9 Popular Kitchen Flooring Options – A Quick Guide

Are you completely renovating your kitchen, or building that beautiful open-plan kitchen/living extension? You’ve got your plans sorted and are now picking out all your fixtures and kitchen flooring options are next on the list.

But what type of flooring is right for your budget and household, and what types of kitchen flooring options are there?

In this post, I’ll go over the pros and cons of the most popular kitchen flooring options so you can make a more informed decision and find the best flooring for you and your kitchen.

Let’s get into it!

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Popular Kitchen Flooring Options

As with everything kitchen-related, these flooring options all have their pros and cons.

It’s about finding the best match for your needs, style and budget. 👍

1. Natural Stone Tiles

Stone Tile Floor kitchen

Natural stone tiles are a luxurious and durable option for kitchen flooring. Each piece is unique, with variations in colour, pattern, and texture.

Natural stone tiles are cut to various sizes and finishes, ranging from polished to honed and brushed, giving you a wide range of options to choose from.

Types of Natural Stone Tiles:

  • Marble: Offers a classic and high-end look with unique veining and colours but is more porous and susceptible to staining.
  • Limestone: Provides a natural, earthy appearance but is softer and requires more maintenance.
  • Slate: Offers a rustic look with great slip resistance and durability.
  • Travertine: Features a pitted surface that is filled and polished, offering a distinctive character with natural, earthy tones.
  • Granite: Known for its durability and resistance to scratches. Granite tiles are ideal for high-traffic areas.
  • Sandstone: Offers a warm, natural look with its rich textures and variations in colour.

Installation Considerations:

  • Subfloor Preparation: Ensure the subfloor is clean, level, and strong enough to support the weight of the stone, which is heavier than other tile materials.

  • Sealing: Most natural stone is porous and requires sealing to prevent stains and moisture absorption.

  • Professional Installation: Due to its weight and the complexity of installation, hiring a professional is recommended for the best results.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Natural stone tiles are well-suited for use with underfloor heating systems. Their thermal conductivity allows the heat to be evenly distributed and retained, making the floor comfortable underfoot.

Top Tip: I always recommend installing the floor across the entire room. Wall to wall. Rather than stopping short and not tiling underneath the kitchen cabinets. This way, you future-proof the kitchen. If you ever need to replace any cabinets or freestanding appliances and they’re a different size, you won’t have any gaps or holes in your flooring.

Advantages Of Stone Tile Flooring

  • Durability: Natural stone is incredibly durable and can withstand the demands of a busy kitchen.

  • Aesthetic Appeal: Each tile is unique, offering unmatched natural beauty that can significantly enhance the look of your kitchen.

  • Adds Value: High-quality stone flooring can increase the resale value of your home.

  • Cool Underfoot: Ideal in hot climates as it remains cool to the touch.

Disadvantages Of Stone Tile Flooring

  • Price: One of the more expensive flooring options due to the cost of the material and installation.

  • Maintenance: Requires sealing to protect against stains and moisture. Some stones may require regular resealing.

  • Comfort: Hard and cold underfoot, which may be uncomfortable during prolonged standing.

  • Susceptibility to Damage: Some softer stones like marble and sandstone can scratch or etch if exposed to acidic substances or sharp objects unless properly sealed and maintained.

2. Porcelain And Ceramic Tiles

Porcelain And Ceramic Tile

Both porcelain and ceramic tiles are made out of clay and then fired in a kiln, producing an incredibly durable flooring option.

If installed properly and maintained, they can last 50 years or longer. Ceramic tiles are still being found in Roman villas unearthed after being buried for 2000 years!

You can find them in a huge array of colours, patterns, and textures. Some ceramic tiles are extremely affordable while hand-painted porcelain can be one of the more expensive options.

Types of Porcelain and Ceramic Tiles:

  • Glazed Porcelain & Ceramic Tiles: Have a protective layer that makes them more resistant to water and stains and are available in high-gloss, matte, and textured finishes.
  • Unglazed Ceramic Tiles: Offer a more natural, earthy look but require sealing to protect against stains.
  • Full-Body Porcelain Tiles: Have colour and pattern throughout the tile, not just on the surface, making them ideal for high-traffic areas.

Installation Considerations:

  • Subfloor Preparation: Both porcelain and ceramic tiles require a clean, level, and stable subfloor to prevent cracking.

  • Cutting Tiles: Porcelain tiles are harder than ceramic, requiring a diamond blade for cutting, whereas ceramic tiles can be cut with simpler tools.

  • Adhesive and Grout: Use a high-quality adhesive suitable for the specific type of tile and consider using a grout that resists moisture and stains.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Porcelain and ceramic tiles are excellent conductors of heat, making them suitable for underfloor heating systems. They provide a comfortable, even heat distribution across the kitchen floor.

Advantages Of Porcelain And Ceramic Tile Flooring

  • Durability: Both types are hard and durable, with porcelain tiles being especially resistant to wear and tear.

  • Water Resistance: Porcelain tiles are highly water resistant, making them ideal for kitchens. Ceramic tiles, when glazed, also offer good water resistance.

  • Maintenance: Easy to clean and maintain, requiring just regular sweeping and mopping.

  • Design Variety: Available in a vast range of colours, patterns, and sizes to fit any kitchen style.

Disadvantages Of Porcelain And Ceramic Tile Flooring

  • Price: Porcelain tiles tend to be more expensive than ceramic tiles due to their enhanced properties.

  • Cold and Hard Underfoot: Without underfloor heating, both types can be cold and hard, which may be uncomfortable during prolonged standing.

  • Installation: The installation process can be challenging, especially for porcelain tiles, requiring professional installation for the best results.

  • Slippery When Wet: Some finishes may become slippery when wet, posing a risk of slips and falls.

3. Solid Hardwood

Hardwood flooring in kitchen

Just like the name suggests, hardwood flooring is solid wood, with no other layers to it. Just the natural timber itself.

It is usually cut to around 3/4″ in thickness and is available in wide selections of timber varieties. Real solid hardwood flooring has a lovely warm and rich appeal, which can add to the value of your home.

However, it does require some care and may not be the most practical option for a kitchen environment. If exposed to excessive moisture it can cause the timber to warp and pull apart. Leaving an uneven and gappy floor.

Types of Solid Hardwood:

  • Oak: Known for its durability and resistance to wear, oak is a popular choice for high-traffic areas.
  • Maple: Offers a lighter colour with a subtle grain, providing a contemporary look.
  • Cherry: Cherished for its rich, deep colour that darkens with age, cherry adds warmth and elegance.
  • Walnut: Features a dark, luxurious look that can make any space feel more sophisticated.

Installation Considerations:

  • Subfloor Preparation: The subfloor must be clean, dry, and level. Solid hardwood requires a stable base to prevent warping and creaking. You may need to install an additional level of material, such as a plywood subfloor.

  • Acclimation: Wood planks need to acclimate to the home’s humidity levels before installation to prevent expansion or contraction post-installation. Typically a week or so.

  • Professional Installation: While experienced DIYers can tackle hardwood flooring installation, professional installation is recommended to ensure longevity and minimize the risk of errors.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Solid hardwood is generally not recommended for use with underfloor heating systems due to the natural material’s tendency to expand and contract with temperature fluctuations. This can lead to warping or cracking over time.

Advantages Of Solid Hardwood Flooring

  • Aesthetics: Offers unmatched natural beauty, enhancing the kitchen’s overall look and feel.

  • Durability: With proper care, solid hardwood floors can last for decades.

  • Increases Home Value: Hardwood floors are a sought-after feature that can increase the resale value of your home.

  • Refinishing Potential: It can be sanded and refinished several times over its lifespan to restore its appearance or update its finish.

DisadvantagesOf Solid Hardwood Flooring

  • Cost: One of the more expensive flooring options, both in terms of materials and installation.

  • Maintenance: Susceptible to water damage and scratches. Requires regular maintenance, including cleaning and occasional refinishing.

  • Comfort: Its hard surface may be uncomfortable for prolonged standing without rugs or mats.

  • Sensitivity to Moisture: Not ideal for kitchens with high moisture levels or where spills are frequent, as water can warp or damage the wood.

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4. Engineered Wood

engineered wood flooring

So, you absolutely love the look and feel of real wood, but as I’ve said, it’s not always recommended for a kitchen. Well, engineered wood could be the one for you!

Engineered wood flooring combines the beauty of natural wood with enhanced stability and resistance to moisture, making it a popular choice for kitchen flooring.

This flooring type is constructed from multiple layers of plywood or high-density fiberboard (HDF) bonded together, topped with a veneer of solid hardwood.

The layered structure minimizes the wood’s natural tendency to expand and contract with changes in humidity and temperature, making engineered wood more suitable for kitchens.

Types of Engineered Wood:

  • Oak Engineered Wood: Offers the classic beauty of oak with enhanced stability.
  • Maple Engineered Wood: Provides a light, contemporary feel with good durability.
  • Hickory Engineered Wood: Known for its distinctive character and high resistance to wear and tear.
  • Walnut Engineered Wood: Adds a luxurious, dark tone with the practical benefits of engineered construction.

Installation Considerations:

  • Subfloor Preparation: The subfloor should be level, clean, and dry. Engineered wood can be more forgiving than solid hardwood if the subfloor is not perfectly level.

  • Installation Methods: Can be installed using floating (not nailed or glued), glued, or nailed down methods, offering flexibility based on the specific product and subfloor.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Engineered wood is well-suited for use with underfloor heating systems due to its dimensional stability. The construction allows for efficient heat transfer and reduces the risk of warping or cracking.

  • Acclimation: Although engineered wood is less susceptible to environmental changes than solid hardwood, it still benefits from acclimating to the room’s humidity and temperature before installation.

Advantages Of Engineered Wood Flooring

  • Aesthetic Appeal: Offers the look and feel of solid hardwood with more versatility.

  • Moisture Resistance: The layered construction provides better resistance to moisture and humidity changes, making it suitable for kitchens.

  • Durability: Can withstand heavy traffic and is less likely to warp or buckle.

  • Ease of Installation: Can be easier to install than solid hardwood, with options for DIY projects.

Disadvantages Of Engineered Wood Flooring

  • Cost: While generally less expensive than solid hardwood, high-quality engineered wood can be pricey.

  • Refinishing Limitations: The top veneer layer can only be sanded and refinished a limited number of times, depending on its thickness.

  • Variability in Quality: The quality of engineered wood can vary greatly depending on the thickness of the top layer and the core materials, affecting its durability and refinishing potential.

  • Sensitivity to Extreme Changes: While more stable than solid wood, engineered wood can still be affected by extreme humidity and temperature changes if not properly selected or installed.

5. Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl Flooring in kitchen

Vinyl floor tiles or rolls are the 21st-century answer to affordable, functional, and attractive flooring needs.

Made from synthetic materials, primarily polyvinyl chloride (PVC), it offers a wide range of designs, including patterns that mimic natural materials like wood, stone, and ceramic tile. 

If you spend a little extra and precisely follow the installation instructions, expect your vinyl floor to last up to 25 years.

It is water-resistant and even features a slight cushion so that trips and falls result in fewer bruises. If you are looking to freshen up your kitchen on a budget, vinyl floors are a great choice!

Types of Vinyl Flooring:

  • Sheet Vinyl: Sold in large rolls and offers seamless installation, making it highly water-resistant. Ideal for large, busy kitchens.
  • Vinyl Tiles: These are easy to install and can mimic the look of ceramic tiles or stone, allowing for creative patterns and designs.
  • Luxury Vinyl Planks (LVP): Designed to closely resemble hardwood floors, offering the beauty of wood with the resilience of vinyl.
  • Waterproof Vinyl: Specifically designed to resist water penetration, making it ideal for kitchens and other high-moisture areas.

Installation Considerations:

  • Subfloor Preparation: The subfloor must be smooth, clean, and completely dry. Any bumps or gaps can show through the vinyl or cause wear over time. You may need to use a self-levelling compound before you begin.

  • Installation Method: Vinyl tiles and planks can be glued down or installed with a click-lock system for a floating floor. Sheet vinyl often requires professional installation to ensure a seamless fit.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Vinyl flooring is compatible with underfloor heating systems, provided the heating system is properly installed and does not exceed the temperature limits recommended by the vinyl flooring manufacturer.

  • Acclimation: Vinyl flooring materials should be acclimated to the room’s environment for at least 48 hours before installation to prevent expansion or contraction post-installation.

Advantages Of Vinyl Flooring

  • Water Resistance: Vinyl offers excellent protection against spills, moisture, and humidity, making it ideal for kitchens.

  • Durability: It is resilient against foot traffic, scratches, and stains, suitable for busy households.

  • Comfort: Vinyl flooring is softer underfoot compared to tile or wood, providing a more comfortable surface for standing.

  • Affordability: Generally less expensive than many other flooring options, vinyl offers good value for money.

  • Ease of Maintenance: Requires minimal maintenance, usually needing only regular sweeping and occasional mopping.

Disadvantages Of Vinyl Flooring

  • Aesthetic Perception: While high-quality vinyl can closely mimic natural materials, it may not have the same prestige or feel as real wood or stone.

  • Environmental Impact: Vinyl is a synthetic material, which raises concerns regarding environmental sustainability and indoor air quality due to VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds).

  • Durability Variations: While durable, lower-quality vinyl flooring can be prone to tearing and punctures, and its lifespan may be shorter than other flooring options. Some may also not be suitable for high heat output underfloor heating

  • Resale Value: Vinyl flooring may not add as much value to a home as natural wood or stone flooring might.

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6. Laminate Flooring

Laminate kitchen flooring

Laminate flooring offers a cost-effective and versatile alternative for kitchen floors, combining durability with the aesthetic appeal of hardwood, stone, or tile floors.

It is composed of several layers: a bottom stabilizing layer, a core layer of dense fiberboard, a high-resolution photographic applique layer that mimics various flooring materials, and a tough, clear protective top layer.

Laminates tend not to be as waterproof as vinyl tiles but there are more waterproof options available.

Laminate flooring tends to last from 10 to 25 years depending on the brand. They are almost as easy to install as vinyl and can cost even less.

However, you get what you pay for this type of flooring.

Types of Laminate Flooring:

  • Textured Laminate: Mimics the feel of real wood grain, offering a more authentic touch.
  • High Gloss Laminate: Provides a shiny finish that can replicate polished stone or hardwood.
  • Water-Resistant Laminate: Designed to resist water penetration, making it more suitable for kitchens and areas prone to moisture.
  • Wide Plank Laminate: Offers the look of wide hardwood planks for a modern, spacious aesthetic.

Installation Considerations:

  • Installation Method: Laminate flooring typically uses a click-lock system, allowing for a floating floor installation without the need for glue or nails. This makes installation easier and suitable for DIY projects.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Laminate flooring can be compatible with underfloor heating systems if the correct underlayment is used and the system’s temperature guidelines are followed to prevent damage to the laminate.

  • Acclimation: Laminate planks should be acclimated to the room’s environment for at least 48 hours before installation to prevent expansion or contraction after installation.

Advantages Of Laminate Flooring

  • Cost-Effective: Offers the look of hardwood or stone flooring at a fraction of the cost.

  • Durability: The wear layer provides significant resistance to scratches, stains, and fading.

  • Ease of Maintenance: Laminate floors are easy to clean and require little maintenance beyond regular sweeping and damp mopping.

  • DIY-Friendly Installation: The click-lock system simplifies installation, making it a popular choice for DIY enthusiasts.

Disadvantages Of Laminate Flooring

  • Moisture Sensitivity: While water-resistant options are available, standard laminate can be susceptible to damage from spills and moisture if not promptly cleaned up.

  • Repair Difficulties: Damaged laminate cannot be sanded or refinished like hardwood. Instead, planks must be replaced if they become severely damaged.

  • Feel and Sound: Laminate can feel harder and produce a more hollow sound underfoot compared to hardwood or carpet, though underlayment can help mitigate this.

  • Environmental Impact: The manufacturing process and materials used in laminate flooring raise concerns about sustainability and air quality due to the potential for VOC emissions.

7. Concrete

Polished Concrete Flooring kitchen

Concrete flooring is a robust and modern option for kitchen floors, known for its durability, versatility, and minimalist appeal.

Once seen only in industrial or commercial spaces, concrete has gained popularity in residential homes for its sleek look and low maintenance requirements.

Concrete floors can be customized through staining, polishing, texturing, and other decorative treatments, allowing homeowners to achieve a range of aesthetics from rustic to contemporary.

Concrete Flooring Finishes:

  • Polished Concrete: Achieved by grinding the concrete surface to a smooth finish, polished concrete offers a high-gloss look that can mimic polished stone.
  • Stained Concrete: Uses acid-based or water-based stains to penetrate the concrete, creating rich, translucent colours ranging from subtle earth tones to vibrant hues.
  • Stamped Concrete: Involves pressing moulds into the concrete while it’s still setting, simulating the look of stone, brick, wood, and other textures.
  • Epoxy Coating: A durable and resistant coating that can be applied to concrete floors, offering a wide range of colours and effects, including metallic finishes.

Installation Considerations:

  • Professional Installation: While some concrete floor treatments can be a DIY project, professional installation is recommended for more complex finishes, such as polished concrete or intricate stained designs.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Concrete flooring is compatible with underfloor heating systems. Its thermal mass allows it to store and radiate heat efficiently, making it an excellent choice for homes looking to incorporate radiant floor heating.

  • Curing Time: Concrete floors require time to cure properly before they can be sealed or finished. This process can take several days to weeks, depending on the specific treatment and conditions.

Advantages Polished Concrete Flooring

  • Durability: Concrete floors are extremely durable and can withstand heavy traffic, making them ideal for kitchens.

  • Low Maintenance: Requires minimal upkeep beyond regular sweeping and mopping. Sealed concrete floors resist stains and moisture.

  • Versatility: Can be finished in a variety of ways to suit any decor style, from industrial to modern.

  • Energy Efficiency: The thermal mass of concrete floors can help regulate indoor temperatures, contributing to energy efficiency when paired with radiant heating.

Disadvantages Polished Concrete Flooring

  • Hardness: Concrete is very hard, which can be uncomfortable for standing for long periods. Area rugs or mats can help alleviate discomfort.

  • Coldness: Without underfloor heating, concrete can feel cold underfoot, especially in cooler climates.

  • Moisture Sensitivity: If not properly sealed, concrete can be porous and susceptible to moisture, leading to potential damage or mould growth.

  • Aesthetic Not for Everyone: The industrial look of concrete may not appeal to those preferring a warmer, more traditional floor appearance.

8. Rubber Flooring

Yellow rubber flooring in kitchen

Are you looking for a potentially eco-friendly, affordable, and easy-to-install flooring choice? Rubber flooring goes down much like vinyl using adhesive. It is naturally water-resistant and is a softer surface underfoot.

Rubber flooring is an increasingly popular choice for kitchen floors due to its durability, comfort, and slip resistance.

Made from natural or synthetic rubber, this type of flooring is designed to withstand high traffic and heavy use, making it ideal for both residential and commercial kitchens.

Available in a range of colours, patterns, and textures, rubber flooring can be both a practical and aesthetically pleasing addition to any kitchen design.

Types of Rubber Flooring:

  • Interlocking Rubber Tiles: Easy to install and replace, these tiles are perfect for DIY projects and offer flexibility in design.
  • Sheet Rubber Flooring: Offers a seamless installation, reducing the risk of water infiltration and providing a clean, uniform look.
  • Rubber Mats: Ideal for specific high-traffic areas or as anti-fatigue mats in front of sinks and stoves.

Installation Considerations:

  • Subfloor Preparation: The subfloor should be clean, smooth, and dry to ensure a proper installation. Rubber flooring can accentuate any subfloor imperfections, so it’s crucial to prepare the surface adequately.

  • Adhesive: Depending on the type of rubber flooring, an adhesive may be required for installation. It’s important to choose the right adhesive type that is compatible with both the flooring and the subfloor.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Rubber flooring can be used with underfloor heating systems, but it’s essential to check the manufacturer’s specifications for temperature limitations to ensure the material’s integrity and comfort.

  • Acclimation: Rubber flooring should be acclimated to the room’s temperature and humidity before installation to prevent expansion or contraction post-installation.

Advantages Of Rubber Flooring

  • Eco-friendly: Rubber flooring made from natural rubber, harvested from rubber trees, is renewable and biodegradable, making it an environmentally friendly choice.

  • Durability: Highly resistant to wear and tear, rubber flooring can last for many years with proper care.

  • Comfort: The natural elasticity of rubber provides a comfortable, cushioned feel underfoot, reducing fatigue.

  • Slip Resistance: Rubber’s inherent slip-resistant properties make it a safe flooring choice for areas prone to spills.

  • Easy Maintenance: Rubber floors are easy to clean and maintain, requiring only regular sweeping and damp mopping.

  • Noise Reduction: The material’s density and softness help to absorb sound, contributing to a quieter kitchen environment.

Disadvantages Of Rubber Flooring

  • Cost: High-quality rubber flooring can be more expensive than other materials, but the investment may be justified by its durability and longevity.

  • Aesthetic Limitations: While available in various colours and patterns, the look of rubber flooring may not suit every design preference or home style.

  • Sensitivity to Grease: Certain types of rubber flooring can degrade when exposed to grease, making it important to select a grease-resistant product for kitchen use.

  • Heat Sensitivity: Rubber floors can be sensitive to extreme heat, so caution should be exercised with hot pots and appliances to prevent damage.

9. Cork Flooring

cork flooring

Cork can provide an eco-friendly option for your kitchen flooring needs known for its sustainability, natural warmth, and cushioning effect.

Made from the bark of the cork oak tree, which regenerates after harvesting, cork flooring is a renewable resource that offers a unique combination of durability and comfort.

Its natural texture and colour variations can add warmth and character to any kitchen design, from modern to traditional.

Cork flooring comes in tiles and planks, which can be finished in various shades to match any decor.

Types of Cork Flooring:

  • Glue-Down Cork Tiles: These are installed by glueing the tiles directly to the subfloor, offering a stable and durable flooring option.
  • Floating Cork Planks: These planks click together and can be installed over an existing floor, making them ideal for DIY projects and quick renovations.
  • Cork Flooring with Integrated Underlayment: Some cork flooring options come with an integrated cork underlayment, providing additional insulation and sound absorption.

Installation Considerations:

  • Finishing: While cork flooring comes pre-finished, applying an additional sealant after installation can enhance its water resistance and durability.

  • Acclimation: Cork flooring should be acclimated to the room’s environment for at least 48 hours before installation to prevent expansion or contraction.

  • Underfloor Heating Compatibility: Cork is compatible with underfloor heating systems, enhancing its natural warmth and making it an excellent choice for kitchens. Ensure the heating system is designed for use with cork flooring to avoid damaging the material.

Advantages Of Cork Flooring

  • Comfort: Cork’s natural softness and flexibility make it comfortable to stand on for extended periods, reducing fatigue.

  • Warmth: Cork provides excellent thermal insulation, keeping floors warm underfoot in colder climates.

  • Noise Reduction: Its sound-absorbing properties help to reduce noise, making it a quiet flooring option.

  • Eco-Friendly: Cork is a sustainable, renewable resource, making it an environmentally friendly choice for homeowners concerned about their ecological footprint.

  • Antimicrobial: Naturally resistant to mould, mildew, and pests, cork flooring is a healthy choice for indoor environments.

Disadvantages Of Cork Flooring

  • Susceptibility to Damage: Cork can be dented or scratched by heavy furniture, sharp objects, or high heels. Protective pads under furniture can help mitigate this.

  • Fading: Prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause cork flooring to fade, so it’s important to use window treatments to limit direct sunlight.

  • Moisture Sensitivity: While cork is naturally moisture resistant, excessive water can damage the flooring. Sealing cork floors can enhance their resistance to moisture and spills.

  • Maintenance: Regular sealing is recommended to maintain the water resistance and durability of cork flooring.

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What Is The Most Durable Floor For A Kitchen?

Porcelain tiles are generally considered the most durable flooring type for a kitchen.

They are extremely hard-wearing and have great scratch and stain-resistant properties.

What Is The Easiest Kitchen Floor To Maintain?

Vinyl flooring is generally considered the easiest kitchen flooring option to maintain.

Thanks to its durability and water-resistant properties, vinyl flooring stands up well to the daily spills, stains, and traffic common in kitchens.

It requires minimal effort to keep it looking clean and new, making it an ideal choice for those seeking low-maintenance kitchen flooring.

Final Thoughts…

There you have it! The pros, cons, considerations and everything you need to know when looking at kitchen flooring options.

There’s no right or wrong answer, each kitchen flooring option has its advantages and disadvantages and will ultimately come down to what best fits your lifestyle, look and budget.

So, which kitchen flooring option will you go for?



Michael from

Michael is a kitchen designer from the UK. He's been designing and project managing new kitchen installations for over 10 years. Before that, he was an electrician and part of a team that fitted kitchens. He created Kitchinsider in early 2019 to help give people advice when it comes to getting a new kitchen.