Material and structure: cork floor is another type of eco-friendly flooring that is made of the bark of cork oak. It is mostly used in offices, children bedrooms, gyms, daycares, children playgrounds. Finishing texture: walking on a cork floor, you feel like you are walking on a warm air cushion! Durability: it is surprisingly more resistance to scratch. So, it is recommended for pet owners. With proper maintenance, they can last for up to 25 years. Specific advantage: cork flooring has four amazing features. First, heat insulation which makes it an amazing choice for Canada’s winters. Second, sound insulation which makes it a nice choice for wooden-structure Canadian houses! It is also much more resistant to moisture than other types of flooring, thanks to a waxy material called Suberin in its composition. Cork flooring is also fire resistance to some extent. Isn’t that amazing?! Installation: most of the cork flooring tiles have a Uniclic lock system which makes their installation relatively easy. As long as your sub-floor is dry and level, you can install your cork tiles over concrete cement, tile, or plywood. It can also be installed over the radiant heated floor. Cost: it usually cost between 1$ to 7$ per sqft.