Choosing flooring for a kitchen may be tricky because it’s should be practical and stylish at the same time. In the kitchen we wash, cut, cook, drop and spill lots of things, so the floors should outlast all that and still look beautiful. Need some ideas? Here we go!
Tile Kitchen Floors
Tiles are among the most durable and practical options for flooring, they can stand a lot of things easily and look cool. The only thing that can happen to tiles is breaking but you need to drop something really heavy to break them. Choose eye-catchy patterns and looks, the tiles can be the same as on the backsplash or some contrasting ones. If you want a peaceful look, choose neutral-colored tiles for floor décor; there are tiles imitating wood for those who want a warm touch.
Brick And Stone Flooring
Brick and stone are recommended in case you want unbreakable and super-lasting cover for the floors. Whitewashed bricks put in some patterns will give your kitchen a relaxed look, and stone is all about rustic décor. You can also use pavers that resemble of stone or bricks to create a necessary look, and they will be no less durable.
Wood Kitchen Floors
Wood is the most fragile cover for the floors as it can dry and change the shape, it can be damaged or stained with various spilt substances. Still don’t bother too much, today there are a lot of cool finishes that allow wooden floors outlive various problems and still look good. Wooden floors are amazing for all types of kitchens, from coastal to modern ones, it depends on the look of your wood.
Mixed Kitchen Floors
One of the hottest trends in home décor is mixing various types of floors to accentuate different zones in your home. As for the kitchen, this mixing may be caused by another reason: functionality. If you love wood but think that it won’t stand all that cooking, make tile or brick floors under the cooking zones and wooden planks around. Such a mix looks very eye-catching and will help you to save your wooden cover.
Vinyl could come in sheets or as tiles. It’s a great choice for kitchen floors because of its practicality. Vinyl is easy to install and can withstand common kitchen rigors. It’s usually waterproof, stain resistant and easy to maintain.
Kitchen Mats And Area Rugs
Even a small, simple kitchen mat could become a cool touch to various types of floors. It could add a touch of color to gray concrete or a touch of coziness to bland looking tiles.