There are many different options for your choice of a kitchen floor, and it can be challenging for a new homeowner to select the perfect one. There are many different things to consider including your choice of color, style, and material. In this article, we will focus on the type of flooring to best suit your lifestyle and family. When it comes to selecting a type of floor, there are three primary questions to ask yourself. First, how often do you plan to use your kitchen? Next, how durable does it need to be? Finally, how much are you hoping to spend on it? All three questions require you to do some homework, think about your needs, and determine your budget. Below are some of the most common options and their features to help you make the best choice for your new home.
Hardwood is an excellent choice if you are seeking both a timeless, as well as a durable kitchen floor. Hardwood is warm and aesthetically appealing. It is a look that’s always in style. Furthermore, hardwood flooring can be a great investment that will provide significant returns if you ever plan to sell your home in the future. Other benefits include the fact that hardwood requires very little maintenance, especially the prefinished variety. The only drawback to a hardwood kitchen floor is the price. It is also helpful to have an open floor plan to obtain the full aesthetic effect.
Vinyl is affordable, relatively resilient, and easy to clean. In fact, it is likely the easiest flooring material to maintain, making it a perfect choice for a kitchen that sees a great deal of use. Another benefit is that the material is affordable, making it less costly to replace if it becomes damaged. From a design perspective, vinyl flooring offers seemingly endless style choices. It is available in a variety of color shades and patterns to easily complement the rest of your kitchen. Vinyl also provides excellent traction for feet, but it can be dangerously slippery when wet.
Cork is the perfect option for the environmentally conscious. The material is sustainable, and it is much softer on the feet than wood or tile. Its textured surface also gives excellent traction. Cork is very low maintenance; a quality sealant can protect it against damage from scratches and moisture. Cork is very aesthetically pleasing, and each cork tile has its own unique pattern of swirls and speckles. Its popularity as a kitchen floor option is rapidly growing for good reason.
Tiles are extremely durable, low maintenance, and relatively affordable. They last for decades and is ideal for any climate. There are hundreds of porcelain tile designs, and you can choose from numerous complementary color and design options to suit your style. be difficult to find a design that suits your style. Tile is a phenomenal option if you would like your kitchen floor to complement the rest of your home.
Whatever type of flooring you select, your builder can help you choose one that will hold up well, look great, and fit your budget. They can offer advice and direction for your new home and provide samples to help you make a final decision.
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Whatever your plans include, Progressive Builders is passionate about partnering with you every step of the home building process. Our mission is to ensure that your home plan will accommodate your lifestyle and meet the unique needs of your family. We will also assist you in finding the right floor plan and constructing your home with a focus on quality, all at an outstanding value. With over 20 years of experience, we’ve built a reputation across the Twin Cities metro area and beyond, and we are committed to continuing that level of excellence for your new home construction project. We have a number of customizable home plans to suit your needs and several lots available in neighborhoods across the Metro. We invite you to contact us today for more information.