Cork Tiles: Created by Nature
As a natural raw material, cork tiles are 100% biodegradable, recyclable and renewable: an environmentally friendly and beautifully aesthetic resource.
If you’re looking for wall and floor surfaces that will add intrinsic value to your bathroom design scheme as well as a product with remarkable native properties then read on!
Cork tiles for walls and floors are versatile in design use and can be specified as a naturally stylish solution for both residential and hospitality bathroom projects.
The unique textures and colours reproduce those found in nature and the properties aid in creating warmth, a feeling of comfort and quietness for a relaxing ambiance. Perfect for any bathroom space!
This natural product is produced from thin sheets of natural cork obtained directly from the bark of the cork oak tree.
It remains the only tree whose bark can regenerate itself after harvest leaving the tree unharmed.
It was first popularly used at the end of the 19th century. By the early 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright was incorporating cork flooring in some of the public buildings he designed. Many of these buildings still feature these original cork floors.
A Flexible Bathroom Surface Solution
In addition to its sustainable qualities here are just some of the attractive characteristics of cork that make it a remarkably flexible product to use for bathroom design projects:
- A water and moisture resistant material
- Hard wearing and durable: a very dense and compact product that can withstand commercial traffic
- It is resilient to pressure and compression with the ability to withstand heavy foot traffic and the abuse of furniture leg pressure
- An excellent natural thermal insulator ensuring there are no cold feet in winter!
- Offers acoustic insulation properties
- Is luxuriously comfortable and silent underfoot
As a bathroom design consultancy our desire is to find the right solution for your residential and bathroom design projects, mixing the best materials and the most suitable components.
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