Modern kitchen with white tile in Concord CaliforniaYour kitchen is undoubtedly an important room in your home, and here at Floor Coverings International Concord we know that kitchens require special attention when it comes to flooring. From cooking to entertaining, you spend a lot of time in your kitchen, and we want your floors to help create an inviting, yet functional space that you and your friends and family can enjoy. Read on as our experts share 3 of the best flooring solutions for your Concord-area kitchen.

Tile

We love the versatility and look of tile, and it’s hard to beat tile’s durability and resistance to water. When it comes to tiling your kitchen, you have a wide variety of materials, shapes, and sizes to choose from. Whether you choose large format ceramic or porcelain, or beautiful slate or other natural stone, tile in your kitchen will provide you with a long lasting flooring that is both easy to maintain and beautiful to look at.

Solid and Engineered Hardwood

While there is some debate about whether or not you should install solid hardwoods in your kitchen, it is a popular choice for homeowners who love its warmth, durability, and classic design. When it comes to contact with moisture, fortunately most solid hardwoods can be treated with a durable finish that will help protect them from water and excess wear. For homeowners who want the look of hardwood with extra security, consider installing engineered hardwood instead. The high-density plywood base layer helps prevent expanding and warping, making it a suitable material for areas that come in contact with moisture. Engineered hardwood is available in a wide range of species as well, so you are sure to find the perfect wood floors for your design.

Luxury Vinyl

An important flooring option worth mentioning is luxury vinyl, which is available in both tile and plank formats. More homeowners are discovering just how great it looks and how easy it is to maintain. The vinyl construction provides you with a durable and water-resistant surface that is softer underfoot than other materials. Luxury vinyl tiles can closely imitate the look of more expensive natural stones, such as granite and marble, whereas vinyl planks replicate the look of beautiful hardwoods that you might hesitate to install in your kitchen otherwise.

Find Your Perfect Kitchen Floors

When you are ready to find the perfect flooring for your kitchen, call Floor Coverings International Concord to schedule your free design consultation. We are proud to serve homeowners in the greater Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, & Martinez, CA areas by providing great selection, expert advice, and professional installation.

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