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Fresh Ideas for Kitchen Floors

Discover quality and stylish kitchen flooring materials – from ceramic tile to hardwood to stone -plus stunning design ideas for your kitchen floors.

Try Travertine

In this grand kitchen, honey-color travertine tiles cover the floor, playing off the color of the perimeter cabinets. Caring for travertine is as simple as annual sealing, monthly wet mopping, and dry sweeping a couple of times a week. Polished travertine is practically stain-resistant and is a great choice for high-traffic areas like a kitchen. Read More Here.

Create An Industrial-style Kitchen Vibe

The tiles have a textured finish and slight pattern variation, to add authenticity and replicate the look and feel of real bricks. To really make your brick tiled wall stand out and to complete your industrial-style theme, paint the rest of your kitchen walls white, add stainless steel worktops, plain cabinetry and a wooden floor. Read More Here.

KItchen Floor Ideas

Kitchen Flooring Options

The kitchen tends to be the room where families gather, not just for meals but for socializing and entertaining friends.

Kitchen flooring must combine attractive good looks with a tough, rugged surface that can stand up to the high volume of traffic, spills and the dirt and mud that get tracked onto it. Read More Here.

The Kitchen Has A New Floor!

One of the more perpetually hilarious/depressing things about looking at apartments in New York is seeing the ways that landlords try to get creative when renovating and preparing a unit for the next tenant. I recently got an email from a reader who uncovered a beautiful original hardwood door in her Harlem apartment, which at some point had been covered with a piece of 70s wood paneling. When my friend moved into her apartment near me, the trim had all been painted alternating shades of fleshy pink-beige and baby-poop-brown. Of course, there was my last apartment with the pink laminate cabinets and the pink-ish laminate countertops and the pink-ish faux-marble ceramic floor, but that wasn’t so bad. Read This Story Here.

The Beauty of Black Floor Tiles

Black Floor TilesArtists, interior designers and architects are huge fans of black tiles that never fail to create a statement that will last a lifetime. You can easily bring a timeless and elegant appeal to your home with the help of tiles. As with any other type of tile, these are available in many styles and designs to choose from. You will definitely appreciate the versatility and uniqueness of black floor tiles when it gives a rustic, yet elegant, feel in your arrangement.

The black ceramic matt tile will exude an effect of a natural stone without much cost or maintenance. This tile is the perfect choice for adding warmth and style to your layout, with a unique finish that adds character and accent to your room. They look equally fabulous in bathrooms and kitchens. These sleek-looking floor tiles are offered in premium quality and give off a pleasant high gloss polished finish. If you want your living space to look stylish and sleek, then ceramic tiles are a fantastic alternate for you because they are not only simple to clean but also durable enough to bear daily wear and tear.

Speaking of luxury, naturally detailed black marble is one of the most sought after stone that adds charm and elegance to any living space. Most prevalent in hallways and bathrooms, its dense structure makes it ideal for frequently-used areas, such as complementing or enhancing an existing kitchen or bathroom or even making a splendid feature wall. Subtle variation in tones is an inherent quality and beauty of black marble.

Black tiles look absolutely beautiful in granite as well. Dark colored granite is well known for providing dramatic statement to any interior scheme. Being the hardest and most durable stone, granite takes its formation from the slow crystallization process of molten magma that cools deep below the Earth’s surface. Therefore, it is suitable for bathrooms, conservatories, hallways and kitchen floors alike. Besides being aesthetically pleasing, it is extremely hard wearing, which makes it a popular choice for flooring. And black granite is nothing but a touch of luxury and grandeur. When talking about the budget, though, they are not very expensive.

Black slate is widely known for its distinctive look, varied texture and practical performance in high-traffic areas. When using dark colored slate, you will not have to do much to tantalize your guests into admiring your house. Because you can let the slate do the talking. It takes the very best of this stunning natural stone to present a wide-ranging variety for floors and walls that adds lustrous design quotient in any area of your home.

 

Perfect all over the house, from kitchen to bathroom to hallway, black tiles are ‘in’ nowadays. Do some magic this season by installing these and piecing them together with white tiles to create an absolutely magnificent metro checkered chessboard or zebra strips effect. Take your pick from the varieties available and fascinate your guests with a completely transformed look of your house.