CorkDecor™ Floors - Select Line Floor Collection - Floating Floors - Jelinek Cork Mosaic Floors - Safety Floors of Cork & Rubber
Jelinek Cork Group has been supplying cork flooring throughout the world for many decades. Today the company remains the oldest existing supplier of cork floors and other related cork products. With the many years of experience in the cork flooring business and through innovative research in design, technology, and production Jelinek cork flooring continues to be recognized for excellent quality, innovation, uniqueness and choice. Many Jelinek cork flooring installations made in the mid 1950’s are still in excellent condition today.
In keeping environmental and natural products in the forefront, Jelinek Cork Group was one of the founders of an innovative wine cork collection & recycling initiative. Hundreds of thousands of used wine corks are collected each year. Jelinek recycles these corks and uses them (among other products) in the production of some of the cork flooring, described below.
There are numerous reasons which make Jelinek cork flooring the ideal floor covering whether for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes:
environmentally friendly natural flooring
produced from renewable resource
soft & warm
prolonged standing is fatigue free
helps reduce aching of hips, knees, feet, and back
does not entrap dirt or fungi
excellent indentation recovery
easy to maintain
wide selection of patterns, colors, and designs
long life with little care
sound absorbing and insulating
Besides being decorative and functional, Jelinek cork flooring over most other floor coverings provides the added benefits of insulating against temperature, airborne sound, and pounding noise. Imagine the perfect floor...fashionable and beautiful to look at, yet easy to care for...quiet, soft and warm to the touch, yet durable enough to handle all kinds of traffic - pets, children, high heels.
Cork, as a natural product, warms and enriches any interior. Cork flooring always blends in well with other decors and furniture and is available in a wide range of colors.
Jelinek cork coverings are of the finest quality resulting from strictly supervised production and on-going quality control procedures. Additionally, production of Jelinek cork flooring is environmentally friendly. No cork trees are cut down, only the bark is peeled without destroying the tree, and it grows back within nine years, ready to be harvested again.
Whether in a child's room, family room, music room, kitchen, or bathroom - a cork floor is always the correct choice. It is tough, resilient and water resistant. It absorbs sound and provides acoustical excellence. Being highly abrasion resistant, these floors are often also used in public buildings including schools, hospitals, gyms and workout rooms, yoga and exercise centers, restaurants, hotels, shops and offices.
Understanding Cork Floors
It is important to familiarize yourself about cork flooring. Knowing the facts about cork floors and how to inspect, install, and maintain them will give you years of pleasure and satisfaction. For your better understanding of cork floors we recommend you review the following links on our website at jelinek.com:
FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Natural characteristics of cork flooring
If you have additional questions, concerns, or comments contact us directly.
Cork flooring can be purchased online. Designers, corporate and commercial accounts should contact us for pricing and supply.
Jelinek offers a series of different cork floor covering collections to meet all needs ….. personal tastes, designer and architectural requirements, residential and commercial purposes. Any and all of these collections are suitable for most applications.
CorkDecor™ Floors are available in a variety of designs and colors. These tiles can be arranged in different patterns to add style and creativity to any room. CorkDecor™ floors offer excellent sound absorption and acoustical values while providing warmth and atmosphere . Installation is easy. Tiles are available either with untreated surface finish to which flooring urethane (we recommend water based urethanes only) needs to be applied after installation, or pre-finished with urethane. Either case will bring pleasing results.
Select Line Floor Collection is the exclusive and limited pattern series of Jelinek Cork floors. Patterns and designs are unique, creative, and original but at the same time possess all the characteristic of the CorkDecor™ series described above. Installation is easy. Glue tiles directly to subfloors.
Floating Floors are produced according to the strictest quality standards and offer long lasting and excellent thermal and acoustic resistance. The floors come in a variety of patterns that are specially designed to blend with most interiors, adding a touch of distinction and comfort. Installation by tongue and groove method is easy and economical. Jelinek Cork Floating Floors can be installed over most surfaces with little or no subfloor preparation.
Jelinek Cork Mosaic Floors are produced from recycled wine corks. The wine corks are cut into circular discs about 6mm (1/4") thick and glued on a special paper backing to form interesting and unique mosaic patterns. Jelinek Cork Group is one of the 'exclusive rights'holders of this new and distinctive cork flooring concept, using recycled cork and cork waste and from it creating beautiful tecologically friendly floors. Jelinek Cork Mosaic installation is similar to common mosaic and ceramic tiles using the "glue then grout" method (Slide Show). Jelinek Cork Mosaic floors can remain natural cork color or stained to any other color. These floors have all the characteristics and benefits of regular cork floors but besides being suitable in most common rooms such as bathrooms, kitchens, entranceways, etc. they are also suitable for saunas, showers, pool surrounds, and other potentially wet areas.
Safety Floors of Cork & Rubber are produced from recycled cork and rubber. Safety Floors have excellent thermal and acoustic properties, are anti-slip, impact absorptive, totally recyclable, and easy to maintain. There are several series within this collection briefly described below. Contact us for additional information.
WalkEasy: a tough wearing anti-slip surface available in multiple colours
Uses: Restaurants, commercial kitchens, office buildings, universities, schools, gyms, hospitals, buses, ferries, trains, ramps, homes
AquaDeck: an anti-slip flooring for both wet and dry areas
Uses: Marine decking, pontoon decking, gangways, swimming pool surrounds, stairways, external ramps, walkways
Sports Flooring: Resilient, flexible, hard-wearing flooring surface
Uses: Courts (basketball, volleyball, etc), gymnasiums, multi-purposes halls
Custom made Cork Inserts – these can be any shape or size and can be stained any color to fit room décor. These inserts make floors interesting and add special detail, depth, elegance, and dimension to any floor. Contact our design team who will be happy to work with you.
QuietCork™ underlayment will provide a soft cushion beneath any of your floor coverings, whether wood, marble, carpet, ceramic, cork, or others. It is the ultimate sound control underlayment and will eliminate or restrict sound transmission between floors.
For cork baseboards, maintenance and cleaning products, tool kits for floor installations, adhesives and grout contact us.