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Find the right flooring for your kitchen remodel.

When selecting kitchen flooring, it is important to choose something that is both beautiful and strong. Kitchen flooring can accent the counters, cabinets, and appliances. But it must be practical for the everyday wear and tear like spills and heavy traffic. Choosing the right material is essential when it comes to kitchen flooring.

Are you looking for the beauty and durability of travertine or the warmth of hardwoods? While making this decision may seem stressful, keep in mind, by making the right selection, a quality kitchen floor can retain its beauty and last a lifetime. Local kitchen flooring contractors and interior designers are well qualified to help.


laminate kitchen flooring Think of your budget and lifestyle when choosing materials-lean heavily on your own research but also take the advice of trained professionals. If you need durable and cost-effective flooring, you might want to consider the vinyl or ceramic tiles. Prices can range from well under $10 dollars per square yard to well over $40 dollars, not including installation. Vinyl laminate flooring can be a mistake, if it is not done correctly. It may be a good idea not to dip into the lower echelon of prices for this type of flooring, especially if you are looking for a floor that will maintain quality for a long period of time. Vinyl laminate flooring is a great idea for those who are working with a lower budget, but still want the tile look, however when choosing any type of Kitchen Flooring buyers should be aware that quality should be the determining factor in their selection.


hardwood kitchen flooring Hardwood flooring
 is another popular route in Kitchen Flooring. Whether you are installing hardwood floors or a Veneer, the wood look is very popular with many consumers due to its ability to add warmth and beauty while being functional. Because of the smoothness of textures and durability of finishes inherent in these materials, they shine in the kitchen for handling spills. There is a price difference with Hardwood Flooring and Prefinished Veneer (Prefinished Veneer being the more durable and less expensive of the two). For installing hardwood floors, the prices start at around $7 per square foot installed for hardwood flooring, whereas Prefinished veneers start at $2 to $4 dollars per sq. foot installed. The only downside to hardwood flooring is the maintenance. For example scratches can lead to repair and refinish costs so consider your lifestyle again when determining which flooring is good for you.


stone/tile kitchen flooring The most permanent type of kitchen flooring is stone flooring. Of the more popular stone flooring options are granite tile, slate, travertine, or marble. Marble is the softest of the four stones, and is more subjective to scratches, while granite tile is considered to be the most durable. One tip is that the darker the grout is, the easier it is to keep clean and less likely it is to show stains. This flooring does not come cheap, ranging from $11 to over $25 per square foot before installation; however the quality of this type of flooring surpasses all other choices. When used in conjunction with matching kitchen countertops, a stone floor will look absolutely stunning and timeless in the kitchen.

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