kitchen floor ideas

Kitchen Floor Ideas

BHG.com Kitchens Kitchen Flooring Fresh Ideas for Kitchen Floors Discover quality and stylish kitchen flooring materials — from ceramic tile to hardwood to stone — plus stunning design ideas for your kitchen floors. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus Email Print More Prev View all Next × Prev View all Next Prev View all Next Popular In Kitchen Flooring Painted Floor Ideas for the Kitchen Kitchen Flooring Ideas Everything In This Slideshow 1 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Engineered Wood The homeowners of this kitchen opted for engineered wood over a solid hardwood or laminate. Light kitchen flooring and white-washed cabinetry creates a cool, monochromatic look. Engineered wood can go anywhere in your home, but it’s especially handy in rooms where water might be an issue. The kitchen flooring shrinks and expands less than solid woods, making it less vulnerable to moisture damage. Find the Perfect Flooring! 2 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Try Travertine In this grand kitchen, honey-color travertine tiles cover the floor, playing off the color of the perimeter cabinets. Caring for travertine is as simple as annual sealing, monthly wet mopping, and dry sweeping a couple of times a week. Polished travertine is practically stain-resistant and is a great choice for high-traffic areas like a kitchen. 3 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Natural Beauty Oak flooring — in a rich stain — anchors this elegant kitchen and provides contrast to the white walls and white and blue cabinetry. Wood kitchen flooring lends unmatched warmth and character to a room. If you decide to put wood flooring in the kitchen, keep in mind that solid woods are vulnerable to moisture. Place a rug near the food prep and cleanup zones to catch water and food spills. Discover what goes with wood floors. 4 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Learn to Love Oak This light kitchen gets just a touch of warmth with oak floors. A not-too-orange stain on the kitchen flooring gives a modern vibe and works with with any supporting colors in the kitchen. 5 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Stylish Slate Large slate tiles provide a sound, stylish surface underfoot, and the color hides dirt, pet hair, and more. It’s simple to maintain the kitchen flooring with a matte-finish product once a year. The type of stone you choose and where you lay the stone in your house will determine if you need to seal it. Sealants and cleaning products vary depending on the stone type, so check with a stone retailer or manufacturer for specific recommendations. 6 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Beautiful Bamboo In keeping with an earthy color palette, the homeowners chose honey-tone bamboo plank flooring. The kitchen flooring reflects light, which keeps the room bright and airy. Renewable bamboo floors come in different patterns and plank sizes to complement a variety of kitchen styles. Bamboo can be stained in a variety of colors; just make sure to use water-base stains and top coats that are labeled as low-VOC emission products to ensure the bamboo stays earth-friendly. 7 of 21 Facebook Pinterest New Spin on Brick A bold paint color on the cabinets give this brick kitchen flooring fresh new life. The muted sea green on the cabinets pairs perfectly with the varying shades of tan and brown in the brick. The kitchen flooring combination is unexpected and unique. 8 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Style Underfoot A classic checkerboard pattern underfoot adds an urban, designer-style edge to this cottage kitchen. The black and white vinyl tiles add a graphic edge to an otherwise neutral kitchen. Vinyl tiles are an affordable kitchen flooring option and come in a wide range of colors. See how to clean tile floors. 9 of 21 Facebook Pinterest The Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Flooring Learn more about all the options you have when choosing flooring for your kitchen. 10 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Hidden Treasure During a major renovation, homeowners chose to use reclaimed and bleached white oak floors throughout this house. The color and finish of the oak flooring lends a rustic and carefree look and feel to the kitchen. Discover what types of floors work best in a busy kitchen. 11 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Notable Brick Antique brick flooring brings charming texture to this kitchen and eating area. The brick flooring is a surprising contrast to the classically styled kitchen and modern acrylic chairs surrounding the table. 12 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Mixed Classic Materials In this kitchen, ceramic tile flooring gets an added dose of interest and style by combining it with oak planks. Unexpected yet durable, both of these kitchen flooring materials will stand the test of time. Learn the pros and cons of adding tile flooring to your kitchen. 13 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Comfortable Cork Natural cork covers the floor in this kitchen and adjoining breakfast nook. Cork flooring is quiet, durable, and cushiony underfoot, making it easier on your joints. Though it costs roughly the same as hardwood, solid-cork kitchen flooring has a distinct ecological advantage: sustainability. Cork trees take just nine years to regenerate, while other trees can take 30 years or more. Eco-friendly and durable, learn more about using cork flooring in your kitchen here. 14 of 21 Facebook Pinterest New Life with Paint Give outdated but solid kitchen floors a new look with paint. Lighten up the room with an off-white shade of paint and set the stage for a beautiful kitchen. 15 of 21 Facebook Pinterest How to Paint Kitchen Flooring See how to paint your wood floors and get a uniquely beautiful look. 16 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Rustic Appeal Coastal color and charm can be found throughout this cool, casual kitchen, including underfoot. Rustic flagstone flooring — in watery blue and green hues — complements the rich blue cabinetry. The kitchen flooring is durable and easy to maintain by sweeping with a dry broom and washing with gentle laundry detergent and water. 17 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Casual Finish Honed-limestone tile flooring and granite countertops contain the same earthy colors seen outside the kitchen windows and define the color scheme for this kitchen. These elements complement the room’s farmhouse style. Consider a honed or matte finish if you choose limestone kitchen flooring. This type of finish gives the room a more relaxed look and feel. It also hides scratches, requires little maintenance, and provides more traction when wet. 18 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Cool Concrete Concrete is central to this kitchen’s clean, contemporary style. The kitchen has concrete floors that have been stained and scored to resemble large tiles. Concrete is a great kitchen flooring option because it has the ability to take on many different colors, shading, patterns, and sheens. It can even be fashioned to resemble various kinds of stone. Concrete is budget-friendly but requires periodic sealing. 19 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Affordable Options Soft green and cream vinyl tiles were an affordable option for this kitchen’s floor, freeing up the budget for upgraded appliances and other finishes. Beyond sealing the kitchen floor, soap and water is the easiest way to keep vinyl looking new. Sealing vinyl flooring protects it from stains, which are almost impossible to remove. 20 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Warm Cherry Flooring Brazilian cherry flooring grounds the creamy white cabinetry in this bright and airy kitchen. This very hard wood does come from Brazil and is known for its rich burgundy hue. Like other woods, avoid saturating the kitchen floors with water, and when cleaning, only use wood cleaner or a barely damp mop and immediately wipe up any spills to avoid warping the wood. 21 of 21 Facebook Pinterest Next Slideshow Painted Floor Ideas for the Kitchen Painted Floor Ideas for the Kitchen Old flooring isn’t doomed. Refresh it with a new coat of paint. These ideas–like diamond patterns, floral stencils, and deep colors–are guaranteed to breathe new life into a boring floor. Begin Slideshow » Related Kitchen Flooring Ideas
kitchen floor ideas 1

Kitchen Floor Ideas

BHG.com Kitchens Kitchen Flooring Kitchen Flooring Ideas Learn about a wide variety of kitchen flooring ideas, and see how homeowners use hardwood, laminate, slate, and more to create the perfect blend of style and durability. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus Email Print More Prev View all Next × Prev View all Next Prev View all Next Popular In Kitchen Flooring Fresh Ideas for Kitchen Floors Painted Floor Ideas for the Kitchen Everything In This Slideshow 1 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Pine Floors Offer Golden Glow Pine floors warm a room with a light amber color that harmonizes well with other woods. The mix of woods, cabinet colors, and metals gives this kitchen a relaxed, eclectic vibe. Not sure what kind of floor is best for your house and your budget? Take our quiz! 2 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Stained Concrete Has Stylish Durability The versatility and durability of decorative concrete make it a popular alternative to stone or tile. A mottled-brown-black stain gives this kitchen’s concrete floor a distinctive warmth and old-world character. The concrete is the perfect counterpoint to the bold red-and-black palette in this kitchen. Browse ideas for other kitchen color combinations. 3 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Go Green with Bamboo Flooring For your next kitchen remodel, go green and create a natural glow with bamboo flooring. Thanks to its good looks, fast growth, and abundance, bamboo flooring’s popularity is at an all-time high. Using rapidly renewable bamboo reduces our dependence on hardwoods, which can take 60 years to mature. 4 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Try Painted Floors Learn what you need to know for painting the wood floors in the kitchen. 5 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Convey Vintage Style with Flooring In this kitchen black and white vinyl tiles on a diagonal add vintage flair. With white on white throughout the rest of the room, the floor helps keep the space grounded. Take a look at other country kitchens and get ideas for your own home. 6 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Add Drama with Dark Walnut Floors Wide-plank walnut floors stained chocolate brown bridge the style gap between traditional and contemporary in this large kitchen. A word of caution: Walnut is softer than other hardwood flooring and more easily damaged by high heels and dropped dishes. A satin polyurethane finish gives the flooring a rich, subtle sheen and helps downplay any denting. 7 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Ceramic Floor Tiles Add Vintage Charm Because they are moisture- and stain-resistant, ceramic floor tiles are a classic choice for many kitchen floors. The kitchen’s two-tone cabinets pull their colors from the variations in the tile, giving this space a cohesive look. Accent colors are added in accessories and pottery. 8 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Slate’s Classic Look Holds Up A popular flooring choice for heavy-traffic areas, slate has a dense, smooth texture that makes it durable, moisture-resistant, and impervious to most stains. These homeowners chose slate tiles for the kitchen’s heated floor because they radiate warmth efficiently. They also require little care and suit both vintage and contemporary styles. 9 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Unfinished for a Casual Look The wood floors in this kitchen were refinished but left natural, adding to the room’s casual country vibe. To protect floors without adding a glossy finish, use a flat or satin varnish or polyurethane. 10 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Colonial-Style Flooring Brings Authenticity Wide-plank, old-growth hardwood flooring contributes to this eating area’s authentic Colonial-inspired style. Featuring intricate graining and characteristic knots, white pine ages to a warm orange-yellow hue that enhances country and rustic interiors. Check out these other cozy eat-in kitchens. 11 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Go Rustic with Travertine A travertine floor was the inspiration for the rustic interior design of this kitchen remodel. The tumbled finish is one of four options available for travertine (the others are polished, honed, and brushed). Tumbled travertine resembles old stone pavers, but in this kitchen the floor is warmed by radiant heat for modern comfort. 12 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Save Your Budget with Vinyl Tile Easy to install, vinyl kitchen floor tile is an inexpensive and durable choice for do-it-yourselfers. These homeowners wanted a big visual change for little money in this kitchen remodel and knew vinyl was the best option for them. 13 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Affordable Laminate Offers Hardwood Appeal A great-looking floor comes at a price — but not always the highest price. Available in a variety of finishes, laminate floors are easy to maintain and much less expensive than hardwood. As a result, these homeowners were able to afford extending the laminate from the kitchen area into the dining area, visually enlarging the space. 14 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Easy to Install Laminate Floors Follow these steps, and install new laminate floors in no time! 15 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Cherry for Durability and Rich Color Rich cherry planks line the floor of this spacious kitchen. Cherry is a popular, durable floor choice — it is open-grained like oak but more than twice as hard. It features dark brown or black streaks that contrast with a base color which ranges from dark orange to reddish brown. 16 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Add Style with a Stencil Update your existing floors with a whitewash finish and stencil pattern. Using a stencil on the floor adds a unique cottage flair — and hides most of the old floor’s imperfections. To ensure your hard work lasts, coat the floors with polyurethane every few years. Download the stencil here — FREE! 17 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Brick It for a Bold Look In-kitchen nooks are great for casual family meals because the food can go from kitchen to table in seconds. Here, a white table and green chairs create a cottage-chic space, perfectly in sync with the brick floor. Laying the brick in a herringbone pattern adds extra interest, and even a modern flair to the cottage room. 18 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Slate for Rugged Texture The rich blue cabinetry in this kitchen was inspired by the colorful slate tile floor in blue and rust. Slate is a popular flooring choice due to its durability, slip-resistant texture, and natural color variations. Because it’s a porous natural stone, slate flooring requires a protective sealant. 19 of 19 Facebook Pinterest Next Slideshow Fresh Ideas for Kitchen Floors Fresh Ideas for Kitchen Floors Discover quality and stylish kitchen flooring materials — from ceramic tile to hardwood to stone — plus stunning design ideas for your kitchen floors. Begin Slideshow » Related Painted Floor Ideas for the Kitchen

Kitchen Floor Ideas

Kitchen Floor Ideas
Kitchen Floor Ideas
Kitchen Floor Ideas
Kitchen Floor Ideas
Kitchen Floor Ideas

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *