Is a Cork Floor the Best Option for Your Home?

Bricoflor Eis White Cork Flooring

For any of you who are longtime readers of my blog, you will surely know about my love affair with cork. It is one of my all-time favourite materials for so many reasons and after I visited the cork harvest in Portugal back in 2019, I became an even bigger fan of this natural, sustainable and versatile material.

Over the past few years, we have seen architects, designers and decorators rediscovering and embracing cork as they have recognised its exceptional characteristics and the benefits that it can offer to their projects. We’ve increasingly seen the construction industry adopt cork as the material of choice for residential and commercial projects, particularly when it comes to insulation and wall and floor coverings.

And this is what I’d like to talk about today. A cork floor is chosen by many homeowners nowadays due to the clear advantages that

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All The Transitional Home Inspiration You Need Can Be Found Right Here

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What Makes the Most Sense?

If you live in your home long enough, you’re inevitably going to need a new roof. When you do, you will have a choice of either tearing your current roof off and starting from scratch or recovering your current roof. Learn the difference between a reroof vs. tear off and the advantages and disadvantages to help you narrow down your decision.

Most of the time, the decision is pretty clear-cut. If a major storm has blown off half the shingles of your home or if a massive tree limb has obliterated a good chunk of the roof, there’s only one way to go. At that point, you’ll also probably need to replace the underlayment or even roof decking.

Or maybe the roof was poorly installed in the first place. As much as we like to think our homes were all built with the same attention to detail, certain contractors may

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Home Depot Representative Asks Customer to Return Unrolled Pine Straw


Jack Alban


Posted on May 10, 2022   Updated on May 11, 2022, 1:12 pm CDT

Businesses are always on a quest to reduce costs and increase profits, but there are a variety of approaches different corporations take to achieve this goal.

Take Costco, for instance. The warehouse-style retailer has oft been praised for its treatment of employees, which includes more competitive wages, insurance benefits for even part-time workers, and customer service policies that have attained an almost mythical status. Oh, and they’ve managed to consistently be profitable, even during recessions.

Then there are companies that operate a bit differently, like trying to offload their customer service branches to sub-contracted companies. While employees at these contracted companies have access to some customer data and store policies, it’s obvious when they are reading from a script or canned response, so you often feel like you’re talking to an

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