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A perfect size and shape! Suberin Elm Wood Turned Bowl by WoodTurningJRD on Etsy, $35.00

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This is THE unique #ecological solution we can find among any #natural product. The black #cork panels are the result of steam-heated cork granules which causes the cork to expand activating suberin, a natural binder that is in the cork. No other binders or chemicals are added. The result is an excellent thermal, #acoustic and anti-vibrate insulation material, with an excellent dimensional stability.

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von Great Falls Construction Blog

7 Things you don’t know about Cork Flooring

Cork is natural Cork flooring can be repaired. Cork flooring is great for Maine winters because it is warm and will insulate but the heat and the cold. Cork is a sound absorber and reduces noise throughout the house Cork is easy on the back and feet If you have allergies or just like a clean house; because of a substance called suberin, cork is resistant to bacteria, mold, mildew, bugs and dust mites. Cork is fire resistant Cork is a renewable substance

von TreeHugger

The Designer's Material of the Year: Cork

Cork (Suberin) is impermeable to water and air. In a microbe lab test, Suberra cork received the highest (superior) rating for resistance to contamination by E.coli, salmonella and listeria. This would be perfect for your home.

This is THE unique #ecological solution we can find among any #natural product. The black #cork panels are the result of steam-heated cork granules which causes the cork to expand activating suberin, a natural binder that is in the cork. No other binders or chemicals are added. The result is an excellent thermal, #acoustic and anti-vibrate insulation material, with an excellent dimensional stability.

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This is THE unique #ecological solution we can find among any #natural product. The black #cork panels are the result of steam-heated cork granules which causes the cork to expand activating suberin, a natural binder that is in the cork. No other binders or chemicals are added. The result is an excellent thermal, #acoustic and anti-vibrate insulation material, with an excellent dimensional stability.

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This is THE unique #ecological solution we can find among any #natural product. The black #cork panels are the result of steam-heated cork granules which causes the cork to expand activating suberin, a natural binder that is in the cork. No other binders or chemicals are added. The result is an excellent thermal, #acoustic and anti-vibrate insulation material, with an excellent dimensional stability.

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Cork floors are anti-microbial, impermeable to water and flame retardant. Suberin, which naturally occurs in cork, makes it resistant to bugs, mold, mites, termites and rot. Cork floors are thermal self regulating, staying around 71 degrees. They are hypoallergenic as they do not absorb dust. They are extremely resilient, returning to their original shape even when exposed to heavy weight and pressure. A variety of cork colors and textures are on sale

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Suberin is a substance the cork oak tree naturally produces to protect itself in nature from disease, pests and fire. These properties make it an excellent choice for flooring.

Cork is an impermeable, prime-subset of bark tissue that is harvested for commercial use from Quercus suber (the Cork Oak), found in southwest Europe & northwest Africa. Cork is composed of suberin, & because of its impermeability, elasticity & fire resistance, it's used in a variety of products, the most common is for wine stoppers. The montado landscape of Portugal produces approximately 50% of cork harvested annually worldwide, with Corticeira Amorim being the leading company in the…