APC Cork is one of the top North American distributors of cork flooring, offering a variety of floating floors, residential and commercial glue down tiles, cork underlayments and flooring accessories. The company was established in 2000 and was at the forefront of the eco-friendly movement in the flooring industry and is known for their quality products and superior customer service.
Cork has been harvested for centuries and is one of the finest examples of traditional, sustainable land use that offers a viable livelihood for future generations. The cork oak landscapes help reduce greenhouse gases because the trees store large amounts of carbon, especially in their early years, which is when they grow the fastest. Cork oak trees store carbon in order to regenerate their bark, and a harvested tree absorbs up to five times more carbon than a non-harvested tree.
APC Cork will ensure that the supply of raw material does not come from controversial sources such as: 1) Forests operated illegally or in violation of civil and traditional rights 2) High Conservation Value Forests threatened by management activities 3) Forests in the process of conversion to plantations or non-forest use 4) Forests where trees are genetically modified.
Easy to Install
Cork flooring is quick and easy to install. You can choose either a floating floor, which is not glued or nailed to the subfloor, or cork tiles, which are glued down to the subfloor. Floating floors are made to click and lock together for a quick and easy, no-mess installation.With its simple locking system, homeowners can easily install floating planks in a single day. Adhered tiles are secured in place with an adhesive.
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