If you plan to undertake a comprehensive reform in your kitchen, it is important to keep in mind a series of aspects so that the reform is a success. Today we come to talk to you about the types of kitchen floors that you can use for the renovation of the floors.
Keep in mind that on the market there are all kinds of floors ideal for kitchens, since it is a room that tends to get dirty very easily, especially with fat or oil when we cook.
Types of soils available
This type of tile is made by a single firing, thus achieving a very resistant tile compared to the rest. More and more people are opting for this kind of flooring, being able to find on the market a wide variety of porcelain floors that imitate wood, marble and stone in an identical way.
In addition, tiles made of this material are very easy to clean and maintain. At the same time, it should be noted that these tiles are all of similar sizes, thereby preventing dirt from forming on the lines between the tiles.
Perhaps the downside of porcelain floors is that they are more expensive than any of the others, even up to 50% more.
It is the most used material in the elaboration of any kind of flooring since it is the most resistant material, it gives a touch of elegance to the room where it is located and timeless. Stone floors for kitchens are found made of limestone, granite or also slate.
Perhaps the only drawback of these floors is that, as they have uneven surfaces, it is problematic to fit the tiles together, so dirt can accumulate in the spaces between tiles or stones.
It is one of the floors that does not need any type of joint, so we will achieve uniform and continuous floors with it. These floors are mechanically rectified and marry perfectly with island or large kitchens.
Of course, rectified pavements are more expensive than conventional ones due to the work involved in their elaboration.
It is commonly known as stoneware floors, being a very durable and shock-resistant type of floor. In addition to all this, their maintenance is very simple since they are easily cleaned since they hardly stain and are non-slip, perfect for kitchen floors that tend to get wet more easily.
In the market there is a wide and varied offer, Spain being one of the main manufacturers of ceramic floors.
These solid wood floors are available in different textures and finishes, so they adapt perfectly to any type of room, also for kitchens. Remember that this material is very warm so it is perfect for walking barefoot for example.
The only disadvantage that these floors present is that they require good and correct maintenance.
Rubber is also a warm material with a long useful life, with a completely smooth surface, although there are different alternatives with different kinds of roughness. You can find them in the market either in tile or in the form of plates, these being cleaner than tiles.
Among its drawbacks we must highlight that if a lot of sunlight enters the kitchen throughout the day, the color of the rubber will fade over time. Add to this that it is a somewhat slippery floor.
It is the most economical floor of all in addition to being a respectful floor with the environment. Cork is a very flexible kind of material that adapts perfectly to all types of rooms and surfaces.