How Much Does Cork Flooring Cost?


Cork flooring from D.I.Y. Parquetry and Cork

Cork flooring is one of the most environmentally-friendly flooring materials available today. It is unique among other flooring materials and is considered the most renewable. Cork is lovely to walk on with bare feet gives you comfort all year round. Cork is easy to maintain and perfect for most areas of your home.

About Cork Flooring

Like timber and bamboo, cork is a natural product with a pleasing natural look that will suit your home. Cork flooring is a relatively soft flooring material, making it an excellent choice for a family home; bedrooms, living area anywhere you are using a lot. The softness of the flooring material contributes in minimising breakage caused by little accidents which occur frequently in busy household.

Cork has excellent thermal and acoustic insulating properties too making it an ideal flooring material for music room, play areas and theatre room.

How Much Does Cork Flooring Cost?

How much does cork flooring cost, is a good question and like any other flooring material, the price of cork flooring varies on many factors.

  • Quality
  • Availability
  • Area of flooring
  • Location of your home

However, when weighed up against other types of flooring materials, cork is an economical choice  which will suit your family’s needs and save you money of your heating and cooling bills,

Being a natural material, there are different grades of cork which makes a huge impact on installation and supply cost.  In addition, every manufacturer uses different types of processes for their cork flooring. This is why it is very important to choose your cork flooring manufacturer carefully. For example, some cork flooring is designed to be used in damp and even wet areas such as laundries and bathrooms while others are not. Some brands of cork flooring are also suitable for do-it-yourself installation while others should be professionally installed.

Choosing a cork flooring type that suits your house and desired use is still the best thing to do. Cork flooring is flexible enough to complement to your existing home theme.

For more information on cork flooring, call DIY Parquetry, Timber and Cork Flooring!