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Why Is Cork Underlayment Important During Flooring? by Vikram kumar





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Why Is Cork Underlayment Important During Flooring?


 
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Cork flooring is one of the greenest nature’s miracles on our floors. It is made and designed from natural ingredients and has become a popular underlayment that help to reduce sound and thermal efficiency. This is because cork is highly versatile, sustainable and beautiful. Cork underlayment come in rolls of 1/8” to 1/4” thick or 1/2” thick. A natural material is very effective for sound control. Underlayment with cork has continued to be very sustainable since it is renewable and biodegradable. It is also very healthy on laminate floors and this has made it to be a choice for many flooring varieties.

Cork underlayment is a product of choice that is put beneath ceramic tile, hardwood flooring, carpeting, laminate floors, stone, marble, porcelain tile in addition to any other solid surface floors in apartments and condominiums. Natural cork is an outstanding sound barrier in any type of flooring. Besides being environmentally friendly, it is a healthy flooring choice. This is because it contributes in creating a healthy indoor air quality.

What Is Laminate Flooring?

Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring product incorporated during the lamination process. It actually simulates wood or stone. It is Sometimes called floating wood flooring in the United States. Laminate Flooring has rapidly gained popularity due to ease of installation and maintenance as compared to many traditional wood surfaces. It requires less installation skills than any alternative flooring material.

After installation, it is important to care for your laminate floor through constant cleaning, since dust, dirt, sand particles may cause scratch on the laminate surface, and this will not look cool. Keep your laminate floor dry to avoid swell due to water planks. Water spills will not be a big problem if wiped quickly. Using underlayment material as cork and laminate material on the surface will make your floor to be strong, attractive and durable.

What Are The Benefits Of Cork Underlayment On Floors?

Do you need something totally renewable, biodegradable and far more sustainable for your underlayment? Cork is an excellent underlayment of choice for many houses for variety of floor coverings. Many condos and apartments require 1/4” or 1/2" cork underlayment in beneath the flooring material. It is moisture resistant, mildew and mold resistant not to forget the fact that it does not compress overtime. It is stable. It contains millions of air pockets, which enhances cushiony properties. Cork underlayment can be installed professionally beneath your flooring material and will provide the following.

• It reduces sound transmission from both the surface as well as through the floor to the living space above and below • Natural cork increases the effectiveness of under floor heating systems and acts as crack isolation membrane, which resists transfer of stress cracks. • It helps to repel insects, pests, termites and mites in your room • Cork contributes to creating a healthy indoor air quality • It is highly renewable and eco friendly

Underlayment with cork is only possible below the flooring surface. This underlayment is not recommended as a flooring surface or on top of floors.

Nova Corks Underlayment is a natural thermal and acoustic insulator and which minimizes sound transmission from ceiling to floor. Laminate flooring is very effective for sound control, has been independently tested according to ASTM standards for acoustic values, and is effective as thermal insulation barrier.

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