7 Nov 2016

4 Reasons to use Linoleum for Your New Kitchen Floor

M and I have been thinking about updating our kitchen for a while now. So far, I have narrowed down on the kind of backsplash I want. We are still debating the layout, the types of units we would like to have and the overall finish. As if our own plans were not enough, I have been busy pinning to my Home DIY Pinterest board for more ideas and inspiration.


4 Reasons to use Linoleum for Your New Kitchen Floor

One thing I do know. I want an easy-to-clean kitchen floor. We cook at home from scratch on a regular basis, and the kitchen floor bears the telltale signs of our culinary efforts more often than not. I cannot have a high maintenance kitchen floor. 

Linoleum is a material that ranks high on my list of possibles. Here are 4 good reasons why:




It is low cost


Linoleum is one of the cheaper materials you will find on the market. Of course, if cost is the only consideration, there are other low-cost alternatives as well. But if value for money is more your thing, then linoleum passes with flying colours. There are other factors to consider that make linoleum an outstanding choice.



It is durable and easy to maintain


Your kitchen is the one place that will get some of the greatest traffic in your house. For this reason alone, you need a material that can take a lot of wear and last a long time. Linoleum doesn't scratch or dent. It is one of the more durable materials around. Not only is it long-lasting, but it is easy to clean as well. A quick brush-up, a sweep, a wipe with a steam mop, and the job is done.


It is eco-friendly


There are two reasons for this. Firstly, it is made of natural materials like linseed oil and tree resin. Secondly, it can be recycled. For those who want to go green, linoleum is a really good option. 

It comes in a variety of designs


Linoleum has been around for over a century, and because of this, many people think of it as being old-fashioned. You think of linoleum and you instantly conjure up an image of something you saw on your grandma's kitchen floor. However, the design of linoleum has come a long way. Today's linoleum comes in a wide assortment of colours and patterns. Some has been designed to look like tiles, and can be exceedingly attractive even to the discerning eye.

If there is a single drawback to linoleum is that it can be tricky to install, at least for those without any experience. The good news is that a professional can do the job quickly. You can get a free quote now, and find out just how quickly you can have a new linoleum floor in your kitchen.



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