In this blog installment about Kitchens and design updating we will discuss flooring in general and how new updated flooring really impacts the kitchen and what else you may do with the area. A lot of updating and rehabbing goes into the cabinets, countertops and appliances to name a few. But the flooring is equally as important and a good item to nail down and get right before you select the other updates to the major areas.
First, we take a look at tile flooring. My friend at movers Roswell loves these newer floors. Over the last five or so years the larger square travertine tiles have become more and more popular. They offer a larger looking tile that has an updated feel, and various colors, and color combos to boot that look fantastic. We prefer to install the lighter looking ones that have a sandstone or whiter looking beige color that really freshens up the floor area. This also goes well with lighter counter-tops which just brighten up the entire space without having too much lights instead of no darks. The early to mid 2000’s brought on a lot of black granite counter-tops with medium dark light flooring that over the years has just been overdone on these rehabbed houses. It seems like every other home we see has these old black counter-tops that once were the brand new look, not so much anymore.
Another nice looking floor for newer remodels on homes are the thick wood looking tiles or vinyl plank. In fact we are doing a rehab on a home right now with these new dark vinyl planks that look just like thick hardwood floors. We chose the dark chocolate brown and it really is very close to looking like wood but it is water friendly since it is vinyl plank and a better match for a kitchen area. The idea is that these vinyl plank floors are Continue reading