Waterproof cork floor for the bathroom
If you are looking for floors resistant to spills and moisture, for example to the bathroom or laundry, it is very good idea. Not only that waterproof, they are also extremely easy to arrange. Cork is also quiet, flexible (another advantage when walking) and is a completely natural material. The dream bathroom should be nice, practical and warm. Cork interior elements are an extremely original solution that will successfully implement these key assumptions of the ideal design.
Hydrocork is cork panels covered with a delicate vinyl film. Made in class T (extremely high level of resistance to abrasion), they do not change their properties under the influence of furniture wheels, and at the same time they are completely waterproof. Cork has a nice feature, making it the perfect floor for the bathroom, where you often go barefoot. It reflects the heat. It gives a feeling of floor warmth and is an alternative to underfloor heating. Naturally, a cork floor will not heat, but the comfort of such a solution, reflecting heat, is incomparably high compared to always cold bathroom tiles.
Advantages of cork floors
The advantage of the cork over commonly used ceramics concerns primarily thermal comfort and convenience. Thanks to the cellular structure, the cork is a material with excellent thermal insulation and soundproofing properties. Going barefoot on the floor made with it does not involve a feeling of penetrating cold, as is the case with ceramic floors. The soft surface also absorbs the pressure very well during the steps, favorably affecting the muscles and joints. When properly installed, the cork cladding will easily deal with the moisture and cold inside, making this additionally in a very stylish way. The most important thing to remember is that when deciding on the cork finish of the bathroom, we should choose the technology of gluing the tiles to the ground. Thanks to this space under their surface will be filled, thus preventing getting under the water. In turn, varnishing the entire finished floor protects against moisture between the gaps between the tiles.