the size of the first panel in each
row from whole panel to partial
panel, which staggers the tongue-and-groove joints for a stronger
A jigsaw can cut notches in the
panels to fit obstructions.
A hammer and pull bar helps to
install the last panel in a row.
Cork flooring feels and looks
much like the same cork that
bottles your wine. It has a naturally organic cellular appearance
and provides a cushioned, forgiving floor surface for a comfortable walkway. Cork is naturally
durable and provides some extra
acoustical and thermal insulation.
The Lisbon Cork panels from
Lumber Liquidators, shown here
( www.lumberliquidators.com), come
with a pre-applied finish that
makes the surface resistant to
moisture and easy to maintain.
For the green-minded homeowner, another selling point of