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5 benefits
of using cork in your home

Cork is a stylish and sustainable material that
can be used for a variety of home renovation
projects. Here are five benefits that come from
using it around your house.

1. It’s renewable. Made from the bark of cork
oaks, this material is harvested without harming trees in any way. The trees, which can live up
to 250 years, are continually growing new bark,
which can be harvested once every nine years.

2. It’s sanitary.
Cork is a great
option for people who suffer
from allergies.
It’s naturally
mold and mildew resistant and has anti-microbial properties.

4. It’s supple. Cork is full of microscopic air
pockets that allow it to easily compress and expand without causing damage, making it a comfortable surface to stand or sit on.

3. It’s easy to maintain. The material is extremely
water resistant, making it ideal for kitchen and
bathroom applications. When used as flooring,
it’s easy to clean. Wear isn’t an issue, as it can be
sanded and refinished.

The best part about cork is its versatility. It can
be used in many different ways, from providing
insulation and wall coverings to making furniture and flooring. If you’re ready to bring cork
into your home, the options for doing so are almost endless.

5. It’s safe. Cork is fire-resistant. If it does catch fire,
it generates less smoke and releases fewer toxins
than other materials commonly found in homes.

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