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How to choose kitchen flooring

Helen Moore by Helen Moore

Kitchens are probably the most frequently used room in your home, so it’s important to choose flooring that will stand up to the demand. Think durable and easy to maintain and you’re on the right lines. Here are our top tips to making the right choice.

Things to consider:

  • If your kitchen is a thriving hub of activity, you’ll know that splashes and spills are commonplace. Minimise time spent scrubbing away at stains by choosing flooring that is easy to clean and simple to maintain.
  • Water is highly likely to find its way onto your kitchen floor and it can be very damaging to some surfaces. So extend the lifespan of your flooring by picking a water-resistant option.
  • Cooking spills can cause your floor to become slippery overtime. So reduce the risk of accidents by selecting a non-slip flooring option.

Vinyl flooring is a popular choice for kitchens
Vinyl flooring is waterproof and very easy to maintain, so it’s easy to see why it’s become such a popular choice for kitchens.  It’s also incredibly versatile with a wide variety of stylish designs to suit every type of décor.

So if you want a real wood effect without the worry of warping, you can easily recreate the look with vinyl flooring. Or if you prefer a tiled finish, there’s a huge range of vinyl designs that look really authentic.

And it shouldn’t be overlooked that vinyl flooring comes with a very favourable price tag, so it’s a really affordable option to choose.