Floor Tiles for Kitchen

Such as living rooms, kitchens are a convivial place in our home where friends and family gather. This is why the choice of floor covering is of fundamental importance. Not only must it look good, but it must also withstand the daily wear and tear of the room. To combine durability and elegance, kitchen floor tiles seem to be the ideal option. Porcelain stoneware excels in withstanding the various stresses of technical rooms such as the kitchen or bathroom and offers a wide choice of aesthetic effects. Moreover, kitchen tiles generally have a strong expressive quality and personalise the space in a unique way.

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The advantages of porcelain kitchen floor tiles

Kitchens are usually busy rooms. Frequent foot traffic, dirty shoes and culinary clumsiness are among the many stresses that occur. Made of ceramic, kitchen floor tiles are products designed to withstand dirt, stains and heavy traffic.

Kitchen floor tiles
Generally, kitchens are known to get dirty quickly due to greasy spills from the cooking area, dust and food stains, among other things. Therefore, the durable and easy-to-clean nature of kitchen floor tiles is a major advantage for their daily maintenance. Cleaning porcelain stoneware simply involves the use of hot water due to its low porosity. This characteristic allows stains to be easily removed and prevents them from penetrating the floor tile surface. On the other hand, various substances might fall by accident on your kitchen flooring, which must therefore be able to withstand them without deteriorating. Ceramic tiles, again, show an exemplary response to chemical aggression and can therefore even be cleaned with professional chemicals without any risk.

Another factor that ceramic kitchen floor tiles have to deal with on a daily basis is wear and tear. Indeed, we tend to move inside the same area, which is the triangle formed by the fridge, the sink and the hob, as these are the elements mainly used when preparing meals. Porcelain stoneware does not undergo any changes to its surface and retains its original aesthetic appearance regardless of its finish. Furthermore, porcelain stoneware resist to scratches. It may happen that we move with dirty, sometimes dusty shoes that can cause scratches on your flooring due to rubbing. However, as with wear and tear, ceramic tiles are very resistant to this. Regular and correct cleaning of kitchen porcelain floor tiles, especially in the areas most subject to foot traffic, is the best way to ensure a long life for ceramic tiles.

Finally, falling objects are inevitable in this room and can sometimes cause knocks. Nevertheless, ceramic kitchen floor tiles are highly resistant to knocks and do not damage easily. It is, therefore, a suitable material for this area.

The aesthetic effects of floor tiles for kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the house, a room where sociability reigns. It is therefore important that your choice of porcelain tiles reflect your decorative desires and personality. The range of colours, styles and finishes of kitchen floor tiles makes it easy to transform your kitchen into a welcoming room for family gatherings or evenings with friends.

A first possibility can be ceramic wood. The many types of wood available can create a classic cottage feel, but also give a more Scandinavian and modern feel to the decor with the light colours of the wood. Wood effect tiles for kitchens come in a wide variety of different designs and create a functional space without depriving it of the natural beauty of wood.

In a natural style, stone effect floor tiles produce a feeling of sophistication and elegance. The ceramic version preserves the natural aesthetics of stone and is available in a wide range of colours from warm beige to deep anthracite grey. Stone is an endless source of inspiration for the kitchen tile floor. In fact, there are various types available to satisfy every taste for noble materials. For example, travertine effect tiles reproduce the warmth of its traditional beige colour for a welcoming atmosphere, while other models inspired by stone with a more mineral character are perfectly suited to a more contemporary decoration.
Stone effect floor tiles

If a luxurious style sets the tone in your kitchen, marble effect tiles with a matt or polished finish are a safe bet for your floors. The elegance and timelessness of marble enhances the look of the kitchen in no time. For a touch of originality, it can be interesting to put white marble effect tiles in small touches, for example, under a central island to make it stand out in the overall decoration of the room.

Kitchen porcelain floor tiles
For a clean, industrial look, the kitchen porcelain floor tiles can be made to look like cement. Concrete effect kitchen tiles are an industrial chic material. Various textures are available, each of which personalizes the space to your liking. Some products have a highly worked surface with the presence of spatula and tool marks. Embodying the workshop spirit to perfection, this style of floor tile forms an ideal setting for any contemporary space.

Frequently asked questions about kitchen floor tiles

How do you combine floor tiles for kitchen with the splashback?

The kitchen splashback is an essential part of the kitchen. From a functional point of view, it protects the wall from splashes or spills from the cooking area. However, it also has great potential for interior design. In order to create a harmonious style, it is advisable to compare the choice of wall and floor tiles. For example, if the focal point of the space is the wall covering in a cement tile effect or in a blue colour, for example, flooring tiles can be used to highlight the splashback wall. On the other hand, if you want to play the originality card, it is possible to reverse the trend so that the floor tiles are the element that makes the decoration vibrate. Patterned, coloured or elegant with a marble or slate effect, there is a wide choice.

Which colour of kitchen floor tiles in porcelain should I choose?

The colours of your kitchen floor tile can completely reinvent the room. With the wide range of items available, it is possible to play with the same colour scheme or to combine different shades to create contrasts or soft combinations. Firstly, from a practical point of view, the kitchen floor must be able to hide dirt easily. For this purpose, a product such as grey or beige kitchen tiles is an excellent solution, as opposed to white or black, where dirt is more easily spotted. In general, sober and neutral colours are recommended so that you do not have to limit yourself in your choice of furniture and accessories. Depending on your style of decoration, there are many options: anthracite grey for a powerful and contemporary floor, cream or ivory to bring light or brown for a warm environment.

What size of tiles for kitchen floor should I choose?

Ceramic kitchen floor tiles come in an infinite variety of formats, from mosaic to large tiles. The ideal size depends on the size of your room. Traditionally, small tiles are ideal for small kitchens, while large tiles are suitable for large rooms. However, the style of the kitchen also influences the final choice. If your room has a contemporary style, then you can choose large porcelain tiles, which accentuate the feeling of volume regardless of the size of the room.

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