Cork Flooring: The Pros and Cons Explained

cork flooring in room with modern chair
(Image credit: Recork)

Cork flooring is a brilliant option for many reasons — beloved of designers during the 1970s and now making a huge comeback. 

If, for you, the mere mention of cork flooring still conjures up images of highly varnished, artificially orange tiles that were reserved for bathrooms in equally garish shades of mint green, blush pink and 'champagne', then you need to have a rethink. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.