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Flooring  /  August 21, 2019

Basic Kitchen Floor Buying Guide: Things to Consider

The kitchen has long been considered to be the center of the home. It is where hearty meals are prepared, delicious food is enjoyed and wonderful stories are shared between family members and friends. Needless to say, the kitchen is one of the busiest areas in the home.  With all the foot traffic it receives, it needs to have a durable and safe, yet stylish floor.

 

 

In this post, Handyman Connection® of Matthews shares the things you should consider when choosing new flooring material for your kitchen.

1. Your Lifestyle.

It’s already been said that the kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in a home, but the question is how busy your kitchen is? Do you often cook a lot in the kitchen, making the floor susceptible to spills? Do kids frequent the area? Answering these questions (and others) are important to determine the kind of floor you need. The busier the kitchen is, the more durable its floor should be. You might also need to consider non-slip floor.

2. The Kitchen’s Style

The floor will affect how your kitchen looks in general. It needs to complement the kitchen’s architectural style and overall appeal. Before buying floor material, you need to consider the kitchen’s existing elements and size.

3. Comfort

If you do a lot of work in the kitchen, it’s possible that you do most of the work standing. It’s important to choose a flooring material that won’t add strain to your leg. Wood floors are great for helping reduce leg fatigue.

4. Ease of Cleaning and Maintenance

Spills and dirt can make any kitchen floor look untidy and worse, unsafe to walk on. If cleaning is not your favorite task, then you should look for a material that can be cleaned and maintained easily, and is not prone to staining.

Still can’t decide which kind of flooring material to get for your kitchen? Let the pros at Handyman Connection of Matthews help you. Simply give us a call today at (704) 255-5626 or submit our contact form to request a consultation.

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