Cork Flooring Wicanders

Cork in nature..

Cork comes from the bark of the cork oak tree. It´s harvested by hand when the tree is 25 years old and occurs every 9 years from then on leaving the tree undamaged and able to regrow a new bark. Cork is ideal in terms of the ever increasing demand for conservation of natural resources. It has unique and incomparable qualities which no ingenious human has yet copied or improved. It´s made of 40 millions cells per cm3 resembling a honeycomb structure which protects the tree from sharp weather temperature changes. Each cell functions as a miniature natural thermal insulator and also provides above average sound insulation and shock absorbing properties.