Kitchen Laminate Flooring
Kitchen laminate flooring is a really excellent choice for many reasons. However, there are also some issues you must consider when choosing laminate flooring for your kitchen. But, if you know and understand these issues, you can live with kitchen laminate flooring for years without any issues.
Kitchen floors made from laminate come in a variety of different color tones and styles as well, so there are many options to choose from. There are different grains and different woods as well as light and dark kitchen laminate flooring to choose from.
Let’s look at the cons of Kitchen Laminate Flooring
Kitchen laminate flooring can sometimes be prone to moisture damage. The cracks in the flooring are often not coated with any kind of sealant, so water can seep down into the flooring reaching the center which is made up for composite materials that expand with moisture. Once the center expands, it will compromise the integrity of the wood and there will be a bad spot left on the floor.
If you get our installers to install your new laminate floor we will ensure this is not an issue.
Sometimes laminate flooring cannot be repaired but must be replaced when this happens. Sometimes finding a piece that is perfect for that particular spot can be difficult. It is important that you keep water and other moisture away from laminate flooring. In the kitchen, this isn’t a difficult task, as it would be in the bathroom where there is a lot more moisture in the air and floor. That’s why you need to take a bit more care with laminate for bathrooms, but it’s a great solution for the kitchen.
Laminate for the kitchen can be hard to repair, another con. However, it’s not often that the kitchen floor is exposed to water for long periods of time. Cleaning up or wiping away rubbish can help keep the flooring clean and not in need of repair. This is something that the average homeowner does not have any issues with for the most part. Spills happen all the time but cleaning up after ourselves is pretty common and that’s pretty much all that has to be done in order for the kitchen laminate flooring to look and stay looking amazing.
The upside of kitchen laminate flooring
The pros of having laminate flooring certainly far outweigh the cons. This is a great flooring choice for any kitchen if installed properly. If doing this yourself ensure you know how to install laminate flooring properly. Many laminate flooring companies advertise that it’s easy for homeowner installation. However, laying a laminate floor down does take some skill for it to last and look as good as possible. Naturally, we recommend hiring an expert like us. Working with an experience laminate floor installer will help guarantee that you get the most out of your laminate kitchen flooring.
Laminate flooring offers great durability, it looks great, is easy to install and very versatile. It can be installed over just about any substrate. For example, if there is already a vinyl laminate or vinyl flooring installed, often times there is no need to remove it. We will just go over the top, saving valuable time and money. And, it holds up under heavy traffic as well as is scratch resistant. This makes it a great flooring option for those kitchens with heavy foot traffic and with kids. And, there are many different colors, textures, and options to choose from. Which means it will look great in just about any setting. We are confident that laminate flooring is one of the best options for the kitchen.