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Cork Flooring

Plank hardwood flooring in a rustic home library, with bookshelves, two chairs, and table.

Is There Wood Flooring That’s Waterproof?

You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't like the look of hardwood flooring. The appeal of this truly timeless material hasn’t abated since the late 19th century, and it remains a top choice to this day. However, real wood planks are prone to moisture damage, which leaves many homeowners wondering about alternatives. Thanks to innovations from Amorim and other industry-leading manufacturers, there is such a thing as waterproof hardwood flooring—except it's not technically wood. Here's what you should know. Waterproof "Hardwood"...

This basement family room includes cork flooring, a comfy black leather couch, and flat screen TV with sound system.

Are Cork Floors Waterproof?

Waterproof flooring is having a much-deserved moment. Moisture is one of the primary culprits of damage, and understandably, homeowners don't want to worry about every splash, drip, and spill. However, most waterproof types of flooring are synthetic, which may be a dealbreaker if you prioritize natural and renewable materials. But, what if we said you can have the best of both worlds? Enter: Amorim Wise cork flooring. The naturally sourced material is sustainable, biodegradable, recyclable, and thanks to Amorim, completely waterproof.  Amorim Waterproof...


New Cork Flooring Has All the Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Tile

If you’re in the market for new floors, you’ve probably come across luxury vinyl tile (LVT). The popularity of the synthetic flooring option has a lot to do with its realistic appearance, which is virtually indistinguishable from natural materials. It’s also completely waterproof and more budget-friendly than real hardwood floors. However, some may want an eco-friendly alternative. Are there any non-plastic alternatives to LVT? As a matter of fact, there are! If you want natural yet versatile floors that don’t cost...