Function, durability and style are three main components when it’s time to choose the material that will create your kitchen floors. Whether you’re renovating or starting from scratch, you need to take some time and explore flooring. From bamboo to vinyl, there are more choices than you might think for kitchen finishes. But don’t be afraid, we have put together 10 of the best options, and we provide the breakdown of each one from the benefits to the price points.
What kind of kitchen do you create? What kind of shelf life do you need? Pay attention to low-maintenance floor coverings that work well in a kitchen with high public traffic and inevitable spillage.
10 of the best kitchen flooring materials & what they are known for:
Bamboo: Trendy, environmentally friendly
Vinyl: Traditional, versatile
Rubber: water and fire resistant
Wood: chic, durable
Cork: Antimicrobial, padded
Stone: Edgy, durable
Tile: Easy to maintain, stylish
Concrete: Modern, moisture resistant
Laminate: Cost-effective, easy to install
Brick: Interesting, enduring
What to think about:
Before you decide which material to work with, there are some important points to keep in mind.
Consider the use of your kitchen: Before you dive into a structural choice of brick or cement, think about who is in your kitchen? and how much it will be used. Do you have a large family where burials are imminent? Will you spend much time inside on your feet?
Think about the style: you may not want to go with a super modern floor if you are creating a rustic rural kitchen. And if you’re photographing for an ultra-modern kitchen, you may not want to go with an unfinished wood. That’s what you have to think about the size of the room you’re working in, and when Think Floor is distributed in the breakfast corner and dining area.
Evaluate your price point: Whether you are renovating or starting from scratch with your construction of a home forever, the budget is always an important factor in choosing materials. Remember that you need to consider not only material prices, but also labour and installation costs, delivery, preparation of the subfloor and removal of existing materials.
At first sight you might think that this is a classic parquet floor, but it is actually made with bamboo ! With its traditional twin, it has the traditional, chic value, but a trendier choice.
SERVICES: Bamboo parquet is durable and can take a long time, which makes sense as it is made from bamboo itself.
CONS : You can scratch and dent, which makes it a distant cry of a family-friendly safe choice.
Average price point: $5 – $7 per square foot, installation average at $8 per square foot.
You can choose from vinyl tiles to pieces that look exactly like parquet. For this reason, there are a variety of options that make it one of the most versatile options in the range.
SERVICES: Vinyl flooring is easy to install and waterproof – a great advantage for the kitchen.
CONS: It will take some time for the subfloor to be ready for installation, as it needs an almost flawless finish. And it can easily be measured through other materials such as glass.
AVERAGE PRICE POINT: $1.50 – $5.00 per square foot, without installation
Who would have thought using rubber in your house… as flooring no less. But in reality in the fashion scene can cause quite and provide a functional surface.
SERVICES: Rubber floors come in a variety of styles and colors. It is also quite durable, easy to clean and water and fire resistant!
CONS: Unfortunately, this choice can be quite expensive and is easily stained by certain detergents and oils.
Average price point: $3.50 – $9.00 per square foot, without installation.
One of the best choices for flooring throughout the home, this will always be a traditional solid way to build your home. It’s very chic, versatile and will only make your home appreciate for more.
SERVICES: Wood is durable and one of the most stylish options for your home.
CONS: You need to keep a special coating on this flooring to protect it from moisture damage.
Average price point: $4 – $12 per square foot, average installation at $8 per square foot.
The cork floor is gaining popularity for several reasons, one of which is its unique appearance and the transformation has taken place in every room, let alone in the kitchen.
PERFORMANCE: When you install a cork floor, you get a soft, padded feeling against your feet, but one that also microbially means that it repels insects and pests.
CONS: This flooring can be easily damaged, including dents and scratches.
AVERAGE PRICE POINT: $2 to $15 per square foot, without installation.
Stone is another way to add a touch of uniqueness and uniqueness to your kitchen. It blends neutral traditionalism with trendy and trendy vibes that are still very versatile.
PERFORMANCE: Stone floors are incredibly easy to maintain and have immense stamina.
CONS: Finer pieces of stone can splinter and discolour others.
Average price point: Depending on the material, $2 – $25 per square foot. Installation costs an average of $8 per square foot.
Here is another traditional choice with a whole love of wiggle space in terms of design, color, pattern and even size.
SERVICES: Tiles are moisture resistant – making them a bestseller in both kitchens and bathrooms – and have proven durable over time.
CONS: Its surface is hard and not so comfortable with some other choices, and the mortar between the parts can become stained.
Average price point: $1 – $8 per square foot for material, installation average at $7 per square foot.
One of the smarter decisions of the group, concrete flooring will give a shine unlike other traditional suspects.
SERVICES: This choice is also moisture resistant and a super stylish choice for modern homes.
CONS: After some time, concrete needs to be resealed and can become stained.
AVERAGE PRICE POINT: Depending on the degree of preparation required to install and complete the concrete, the average cost is between $2 and $30 per square foot installed.
Laminate flooring is another popular choice seen in many kitchens of family homes. And it scoffs parquet flooring pretty well!
SERVICES: This choice is very inexpensive and easy to install.
CONS: It brings no value into your home like that of real wood floors.
Average price point: $1.50 – $5.00 per square foot, without installation.
Brick gives a rougher, masculine edge and a textured look that offers more interest and depth in your kitchen. It also fits well into a variety of style themes.
PERFORMANCE: These parts can last for decades and are virtually resistant to damage.
CONS: Although bricks are extremely durable, you should not choose them as flooring if you prefer a weathered look over time.
AVERAGE PRICE POINT: Range in cost of approximately $5 – $10 per square foot
The most beautiful and unique kitchen floor styles that we love
Here is a good example of how natural wood floors can develop a life of their own and change a room. It gives the kitchen a more organic and fresh feeling.
Painting your wooden floors could also be in the cards for you. If you feel brave, go with pistachio green or cranberry.
Black and white checkered floors are a good way to take advantage of the versatility of vinyl or tiles. It is a classic, timeless attraction that brings in a retro vibe.
Of course, a more creative design can break the floors. Tiles can bring this neutral yet surprising pattern to life.
Stenciling on your wood floor could also be in your alleyway. You have the value, but also the personalization, that you need and want to make you feel at home.
Crisp White can also improve your space and give the illusion of more space. Get that with porcelain tiles or even vinyl pieces.
An even bolder pattern for the floor could be what inspires you, just take a look at this plaid print taking place in this vintage contemporary kitchen.
You can even get stone in several colors to create dimension and a “wow” factor in your more spacious kitchen.
Different tiles with different designs can fill your kitchen floor with a lot of charming personality and personal feeling.