Kitchen flooring ideas

Affordable kitchen flooring ideas that don't compromise on style

When revamping your kitchen, it's crucial to spend time considering the best type of flooring for the space. Kitchens are the heart of the home and need flooring that's durable, whilst not compromising on style. The flooring you pick will be the focal point of the room - so be sure to choose a style that suits your space. Ready to discover your perfect flooring fit? Keep on reading. 

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Which type of flooring is best for my kitchen?

The kitchen is the hub of the home. Whether you've got children running in and out, or perhaps you use your kitchen as the perfect party space, your kitchen flooring will see ample wear and tear. That's why it's crucial that your kitchen flooring is durable and hardwearing. 

We recommend opting for either laminate or tiled flooring in your kitchen. Laminate flooring is a versatile and resilient option that not only looks sleek and stylish, but it wears well over time. Laminate flooring is also easy to wipe clean - making it an excellent choice for your kitchen area that's prone to spillages. 

Alternatively, tiles are an ideal choice for your kitchen space. Our floor tiles are made from durable materials that ensure that they have longevity. As well as creating a stylish, high-end look in your kitchen, tiles offer stain resistant features that can be cleaned quickly and easily. 

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Which style would suit my space?

Now you know which type of flooring is right for your kitchen, it's time to decide on a style that will suit your space. Keep reading for our top kitchen flooring style picks for 2022.

1. Create a country kitchen with oak effect flooring

Design the ultimate country style kitchen with traditional yet contemporary oak effect laminate flooring. Oak laminate flooring is a simple and cost-effective way to achieve a traditional, cosy aesthetic in your kitchen as it mimics the look and feel of real oak hardwood. If you're looking to achieve a real country feel, we recommend opting for natural oak effect. Alternatively, if you're after a mix of both traditional and contemporary, opt for a sleek grey oak effect laminate

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2. Keep it contemporary with high gloss flooring

Looking to achieve an ultra-contemporary feel in your kitchen space? Choose high gloss flooring. High gloss flooring not only looks super sleek but it's also hardwearing and offers long lasting practicality. This on-trend flooring option is totally eye-catching, meaning any house guests will be left feeling more than impressed. Not only that, it's easy to clean - simply wipe away any dirt with a wipe or floor mop

Our top pick for high gloss kitchen flooring is these Modenia beige high gloss floor tiles. The neutral tone of the tiles will work perfectly in any contemporary space, whilst the polished finish will ooze high-end aesthetic. Alternatively, opt for the Dolce high gloss walnut effect laminate if you're looking for a flooring style that effortlessly mixes traditional and modern, whilst still providing a luxury look.

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3. Add pattern and texture with parquet flooring

One of the easiest ways to make a statement in your kitchen is by choosing parquet effect flooring. Parquet flooring is a classic design that was traditionally found in grand country houses and French chateaus in the sixteenth century. It's gained popularity in recent years due to its versatile look that complements both traditional and modern homes.

If you're looking for a cost-effective way to incorporate parquet effect flooring in your kitchen, we recommend choosing a parquet effect laminate flooring, such as the GoodHome Heanor light oak effect laminate flooring. This laminate flooring is designed to sustain high traffic, making it an excellent option for large family homes. Alternatively, consider parquet luxury vinyl click flooring. We're loving the decorative embossed pattern of this GoodHome Jazy parquet effect luxury vinyl click flooring - which perfectly replicates a classic herringbone parquet real wood floor.

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4. Build character with patterned floor tiles

Your kitchen flooring says a lot about you and your home. If you're looking for flooring that oozes character, uniqueness and charm, we recommend choosing patterned floor tiles. Coming in various designs and colours, patterned floor tiles inject a dash of fun and excitement into an otherwise dull space. Whether you're looking for bold, colourful patterns or something a little more understated, patterned floor tiles will bring your kitchen to life.

Looking to add impact to your kitchen area? Create a real statement with these Rigel navy blue star floor tiles. The deep navy and white tones create a traditional, classy look, whilst the funky star pattern adds a touch of fun and uniqueness to your space. Alternatively, if you're looking for something light and playful, opt for these Hydrolic blue circle tiles - showcasing the beauty of traditional coloured patterns and real concrete cement.

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5. Add an urban twist with concrete effect flooring

Create your own urban jungle by incorporating concrete effect flooring in your kitchen. Concrete effect floor tiles create a forward-thinking aesthetic that imitates industrial concrete without the cost. The finish of concrete effect tiles means they are easy to clean - helping them look fresh for years.

Our favourite concrete effect pick of the season: Kontainer light grey porcelain tiles. These contemporary tiles feature unique colour variations and white pattern incrustations on the surface to mimic the look of real concrete tiles.

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