Which Flooring is Best for a Kitchen?

The kitchen is the heart of the home, a place where people come together to eat, cook and socialise. As such, the kitchen floor needs to be able to stand up against scratches and stains, high traffic, and moisture and spills resulting from cooking. Here at Tile Mountain, we know how important for your kitchen floor to be both beautiful and practical, so we’ve put together a quick guide on the best kitchen flooring options for your home!

Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVT)

Why is Luxury Vinyl Flooring Good to Use in a Kitchen?

  • Water-resistant
  • Pet friendly
  • Cost-effective
  • Easy to clean
  • Click-fit system (easy to install)
  • Scratch and stain-resistant
  • Durable
  • Hardwearing
  • Natural to the touch
  • Warm and quiet underfoot

One of the first picks for kitchen flooring is LVT, as it is able to withstand the hustle and bustle of everyday life whilst maintaining a stunning appearance. Durable, hardwearing and versatile, this flooring option is warm and quiet underfoot as well as being scratch-resistant, water-resistant and super easy to clean! Designed with a handy click-fit system, LVT flooring is DIY friendly and simple to install – we even have some options with built-in underlay to make the process even easier for you!

Laminate Flooring

Why is Laminate Flooring Good to Use in a Kitchen?

  • Pet friendly
  • Cost-effective
  • Easy to clean
  • Click-fit system (easy to install)
  • Scratch and stain-resistant
  • Durable
  • Hardwearing

A cost-effective alternative to real wood, laminate flooring is versatile and hardwearing with a wide range of stunning styles to choose from! Scratch-resistant and pet-friendly, it makes an excellent addition to the kitchen as it is able to hold its own whilst looking stylish for years to come. DIY friendly, it comes with a click-fit system for simple installation, and we even have some water-resistant options available.

Engineered Wood Flooring

Why is Engineered Wood Flooring Good to Use in a Kitchen?

  • Unique
  • Cost-effective
  • Click-fit system (easy to install)
  • Less likely to shrink/warp than solid wood
  • Easily sanded and refurbished
  • Durable
  • Hardwearing

Last but not least, engineered wood flooring is a great option for your kitchen floors as it is unique, hardwearing and strong. Made from natural wood, each plank is unique and it is less likely to shrink or warp than solid hardwood flooring due to its stable construction. It features a DIY friendly click-fit system for simple installation and it can be sanded and refurbished multiple times if needed.

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