Today, cork is a valuable resource for Portugal, representing one of its most important export products. Rated as a earth-friendly and naturally sustainable resource, cork flooring will bring a cleaner, healthier atmosphere to your home space. A typical tree produces several hundred kilograms of cork at each harvesting, and with strict laws in place, will survive for many generations. The bark is stripped off the tree in sections by highly skilled men using special axes, a traditional manual skill that dates back many hundreds of years. Thus cork harvesting also involves employment for skilled laborers, creating economic growth.
The use of cork as a raw material dates back to Phoenician and Greek times, and over the ensuing centuries has built for cork an awesome reputation as an effective bottle stopper for wine. However, as we move into the new millennium, cork has taken on an even greater aspect by moving into the construction industry and proving its worth. Cork is now used for a variety of building applications and has brought all of its marvelous abilities with it.
If you are looking for flooring material that can do effective sound proofing or reduction then cork is the option to turn to. With our 12mm floating cork flooring line you have the best density for sound proofing on the market coupled with designs and patterns guaranteed to compliment any décor. Our 12mm cork floating floor brings grace and quality to a higher level for you.
As a floating cork floor, this square-edged design will install seamlessly. You get a floor that appears as one large finished unit, minus the caulking breaks found with ceramic tiles. Equipped with the Uniclic flooring system, a patented tongue and grove application, our 12”W x 36”L board planks will click together with minimal fuss. Without the requirement of glue, tools and other instruments are left to a minimum. Top that off with minimal floor preparation and you save on time as well as labor expenses. With our 12mm floating cork floor you’ve got a floor that can be installed in hours instead of days. No separate underlayment is required since our planks have an integrated low-density sound absorbing cork underlayment.
A total of 12mm (1/2inch) thick, 6mm of it is total cork—3mm top layer + 3mm integrated underlay—we also include a 6mm E1 Class High Density Fiberboard center. This not makes it an excellent sound and thermal insulator, but provides solid planking that can take the heat of everyday wear and tear. Prefinished with 3 coats of water-based polyurethane, our 12mm flooring also works well in areas such as the kitchen or basement. You not only get a strong solid floor, but one that provides support for your body and a warmer, softer touch for those chilly winter mornings. Packaged at 6 planks per carton, each box can cover 17.44 square feet.
Check out our selection of 12mm floating cork flooring. We’ve got some gorgeous colors and patterns to choose from. Create the space or home of your dreams and let us help with our 12mm floating cork floors.