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3 Comfortable And Beautiful Flooring Options For Remodeling A Kitchen

When it comes to remodeling a kitchen, the flooring is one of the most important aspects because the flooring serves as support for your body as well as it adds esthetic appeal. Here are 3 excellent flooring options that will provide comfort as well as beauty.

Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is an excellent option for a kitchen because vinyl is not quite as hard as wood, it is easy to clean up if you spill anything, and vinyl comes in many different colors, patterns, and textures.

Vinyl flooring can actually mimic the look of tile by being pressed or stamped before it is laid. The vinyl can have natural imperfections just as you might see in a textured tile in order to give your flooring a more natural look.

The particular type of flooring does not require any special care either, which will save you time since you only have to sweep and mop it with normal supplies. In addition, the flooring is easy to stand on, and you may not even feel the need for a padded carpet in the main areas of your kitchen where you have to stand for long periods of time while cooking.

Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring used to be considered very cheap and not a great choice if you want to create an upscale look. Now, however, laminate can also be made to mimic luxury flooring.

For example, you can get laminate floors that look just like wood floors. A really high resolution picture of wood is placed on each strip of the laminate to follow a natural wood pattern, and then it can be laid in your home.

Most often, you cannot even tell that the flooring is laminate because the image of the wood is so realistic. This is a perfect choice if you have messy children who spill on the floor a lot. Wood can warp after it gets wet, but laminate will not warp because it is not a natural fiber.

Laminate is a bit harder than vinyl, so you may want to wear some padded socks while standing on it if you have bad knees. 

Tile Flooring

Lastly, you can select real tile flooring for your kitchen. Tile is also easy to clean, and you will truly have an upscale look if you pick the right tile. Tile is a preferred choice over wood in a kitchen as well because of its durability.

The only downside to tile over the other 2 flooring options is that tile can break if you drop something have on it. You will not run into this problem with vinyl or laminate very often, but tile is a little more fragile.

By understanding these 3 flooring options, you can pick the right type of flooring for your kitchen when you remodel it. For more ideas, talk to a home remodeling contractor.

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