San Diego, Calif.—Cali is launching an inaugural collection of cork flooring—Cali cork. The four-SKU lineup features a high-resistance finish and water-resistant construction.
The high-resistance finish is said to make the planks in the collection easier to clean and better protected from scratches and the build-up of dirt. The cork material in the planks’ top beauty layer and bottom underlayment is said to be naturally water resistant, sound insulating, antimicrobial and temperature regulating. Thanks to its spongey composition, the company said, their best cork flooring is highly cushioning and capable of absorbing impacts without losing its shape.
Cork is naturally renewable; the material is trimmed from the bark of the cork oak tree and regenerates without harming the plant or surrounding environment. The cork in this eco-friendly flooring choice is also recycled, demonstrating cork’s ability to be reprocessed over and over for different uses, the company said. Customers looking to purchase responsibly and opt for products that do no harm will take heart in cork’s sustainability story.
Cali cork is also Greenguard certified, ensuring that it is a low-VOC flooring choice safe for homes with children and pets. Its nontoxic construction and forgiving surface make this flooring especially ideal for nurseries and kids rooms, the company said.
Cali cork planks are lightweight, click-lock milled and measure 35-5/8-inch long, 11-5/8-inch wide and 7/16-inch thick. Boards come in packs of eight for a total of 22.99 square feet per carton and can be floated or glued down. The line includes a 15-year residential and 5-year commercial warranty.