Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133326)
 Advice (160999)
 Affiliate Programs (34736)
 Art and Culture (73699)
 Automotive (145681)
 Blogs (75068)
 Boating (9841)
 Books (17218)
 Buddhism (4125)
 Business (1328666)
 Business News (426323)
 Business Opportunities (366272)
 Camping (10962)
 Career (72737)
 Christianity (15846)
 Collecting (11637)
 Communication (115053)
 Computers (241955)
 Construction (38999)
 Consumer (49681)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6568)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7539)
 Current Affairs (20394)
 Dating (45784)
 EBooks (19687)
 E-Commerce (48205)
 Education (185264)
 Electronics (83503)
 Email (6395)
 Entertainment (159846)
 Environment (28938)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110901)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196392)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310294)
 Fitness (106205)
 Food & Beverages (62874)
 Free Web Resources (7938)
 Gambling (30229)
 Gardening (25113)
 Government (10514)
 Health (629640)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44047)
 Home Business (91561)
 Home Improvement (251375)
 Home Repair (46146)
 Humor (4825)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45130)
 Interior Design (29560)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190991)
 Internet Marketing (146347)
 Investment (22826)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80520)
 Link Popularity (4592)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98791)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18213)
 Music (27005)
 New to the Internet (9480)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129617)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11856)
 Pets (38079)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12676)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126633)
 Recreation & Leisure (95294)
 Relationships (87564)
 Research (16159)
 Sales (80325)
 Science & Technology (110227)
 Search Engines (23462)
 Self Improvement (153103)
 Seniors (6233)
 Sexuality (35943)
 Small Business (49288)
 Software (82996)
 Spiritual (23468)
 Sports (116088)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34068)
 Travel & Tourism (307504)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11728)
 Website Design (56833)
 Website Promotion (36575)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35776)
Author Spotlight
ELLIOT CHANG

Financial analyst and author writing on economy and business. ...more
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more
JIM TURNER

Jim Turner is a USA based author of Legal issues related to estate planning, will & trust , busyness...more
KHEHLLEYZH PHUN

In regards to earning money online, everybody wishes to, and everybody strives to, but not many end ...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more


Should You Change Over To Cork Flooring? by Vikram kumar





Article Author Biography
Should You Change Over To Cork Flooring? by
Article Posted: 09/06/2012
Article Views: 99
Articles Written: 10913
Word Count: 603
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Should You Change Over To Cork Flooring?


 
Home Improvement
Do you still have stone or hard wood flooring in your home? In times past, almost every home had one of these two types of flooring, nowadays; there is a new type of flooring that is becoming increasingly more popular. What you ask? Cork.

More and more people are choosing this option for several reasons. Wondering what it is about cork floors that make it so popular? There are several reasons for this. Cork flooring is affordable, durable, easy to maintain and versatile. In addition to all of this, cork flooring is also environmentally friendly, which is something that most other flooring cannot boast of.

Cork is made by stripping the bark off the cork oak tree. This bark is first peeled off in layers and then wine bottle corks are punched out of the sheets of cork. The remaining bark is then pulverized in a machine. The crushed cork nodules are mixed with an adhesive, after which it will be compressed to form a cork tile. These tiles are then used for cork flooring. While stripping off the bark, the tree is left unharmed and it is left alone for nine years, during which time it regrows its bark and is ready to be harvested again. Because, the bark regrows and can be stripped several times, cork is considered environmentally friendly.

The structure of cork is such that it is compressed of tightly packed cells, which are filled with air. These air filled cells give cork flooring some pretty unique properties. One of the properties is insulation against noise and temperature changes. If you drop something heavy on a stone floor, you are sure to hear a loud crashing noise and if the object is made of glass it is sure to shatter and break. With cork flooring, you won’t hear any loud shattering noises as the air in the cells absorbs the noise. This can be particularly useful if you happen to be living in an apartment or if you have young kids who enjoy running and jumping. With cork

flooring whoever lives in the apartment below yours will not be disturbed.

Another unique feature is the additional comfort that these floors offer.

The air-filled cells also help to keep the temperature in a home at an ambient level. This can be great in the cold of winter as cork flooring does transfer cold from a subfloor and therefore does not itself get very cold. This means you will not need to have the heating set high just to get the room warm enough. This can help to save a considerable amount on your power bills. With a cork floor, you can even walk around the house without slippers or socks as the surface of the floor tends to hold the warmth of the room.

Another beneficial feature of cork is that it is naturally insect resistant so you know it cannot be damaged by termites or any other type of insect. Anyone who has hardwood flooring knows the devastation termites can cause and how quickly the flooring can be destroyed. With cork flooring, you have a longer lasting material without having to worry about termites. And because of the resistant nature of cork, there is also a lesser chance of the flooring become infected by mold and mildew.

With so many benefits, it is definitely a good idea to change over to cork flooring.

Resource

cork floors are durable, easy to maintain, insect resistant and environmentally friendly too. If you are looking for Cork Flooring , the best place to go to is iCork Floor.

Related Articles - cork floors, Cork Flooring,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
KIRAN KAUR

Kiranpreet (Kiran) Kaur, D.D.S., who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the prestigio...more
STEVE BURGESS

Steve Burgess is a freelance technology writer, a practicing computer forensics specialist as the pr...more
JOANNA MORGAN

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2020, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license