Kitchen Flooring Options
There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to selecting flooring for your kitchen (indoor or outdoor) Durability, design, longevity and how often you use your kitchen are just some of the factors to consider. We’ve selected a couple of kitchen flooring options to give you an idea of the what to think about when selecting the right floor for your kitchen…
Hardwood flooring is a good option if you don’t want your kitchen to go out of style. Timber is a timeless material for flooring. Even when it ages it only adds character to your kitchen. Other properties of hardwood flooring:
- Low maintenance
- Moisture resistant
This material is prepared at exceedingly high temperatures to produce a hard and durable final product. Porcelain tiles can withstand high temperatures and are extremely durable. Just make sure you select slip resistant tiles!
- Suitable for modern kitchens
- Low maintenance
This kitchen flooring option is considered a bit more environmentally friendly. It’s also a good option if you’re looking for a softer floor.
- Naturally textured
- Slip resistant
- Needs to be sealed every three to four years for to prevent moisture from seeping in
Concrete is a good kitchen floor option. This materials looks great in modern, industrial type kitchens and is really durable! It’s a difficult to material to damage so can withstand a lot of furniture bumps and scratches. Concrete flooring is also easy to maintain. It only needs to be waxed or resealed every three to nine months.Other factors include:
- Endless design possibilities: mixing and setting of concrete has come a long way allowing many different colours and textures
- Environmentally friendly: seeing as most houses have a concrete subfloor, it’s possible to simply remove what ever is above that and make use of that as your flooring.
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