When a homeowner does a complete kitchen remodel, they will normally put down a new floor. There are many options for a kitchen floor but two of the more popular ones are wood and ceramic floors. The question is which one would be the best for my kitchen. Both floors have their good and bad points so many times it comes down to which the homeowner prefers.
If you have wooden cabinets in your kitchen this type of flooring is the obvious choice and will complement the dark colors on the ceiling and walls and the lightening. They will add the aesthetic feel of the room and the surface are less slippery and will give you a better grip when walking on them in your sock feet. With wood floorings, you can choose unfinished wood flooring that you will have to sand after you install it or have it pre-finished.
One disadvantage in using wood for the floors in the kitchen you need to remember that the changes in temperature in the kitchen can result in the wood contracting and expanding. It does require care and maintenance. To make sure that the floor is kept free from dirt and accumulated food ingredients you will need to sweep, vacuum, and damp mop the floors every couple of days. There are many different wood types of flooring you can get from simple to elaborate. Having a wooden floor in your kitchen will give it a rich classy look.
If you have granite countertops having ceramic flooring is commonly used. Using ceramic flooring offers you many options. For example, you can have tiles that have an unglazed or glazed finish and come in three sizes. The generally range in sizes from twelve to eighteen inches square. It is recommended that you use twelve-inch tiles if you have a small kitchen because these small tiles will make your kitchen appear more spacious.