Is Cork Fire Resistant? Is Cork Fire Resistant?
Cork flooring is a type of flooring that is naturally fire resistant. It does not burn very easily like some of the other types of flooring on the market. For example, wood floorin can easily ignite and burn.
If cork does happen to catch fire, an added benefit is that it will not release any toxic chemicals. With other hardsurface flooring options, you will find that dangerous chemicals are released when the flooring burns. With cork, this will not be an issue and you can rest easily knowing that you did not release toxic fumes into your home.