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Kitchen flooring ideas for your home

There are many types of flooring to choose from when planning your new kitchen design. Explore our kitchen flooring ideas to find the right flooring for your home.

What are the different types of flooring?

Choosing the right flooring for your kitchen can transform the look of your room and offer a durable surface that can withstand daily wear and tear. Here are the different types of flooring explained.


Our top four kitchen floor ideas

Now you know the different types of flooring to choose from, here are our four favourite kitchen flooring ideas to inspire you.


Match your flooring to your worktop

Ask your builder to fit flooring that matches the colour and material of your worktops. It will reduce visual clutter and tie your kitchen design together. 

Add flooring zones 

Open plan kitchens can be divided by different flooring zones. It will add a design statement in your kitchen and will ensure you can use water –resistant flooring for wet areas. 
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Create a surface for natural light

The floor in your kitchen is the largest surface in your room. Use lighter types of flooring to enhance the sense of space, or add darker floors to create a cosy atmosphere. 

Use flooring to make a design statement

Flooring can enhance existing design features within your kitchen or add contrast to your chosen style. For example, wood-effect floors complement this Universal look.



Only the best beneath your feet

Real wood. Solid wood. Laminates that look like wood. In our flooring range you will find all of this and more, all designed to be tough enough for modern living.  

Things to consider when planning your new flooring

Before making a choice on the type of flooring you want for your kitchen, there are a few practical pointers to consider.