When Natural Home’s editor needed soft, durable flooring to replace her carpet, cork came naturally.
Cork’s unique prism-shape cell structure makes it a super-efficient thermal and acoustic insulator and gives it a comfortable elasticity underfoot. Robyn chose Honey Rivers cork planks for her basement.
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Because cork planks click together without glue or nails, they’re an easy DIY or reasonably priced professional installation. (Robyn hired James Hull, who installed her floor in two afternoons.)