Alternative Flooring Surfaces

There's more to floor choices than the traditional carpet, hardwood and tile. Browse photos of innovative flooring surfaces.

Stylish Rubber-Cork Tiles

Rubber-cork tile floors are a stylish, comfortable floor option in the home office. The durable, slip-resistant surface comes in a variety of vibrant colors. Shown: Capri cork Sequel. Photo courtesy of Capri cork

Chic Glass Floors

These dazzling glass tiles make an exciting design and environmental statement. Crafted from recycled glass and porcelain terrazzo, the tiles resist heat and scratches, and they’re easy to clean. Shown: EnviroPLANK, 24 x 36 inches. Photo courtesy of Recycled Glass Products

Bold Weather-Resistant Rugs

Laying a weather-resistant area rug is one of the easiest ways to lend comfort to an outdoor space. This bold style features cut pile accents atop a flatwoven background. It’s also recyclable and resists mold and mildew. Photo courtesy of Couristan, Inc.

Sleek Glass Tile

A unique option, glass floor tile lends chic, contemporary flair. This glass flooring is available in a wide variety of textures, colors and patterns. Photo courtesy of UltraGlas

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