Kitchen laminate flooring is the clear winner when it comes to choosing the right floor for your kitchen. Whether it is a new install or to replace a previously laid floor. The material is so versatile and comes in all of the colours and finishes you could ever dream of. It naturally repels water too, so is the perfect choice for areas where spills are common, or there is an outside door. Muddy footprints can be easily mopped away. One of the fundamental properties of kitchen laminate is that it is naturally non slip, making it the safe choice for the most important room in the house. So, is laminate flooring OK in kitchens? Yes, in fact it is the perfect choice!
It depends which type of kitchen laminate flooring you buy. Take a look at our water resistant laminate flooring. These floors tend to be a little more expensive than other laminate, but they are worth the extra.
First decide what kind of kitchen floor you are going to buy. The more affordable option of course is laminate kitchen flooring. Painted kitchens are in vogue now, and sometimes the side units can differ in colour from the kitchen island, so you will need to take those colours into consideration when planning the whole design. It's a good idea to try and match the flooring to the worktops. Not exactly, as that is not always possible, but if you are thinking of kitchen laminate flooring then think of the colours and finishes that are available so that the finished job doesn't clash.
Before you start digging up an existing floor, get a builder or other professional to asses what is there already. If the old floor is stable then you will be able to lay you new kitchen laminate floor over it. Sometimes in newer houses the subfloor might just be concrete. As long as it is laid properly with a membrane to stop moisture coming through it makes for the perfect base You can even install underfloor heating too.
The kitchen is the hub of most homes, and with children and pets running around it is vital that any flooring installed is non-slip. Thankfully, with its textured and embossed surface, modern kitchen laminate provides an excellent flor covering for your kitchen. Not only that, but it's also scratch resistant.
We have prepared a full guide for you here: installation guide
Take look at our handy cleaning guide here.