Cork Flooring, Bamboo Flooring

 
 

Natural Cork & Bamboo Specials Near Deerfield Beach, FL

The trend toward green interiors in the Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, and Boca Raton, FL areas have given us a variety of low-cost, renewable resources like concrete, bamboo, coir, and now, cork. Natural cork flooring is a practical flooring solution crediting its appeal both to its eco-friendly source and its unique looks. Cork is rated on a renewable scale only slightly less positive in value than bamboo.

The use of cork is relatively new to the flooring scene in south Florida. Miami Carpet and Tile first observed cork in use in flooring in our area beginning in 2005. It was first sought out by those seeking to save the environment and then followed by those suffering from allergies. Many flooring surfaces choices are not truly hypoallergenic and this was the "good news" sought by those in need of a truly hypoallergenic floor.

The question regarding cork's durability always comes up in discussions on the use of cork for flooring applications. The answer is not always that simple. The "cork" part of cork flooring is the middle section of the floor. Cork floors are usually set atop a high-density fiberboard base and topped with cured acrylic to withstand all kinds of abuse. Cork itself is a softer material than solid wood, but the finished product is much less susceptible to scratches and dents. Regardless, the thickness of the cork is just over an eighth of an inch, providing just enough cushion and insulation for temperature and sound. Overall, it is a superb product not to be passed over as a fleeting trend.

Visit the Miami Carpet and Tile stores in Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach or Fort Lauderdale, Florida to see our complete collection of cork flooring.
 
 

Bamboo Flooring At Miami Carpet & Tile

Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring is probably the hottest flooring item at Miami Carpet and Tile. Not only is the popularity due to its eco-friendly nature, but the new products are beautiful. Mohawk Flooring has introduced a completely new hardwood flooring collection using bamboo as the base. Mohawk takes the natural bamboo then infuses color to replicate natural hardwoods - both in traditional and exotic species. The result is a durable, beautiful, environmentally-friendly hardwood flooring.

Mohawk Strand Woven Bamboo is the gorgeous, green addition to their collection of hardwood flooring. By combining exotic beauty with supreme durability, Strand Woven Bamboo represents a renewable alternative to traditional hardwoods. This new product proves that sometimes you really can have the best of both worlds: the assortment of colors found in native hardwood species plusthe eco-friendly benefits of bamboo. The final result: Saving the earth doesn’t mean sacrificing style.

Strand Woven Bamboo has twice the hardness of domestic oak hardwood. Mohawk Strand Woven Bamboo is created from an environmentally-friendly process that uses 100% of the bamboo stalk to make bamboo strands. These bamboo strands are then pressed together with an eco-friendly adhesive and put under high pressure to form blocks which will ultimately be sawn into flooring planks. As a result, the tremendous durability of Mohawk Bamboo makes it perfect for a residential or commercial application- and your high-traffic is no match for this tough surface.

Miami Carpet and Tile is sold on this new woven bamboo system. With its impressive environmental story and a dazzling color palette to pick from, Strand Woven Bamboo presents an incredible direction for the flooring industry to take.

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