Purchasing Flooring For Your Kitchen

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Design Tips

If you’re are in the market for the new flooring, you know that is can be overwhelming, you have so many choices, about textures, colors, styles and durability. So how do you know whether to select tile, hardwood, or vinyl flooring?  The kitchen is possibly the most used room in your house, and most of the work is done while standing.  So to narrow down your chooses and select the best flooring for you, follow a couple rules that were provides by Ann Busby, vice president of the National Kitchen and Bath Association.    

Think about the comfort of the floor; look for something that is easy on your legs.  When you’re shopping around, take your shoes off and see how your feet, legs and back feel (keep socks and stockings on).  Then put your shoes back on and go for a walk to test the floor sound. 

Also keep in mind that the kitchen is a high traffic area and you’ll want a floor that wears well.  Children, pets, and spills can really take a toll, so consider the floors durability and maintenance. 

Hopefully these tips will help you while you are choose flooring for your home kitchen.  To learn more go to Kitchen Floor Essentials on HGTV.com, NKBA, or contact a consultant Ambassador Floor Company.

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