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Flooring Options for the Kitchen

From concrete to cork, here are the facts you need to make the right choice when selecting a flooring material for your kitchen

Sorting through the array of flooring materials can be a dizzying process, and finding the right balance between style and function is often the most difficult task. Each type of flooring has strengths and weaknesses, which greatly affect how it’ll live in your kitchen. Whether you’re looking for the charm of hand-scraped hardwood, the comfort of cork, the durability of concrete, or the “greenness” of palm—or perhaps brick, stainless steel, stone, ceramic, laminate, vinyl, linoleum, bamboo, or rubber—writer Matthew Teague pinpoints the benefits of each product, highlights its flaws, and attaches a price tag to it.

Flooring Options for the Kitchen
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