Archive for the ‘Flooring’ Category
The flooring is the foundation of your kitchen. If you choose the wrong flooring, even a great kitchen can look average and you will soon want to replace it. And that’s why custom flooring is your answer to a supreme kitchen.
There are various styles and kinds of custom flooring like tile flooring, laminate flooring, hardwood flooring, cork flooring, vinyl flooring and the commercial epoxy flooring.
When you choosing what kind of flooring suits you, you should make your selection based on the type of environment you live in. Like if you have little kids who will be running around the house including the kitchen area, you should look for flooring that resists spills.
You should also make sure that the kitchen flooring you select is durable enough to last through every single renovation that your kitchen may go through over the coming years.
There are many popular custom flooring options for you to choose from. Vinyl is one inexpensive option which is very durable and available in sheets or tiles. Being the most popular choice as far as kitchen flooring is concerned; it is available in a large selection of styles, colours and designs.
A new product known as Laminate custom flooring that is highly influenced by the countertop business has come up recently. A photograph of wood grain, stone or other surfaces is laminated directly onto the flooring material. This saves a lot of time on installation and it is also very durable.
Made from the fastest developing plant, bamboo custom flooring is on its way to become the most-sought after trends in kitchen design as of date. As the prices of hardwood keep rising, bamboo is looked upon as a good alternative to hardwood. Being a grass, it grows faster than trees but is as strong as hardwood. Ceramic tiles lend beauty and sturdiness to the kitchen flooring and they are spill-resistant as well. Stone types give an archaic feel to the kitchen floor. However, stone tiles usually come in unusual sizes and shapes as they are cut out from boulders. They also tend to be a little costly.
But if you are looking for custom flooring that is long lasting as well, your search ends at hardwood flooring. You can get it in a huge variety of colours and grains but you need to give it a new surface as and when required. You can get hardwood flooring in your kitchen in the form of strips, planks or parquet squares.
When selecting custom flooring you need to remember that the tones of your flooring can enhance the impression of light and space. If you use light or neutral tones, the area of the kitchen can look bright and if you use darker tones, you can add warmth to the kitchen space. Whether your kitchen is big or not, the perceptions of size are influenced by the floor’s finishing.
Finally the correct decision is always in your hands and only you can find the custom flooring for your kitchen that will maintain its beauty for a lifetime.