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Is Cork Flooring Right for You?

Cork has been used by man for centuries. The ancient Phoenicians used cork for fishing floats. The Portuguese protect their cork oak forests by Royal Decree. Until recently, any decent bottle of wine had a cork stopper. Cork makes a … Continue reading

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Cork Flooring Compared to Coconut Flooring

Coconut flooring and cork flooring are two examples of sustainable flooring because they are both made from renewable resources. Although they share similar environmental and health credentials they differ greatly. Coconut palms are not trees. They are ‘woody plants’. Coconut … Continue reading

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