Choosing Eco-Friendly Flooring
Aug 4
Frank Worth
The products that you purchase for your home can have a direct effect on the health of the environment. Many homeowners have made this simple fact an intrinsic part of their strategy for purchasing the items they live with every day. Buying the right carpet and flooring can be a part of this eco-friendly movement that uses sustainable products that can be less damaging to the environment and provide a healthier interior space for the family.

Bamboo Flooring
Bamboo is growing in popularity as a sustainable flooring material because it grows quickly and can be easily replaced in the environment. Because it is actually a member of the grass family, bamboo grows back very quickly after it is harvested, meaning that it has less of an impact on the environment overall. Bamboo flooring has other benefits too, outside of being a sustainable product. Bamboo flooring provides a warm and inviting surface that can coordinate into any type of décor. Bamboo is available in a variety of grains and shades of color, so you can create exactly the look and feel that you are after for your home. It is an easy to clean surface that can last for years and provides an attractive floor throughout your home.

Laminate Flooring
The laminate flooring manufacturing process uses less newly harvested wood, which helps to preserve natural resources. This makes it an eco-friendly choice for today’s environmentally-conscious homeowners. Laminate flooring is made from layers of material that are fused together in a single high-pressure process. The Laminate is composed of a backer layer, a fiberboard core layer, a printed design layer and durable wear layer. These layers result in durable flooring that is easy to clean and provides an attractive appearance similar to wood flooring. And, it comes in a wide variety of colors and grains, so you can coordinate the flooring to create the style you are going for.

Sustainable Carpeting
The carpet manufacturing industry has become attuned to customer needs and now offers carpeting made from recycled materials such as plastic water bottles and milk containers. Polyester material made from continuous filament fiber is stain resistant and eco-friendly. This special manufacturing process creates a beautiful recycled carpet that won’t fuzz or pill. Of course, you can find a wide assortment of carpet colors, textures, and patterns to fit whatever décor you already have in your home or to create an entirely new look.

When making your next flooring purchase, consider choosing an eco-friendly flooring option in order to make your space green. You can give back to the environment, while getting amazing, high-quality flooring from the brands you love and trust.
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