Learn more about all the new, earth-friendly options you have when choosing flooring for your home.
Traditional flooring options are great. But why not step outside the box. Did you ever think that all of these things could be floors? I'm Lacey Howard and I have some hip new flooring products to share with you. Technically a grass, bamboo is surprisingly hard, stable, flame resistant, and extremely renewable. In fact, some types grow up to 3 feet a day. It's prominent grain comes in strips and panels that install like engineered hardwood and float over many types of subfloors. Cork. Under foot, cork is cushiony, quiet and comfortable. It's resistant to moisture and germs and is right at home in kitchens and baths. Surprisingly strong, glass makes for beautiful flooring. The tiles are easy care and can be back painted for color or itch for slip resistance. Look for recycle blends. Metal! Steel and aluminum tiles and planks offer low maintenance mat finish and a sleek modern aesthetic. How about leather floors? Yeah you heard me, leather. Perfect for bedrooms and light traffic dins, this tactile, sound absorbing material is a luxurious flooring option. A quiet resilient material, rubber sets a bit of a commercial mood but it's oh so easy on the feet. It resists dints and stains but can be slippery when wet. New technologies and the focus on going green are bringing exciting new products to the flooring industry. Check them out for yourself.