design a natural cork floor for their wine factory. This is because if the wine factory had natural cork flooring it could match all of the Gallo’s wine corks that are placed in their award- winning wines.
A natural cork floor can be beautiful. It can also be considered very hip and modern. In fact, an interior designer on the television show Top Design might suggest natural cork flooring be placed in a loft or in a child’s bedroom that has a pirate theme. Moreover, a natural cork floor might be beautiful in a restaurant or in a house where the owner or owners are impressed with nature. Natural cork flooring would work in homes and restaurants that have the arts and crafts movement ambience. Plus, a natural cork floor could make a house have greater value. Therefore, please buy one soon.