Cork is a popular flooring option for environmentally conscious consumers. Cork is natural flooring option carved from the cork oak tree. Kitchens, bathrooms, and family rooms are just a few places where cork flooring is used frequently. Cork is an affordable and easy to install flooring surface. Cork is softer than hardwood and bamboo flooring which makes it very comfortable to walk on. Cork is also a durable flooring option that can handle high traffic. Cork is a good heat and sound insulator which reduces noise generated from walking and can even reduce home heating costs during winter months.