Selecting Kitchen Floors
When considering what type of flooring you want for your kitchen, remember that your kitchen will get a lot of foot traffic so you are going to want something durable, and easy to clean. That shouldnÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂt mean you ignore style, as the kitchenÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ floor is what helps tie everything in the room together. Here are some options you can consider for choosing your kitchen floor.
Kitchen Floor Materials
These tiles are fired at about 1800 degrees Fahrenheit, so theyÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂre tough as nails and arenÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂt likely to chip. They are also available in a range of colors, textures and designs and are affordable.
A natural stone that gives great character to a space but is not as durable as porcelain and itÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs more porous, which makes them likelier to stain. Needs to be cleaned more often.
Cork ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ Cork is a durable, versatile material available in a variety of colors. It is water-resistant and reduces impact noise.
Vinyl ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ This flooring offers a variety of styles and colors in either tiles or sheets for those on a budget.
Hardwood Floors ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ The most popular choice right now for kitchen floors among Americans. Hardwood floors are softer on the feet and can do a great job connecting to other rooms in your house if have an open space, making one seamless transition.