Bamboo & Cork Wood Flooring Information

Bamboo & Cork Flooring Information


Bamboo

A TOUCH OF THE EXOTIC ALL THE WAY FROM THE ORIENT

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WARWICK - ENGINEERED BAMBOO

Bamboo is actually a grass, not a wood. It is tremendously strong and versatile. In the Far East it is used for everything from bridges to scaffolding and boats to name but a few. It is now available as a very attractive floor material in four different styles. Natural and Coffee colouration in both vertical and horizontal laminations.

STYLE – STRAND WOVEN BAMBOO

Strand woven bamboo flooring is a natural product derived directly from the Culm (stem) of the plant, which grows wild in the mountainous regions of China. Bamboo is an environmentally friendly, rapidly renewable resource. It is self regenerating and grows to full maturity within 5 years. There is minimum waste and pollution in its harvesting and production.

All parts of the bamboo plant are utilised to produce a range of flooring products that are harder and more durable than a lot of hardwoods. With a tensile strength superior to cold rolled steel, strand woven bamboo has a weight to strength ratio surpassing that of graphite and is regarded as the strongest growing plant on earth.

ESTILO CORK

THE ECOLOGICAL CHOICE

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The new Woodpecker Estilo range of Cork floors is a breakthrough in both innovative design and ecological sustainability.

ESTILO CORK FLOATING FLOORS HAVE THREE MAIN COMPONENTS

  • Top Cork layer: 3 mm
  • High Density Fibreboard (HDF) core
  • Backing: 2 mm which acts as a built in sound absorbing underlay

EASY TO LAY The Uniclic glueless locking system means the floor can be laid very quickly, can be used immediately after installation and can if necessary be removed and reinstalled many times making it a lifetime’s investment.

THE CHOICE Available in 6 stunning colours in a unique tile sized board.

UNIQUE SOUND AND INSULATION PROPERTIES Cork is a highly effective acoustic flooring solution which consists of thousands of tiny cells, each of which is filled with air. This absorbs sound and can reduce impact sound between rooms by up to 18 decibels. Estilo Cork is ideal for use in domestic and commercial installations.

UNDERFLOOR HEATING Estilo Cork is suitable for use over both hot water and radiant underfloor heating systems as long as the temperatures do not exceed 27ºC (81°F).

WARMTH, COMFORT, HYGIENIC AND SAFE Cork is an exceptionally comfortable floor to walk on being both warm and soft adding a sense of luxury to your home. It is anti-microbial. It can easily be cleaned by vacuuming and damp mopping with approved cleaners. It is highly fire retardant. Estilo Cork floors carry a EN 13501-1 classification.

DURABILITY Estilo Cork carries a phenomenal wear rating of 12,000 revolutions using the Taber test method. This is where a wheel is rotated in sand on the finished surface and measures the number of revolutions before wearing through the surface.

Three times as resilient as a typical wood floor!