There are several advantages to using reclaimed wood for your floors. It has character (you can see nicks, gouges, worm holes), it’s dense because it is probably from an old growth forest, it gives the wood a second life, and it supports local industry.
Nadurra sells hardwood flooring selected from forests that use responsible harvest and milling methods.
The Interface group of companies is one of the most progressive carpet manufacturing companies today. The residential product, Flor, is available in a wide variety of colours, textures and two materials: wool or nylon (with recycled content).
Wool is one of the original “green” flooring materials and provides benefits from durability to low allergen material to insulator. It is much lower in energy use during production than its synthetic counterparts.
When you think of “green” flooring you will most likely think of wood and cork, and for carpeting, wool and natural grasses. Linoleum, however, which has been around since the end of the 19th century is another one of the original “green” flooring materials.
A brief review of some of the eco-friendly floor options available at eFloor in Toronto, Ontario, including Marmoleum, Earth Weave, and Eco Timber.