If you are planning a full scale renovation of your home, you should not forget about any surface. We are talking mainly about the floor. Floors take the brunt of all our steps, of heavy luggage dragged across it, of large and bulky furniture sitting on it and so on. After the roof, the floors in your house have to endure the heaviest wear and tear so every once in a while it needs repair and refurbishing work. Today we will focus on the kitchen floor. Let us face it, nobody is paying a lot of attention to it. And few people put in an effort to beautify their kitchens. This is why we decided to combine beauty with functionality in these recommendations of kitchen flooring ideas. Let’s take a look at them!
#1 Smooth Concrete
There is nothing boring about well laid and leveled concrete. It is a very durable surface, ideal for flooring and it also keeps your feet cool during the summer. Concrete mixes can be colored with the help of additives and textured in different grains (from smooth as glass to industrial coarse).
#2 Delicate Parquet
Parquet flooring has a timeless beauty. There are so many amazing examples in historical buildings of pure works of art made with parquet. You don’t have to break the piggy bank for a complex pattern or rare wood essences – any kind of parquet looks beautiful and is quite easy to maintain after the specialists apply the finishing protective coating.
#3 Comfortable Cork
Cork flooring are the perfect choice for environmentally minded people. Cork is made from the bark of trees and has a spongy feel, perfect for all the times when you have to stand up for hours preparing food. Do not be afraid of damage by vapors or spills: cork floors are protected by a sealing top coating of polyurethane.
#4 Modern Bamboo
Bamboo is trendy natural material not only for furniture and decorations, but also for floors. Its smooth and light color are perfect for people who want to give their small kitchen an airy look.
#5 Solid Slate
Slate is a natural and very sturdy material, very versatile in its use: it can be used for outer facades, roof tiles or floor tiles. Its surprising and changing pattern of colors makes every slate tile unique looking. If you want a floor which will last a lifetime – this is the right option for you.
#6 Trusty Hardwood
There is something raw and rustic in walking on solid hardwood beams. This family only wanted a protective topcoat, letting the wood fiber shine through and charm with its natural beauty. This is a floor for a family who is really down to earth and enjoying the simple things in life.
#7 Comfortable Carpet
If you don’t mind sweeping and cleaning the floor frequently, then a carpet runner is the perfect choice for your kitchen floor. Warm and offering a solid foothold, carpet flooring is the best choice for people who enjoy walking barefoot around the house. Needless to say, you can choose any color or pattern you can think of.
#8 Versatile Tiles
If you want an affordable, easy to maintain kitchen floor in your favorite particular color, then you needn’t look any further than regular tiles. Ceramic tiles are available in various rectangular sizes to fit the surface of your floor, in a wide range of colors, patterns and textures – from satin smooth to granite grainy.
#9 Affordable Laminate
A less expensive option to natural wood parquet, laminate floor tiles are made of real wood veneer with plywood filling. Thanks to the simple click-in system, laminate floors are easy to install and require only simple, regular maintenance.
#10 Old School Linoleum
Linoleum is probably the cheapest and easiest to maintain type of kitchen floor. Available in any kind of pattern and colors (including parquet and marble floor replica) linoleum is the right choice if you want to keep your kitchen floor clean with a simple sweep and mopping every now and then.
#11 Reclaimed Bricks
The movement to salvage and reuse building materials shows that people become more and more aware of the need to save our natural and manmade resources. In this beautiful and rustic example, a family reclaimed lots of bricks and made a durable floor for their kitchen.
#12 Mix & Match
This beautiful kitchen is a perfect example of artistry and function going hand in hand. Beautiful tiles with hardwood beams creating geometric patterns between them create a solid and charming looking floor, to last a lifetime.
And we have reached the end of our kitchen flooring ideas for you. Did you find your ideal new floor among our recommendations?