There is an amazing old mansion on the outer banks of North Carolina that was built by a man who needed silence in his home. To achieve his goal, he had all of the floors covered in cork. While you may not need a completely silent home, you might want to consider installing cork flooring. Cork flooring is available in both tiles and large panels. The panels are extremely easy to install. Cork flooring will give you the appearance of hardwood floors with a unique grain design. Cork is extremely durable, warm, quiet, and very comfortable to walk on. Although it feels rigid and hard on the surface, cork has a natural flexibility that makes it very easy on the feet. It is available in natural shades or dyed finishes. It is perfect for kitchens and bathrooms.

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