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8 fabulous facts you need to know about cork flooring

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

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

Wonder why most homeowners use cork flooring? The answers will surprise you on how many benefits cork flooring has to offer.

Here are the answers to 8 fabulous questions:

  1. Is cork flooring suitable for kitchen?
  2. Why should I use cork floor?
  3. Can I walk on cork floor with my heels on?
  4. Can light exposure damage my cork flooring?
  5. Is cork flooring the best choice to reduce noise?
  6. Is it safe for my children and pets?
  7. How can I prevent pet scratches on cork floor?
  8. Will the changes of moisture and temperature affect my cork floor?

Is cork flooring suitable for a kitchen?

Yes and it is comfy and smooth when touched with your feet. Just make sure to place covers on high traffic areas to protect it from spills, grease and anything that will cause wear and tear to your cork flooring.

If you want to transfer your furniture to another surface, carry it to avoid scratches. Use pads on furniture legs. Regular cleaning will help prevent build-up of dirt on cork.

Why should I use cork floor?

Cork floors are more durable than most other floors. They are natural, eco-friendly and made from renewable resources making it resilient and long lasting.  If you worry about summer heat or winter cool air, a cork floor can manage your indoor climate providing you with good insulation.

Can I walk on cork floor with my heels on?

Of course! Cork flooring can withstand heavy traffic and weight as it is produced in high density. It recovers fast from compression and that prevents further damages.

Can light exposure damage my cork flooring?

Yes so make sure to place it away from areas of UV light exposure as it will cause discolouration, typically yellowing. Though this is normal, you can prevent it by covering large exposed windows using blinds. Move furnishings and floor coverings every month to prevent uneven colour changes.

Is cork flooring the best choice to reduce noise?

Absolutely! Cork is popularly used in buildings for soundproofing. No need to worry about complying building codes for sound control if you install cork. It has properties that help absorb sounds giving you good time for a sound sleep.

Is it safe for my children and pets?

Yes. Bacteria, dust, allergens and any form of dirt have no room in cork flooring, simply because cork doesn’t absorb them in. Your family can get rid of allergies when regular maintenance is done.

How can I prevent pet scratches on cork floor?

Abrasion can be a worst problem and your pets can’t help but scratch your floors without you seeing it. If you can’t attend to your pets quickly, make sure to trim their nails. Though cork is pressure resistant, it is best to prevent scratches to keep it look new and beautiful.

Will the changes of moisture and temperature affect my cork floor?

Due to climactic changes, cork is subject to expansion and shrinkage. Harsh weather conditions like heat, moisture or humidity can cause shrinkage damaging the joints. Too much humidity makes the cork flooring expand.By choosing the right company to install your cork floor, your cork can be properly installed and maintained.

8 fabulous questions you need to know about cork flooring

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Confused? Contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring on 0409 081 679 to discuss your queries. Ring us now for a free quote!

Does DIY Parquetry install cork tiles?

cork floor by DIYYes, D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring offers more than installation and supply cork tiles. For excellent results, ask us to install your cork tiles.

  1. Reputable company
  2. Sustainable product
  3. Environmental friendly

Reputable company

D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring is not your ordinary installers. We are professionals that have years or experience, knowledge and skills to give you the best results. You can now have a sigh of relief knowing that you have picked the right people to work with for your new cork floor.

Sustainable product

Need long lasting flooring that with suit your needs be comfortable and save you money? You can never go wrong when choosing cork flooring, perfect to fit in with your home and lifestyle.

If you are a busy person, cleaning your cork flooring will be easy. Cork requires a little maintenance to look good and last for a long time. Cork can be laid into any surface of your home, just tell the installers where you want it to be placed.

Cork is never affected by humidity so you can avoid shrinkage or expansion problems. It is also ideal for kitchens, lounge rooms and bedrooms, places where you spend time or have to stand for a long time.

Environmentally friendly

Stay healthy with cork flooring all the time. Cork can help say goodbye to asthma, allergies and sort of health problems as cork doesn’t holding dusts and dirt into the sheets.

Cork is hypoallergenic, soft underfoot, fire and insect resistant perfect for kids and pets playing on the floor without mossies destroying their fun. Welcoming guests, you will love showing  your friends to see the elegant and cosy feel that cork flooring gives your home.

Does DIY Parquetry install cork tiles?

Yes, we are installing high quality cork tiles!

For enquiries, ring D.I.Y Parquetry Timber & Cork Flooring on 0409 081 679 to get free quote. We are servicing Bunbury and surrounds. Call us today!

Did you know we offer cork flooring installation?

cork floor by DIYCongratulations on choosing to install cork as your flooring! Cork is comfortable, beautiful and environmentally friendly flooring material. Cork is perfect for room where you spend lots of time and especially areas where you are constantly standing like your kitchen, play room, games rooms and living areas. Cork is perfect in your theater room as it absorbs sound and is a good insulator.

Cork flooring

Cork flooring can make your home beautiful, functional and is the perfect option for your flooring needs. There are several types of cork flooring with cork tiles being the most popular.

Cork tiles come in a huge range of styles and colours, tight pattered, the natural look, country-style look and many others.

Cork is very forgiving and strong but soft, great cushioning under your feet. You dropped it, smash, NO not with cork; most things will bounce on cork. Clean up the spill immediately to avoid the chance of a stain and move on, saved!

Want a sustainable flooring? Cork is the ultimate option, cork trees must have their bark harvested frequently to maintain the trees health, so how environmentally friendly is that? Is cork flooring renewable? Absolutely, the prefect sustainable option in flooring for your home.

Bunbury cork flooring installation

Looking for cork flooring installation in Bunbury?

D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring offers cork flooring installation so you can have your dream flooring for your home. Our flooring experts can help you through the entire process – from start to finish, you have nothing to worry about. Just call us at D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring and we’ll do the rest for you. You can discuss your needs with us and we’ll give you a free quote.

You deserve the best, at an affordable price. Ring D.I.Y Parquetry Timber & Cork Flooring on 0409 081 679 for free measure and quote. Not in Bunbury? Call us anyway, we travel.

Cork flooring, perfect for your child’s room!

Gorgeous cork floor by D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. Are you designing a room for your child?

What about the flooring? Flooring is probably the most important part of a child’s bedroom or playroom, why? Because it is where they spend most of their time, learning to crawl then walk. Hiding from the monster or being the princess, assembling there lego or playing dolls.

If you haven’t thought about which floor you should install, go for cork flooring. Cork floors are ideal for any area but they fit perfectly in your child’s area.

Cork floor and your child

You want the best for your child, right? In order to give your child the best room any parents can give, use cork flooring for your child’s room. Your child can be very playful and at risk to a lot of accidents. To reduce the risk of accidents, installing cork floors can give you just that. Cork flooring also look beautiful which can enhance the appearance of your child’s room. You’ll actually love staying in their room.

Why choose cork flooring?

There are many flooring options, why go for cork flooring? What makes it perfect for your child’s room? Well, cork flooring provides

  • A soft flooring
  • Durability
  • Reducesnoise
  • Healthy space

A soft floor surface

Cork can offer your child the perfect surface to play. When your child sits on the floor, they’ll have the perfect play area. Cork flooring is soft so your child can have the best playing area at home.


Cork flooring can last for longer. With a little proper care and maintenance, there’s no need to replace cork flooring for many years. It can withstand the daily wear and tear. A fully sealed cork means a worry free surface built to last for years.

Reduces noise

With the noise reducing properties of a cork floor, your child can sleep soundly any time of the day. You don’t have to be worried about loud walking or the noise of a dropped object on the floor anymore.

Healthy space

Cork’s anti microbial properties can help keep their space free of allergens. Your child is not at risk of experiencing certain allergies.  Cork won’t collect dust mites and is very easy to clean.

Cork flooring, perfect for your child’s room!

Absolutely. A cork floors offer more than just a great surface to play. It gives your child a safe environment and offers you a peace of mind, what could be better?

If you need advice or more information on ordering and installing cork flooring, contact D.I.Y Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring. We install any type of flooring for your home including cork, timber and parquetry too. We also do bamboo flooring installation, plus repairs and insurance work. Ring us on 0409 081 679 now to get free measure and quote.