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How to create a green office

  » Environment


If you need to add flooring to your home office consider cork flooring. Cork is a natural renewable resource and lowers the carbon foot print of your household.

Tip Credibility: 15


submitted by cork-guy 2010-04-30 07:51:17 am    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


Cork flooring is a natural "renewable" resource that rivals the beauty of traditional wood flooring, while being great for the environment. Another great aspect is cork flooring has the beauty of wood, without the grain!

Tip Credibility: 42


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-24 03:10:03 am    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


Did you know cork flooring is great at absorbing impacts? This is due to honeycomb cellular structure and makes cork flooring a viable solution for a child's room who is literally always "bouncing off the walls" :D

Tip Credibility: 48


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-18 09:21:22 am    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


Do you have allergies? Cork flooring is perfect for you; Suberin, the waxy substance in cork acts as a hypo-allergenic barrier preventing dust, dander and other allergens from getting stuck in the cork material.

Tip Credibility: 54


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-15 01:25:52 pm    

How to create a green office

  » Environment


A good idea is too unplug all used electrical equipment, including lamps, computers, etc. They still use energy when turned off... not only is this good for the environment it will save you money too!

Tip Credibility: 47


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 04:03:10 pm    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


Cork floors are not only is a great eco-friendly flooring solution, they're easy to maintain! Simple monthly maintenance schedule will keep them looking always brand new. A simple damp mop and PH balanced detergent is all that's required once a month!

Tip Credibility: 42


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 03:58:39 pm    

Cork Flooring is the Solution in Allergy Season

  » Home & Garden


Do you have allergies? Well, consider changing to cork floors; suberin, a natural occurring waxy substance in cork is hypo-allergenic and resists dander, dust, mold and mildew. Using cork flooring can help anyone who is devastated during allergy season.

Tip Credibility: 47


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 03:55:55 pm    

Being green in business

  » Environment


Using cork flooring in your work place is another excellent way to go green; a great insulator and easy to maintain. Cork flooring keeps that just installed look if maintained properly and doesn't harm the environment.

Tip Credibility: 42


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 09:42:09 am    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


@askformore : This is true, cork flooring is an excellent insulating material. This is why cork material is actually used in the lower portion of heat shields on past Apollo flights to the moon!

Tip Credibility: 42


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 09:40:32 am    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


@askformore : This is true, the cellular structure of cork is similar to a honeycomb shape, with gases trapped inside of them. This is what makes cork flooring so comfortable. This cellular structure also allows u compress cork up to 40% without damage.

Tip Credibility: 42


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 06:43:19 am    

"Vertical Gardening — Green Delights for Apartment Dwellers"

  » Home & Garden


A great solution for a cork floor tile is to use it as mulch layer. Buy a cork floor tile that isn't pre-sealed and cut it to match the top of your pot, cutting away a section for plant growth. Suberin in cork prevents mold, mildew, insects and bacteria.

Tip Credibility: 28


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 05:49:23 am    

Oak Flooring. Engineered or Solid Oak ?

  » Home & Garden


If you're looking for an enviromentally friendly flooring solution than consider cork flooring; it's as durable as oak flooring without the need to chop down the tree; the bark is stripped every 10 years and the process is repeated for 100s of years.

Tip Credibility: 27


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 05:47:04 am    

Green Cleaning Solution

  » Home & Garden


This solution should work very well on cork flooring also; just a damp mop and a "PH Balanced" detergent is all that's required to keep your cork flooring looking like it was just installed.

Tip Credibility: 27


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 05:43:13 am    

Cork Flooring - A Natural Renewable Flooring Solution

  » Home & Garden


Looking for a wood flooring option and want to be green in the process? Then consider cork flooring, produce from cork oak tree bark (Quercus Suber). The bark is harvested every 9 years and doesn't harm the tree; and can live over 200 years! Go Green!

Tip Credibility: 27


submitted by cork-guy 2009-10-14 05:38:28 am    


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