Choosing Eco-friendly Flooring

According to the National Association of Home Builders, remodeling activity has reached levels not seen since 2005. Also on the rise is the demand for sustainable materials. As homeowners once again invest in upgrades and additions to their homes, they are seeking out products that are both environmentally friendly and durable.With regards to flooring, there are more beautiful and sustainable products to choose from than ever before. And the good news is that there is something for every budget.Here are some of our top-selling, eco-friendly flooring options:BambooSimilar to wood, bamboo is a grass that has a much faster rate of re-growth. Bamboo comes in a variety of different tones, is strong and durable enough to withstand heavy wear.
Wool CarpetPure wool is made from 100% natural materials. It provides the warmth and comfort that only carpet can afford, but does not contain pesticides or artificial dyes. It is also resistant to bacteria and helps to maintain indoor air quality.
CorkCork floors are made from trimming the bark off of cork oak trees, leaving the tree undamaged. Cork is a 100% natural product that is anti-microbial, anti-fungal and hypoallergenic, as well as a great thermal and acoustical insulator.
MarmoleumMarmoleum linoleum floors are made from renewable, natural ingredients such as linseed oil, cork dust and wood flour, and are naturally anti-static and antimicrobial. Available in sheet or tile, Marmoleum comes is a variety of beautiful colors, is long lasting and bio-degradable.

We carry more environmentally friendly products for you to choose from. From FSC approved hardwoods and water-based finishes to Smartstrand and PET carpets, there’s a sustainable option for every room in your home.###