Linoleum, Floor Coverings Materials Environmental Friendly. Among the many material floor covering, linoleum is one of the alternative materials that are environmentally friendly, because it is made from leftover materials which are then recycled.
Unlike the vinyl plastic, linoleum is made from a mixture of flax seed oil (linseed oil) and wood flour or cork dust making it more environmentally friendly.
There are three types of linoleum available in the market namely marmoleum, artoleum, and walton. Third difference lies in the motifs and colors.
Marmoleum motives resemble marble, then artoleum further highlight crocodile skin pattern and cloud spots while Walton has a motif resembling wood grain with a contemporary design.
Material that is popular in Europe has a thickness of less than 5 mm and a length of 32 meters per roll her.
In addition to environmentally friendly, linoleum is also durable, fireproof, waterproof and easy to clean, so that the treatment was not difficult and expensive.