Kitchen Flooring Materials That Feel Great Underfoot

One key aspect of kitchen renovation is the flooring, which is not just for aesthetic appeal but also comfort. The right kitchen flooring can affect your cooking comfort, especially if you often spend long periods on your feet. DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Huntsville offers a range of kitchen flooring materials that combine resilience with comfort underfoot. Learn more about them in this post.

Cork Flooring

Cork is an excellent choice for kitchen flooring due to its natural give and cushioning properties. It’s sustainably sourced from cork oak trees and excels at easing the stress on your joints. Available in an array of colors, patterns, and either tile or plank formats, cork provides a visually stunning and eco-friendly option for your kitchen. Remember to apply a protective wax or polyurethane layer and protect the furniture with felt pads to maintain its pristine condition.


Linoleum, made from renewable materials such as linseed oil, pine rosin, and powdered cork, is a flooring type that is both soft underfoot and durable. Its varied array of colors and patterns allows you to tailor the look to your kitchen’s design. With proper care and a protective finish, linoleum floors can remain beautiful for years, contributing to a functional and stylish kitchen. 

Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring, a popular budget-friendly option, delivers comfort with its softer surface. It’s available in sheet and tile forms and numerous styles and colors, allowing for creative patterns that add character to your kitchen. Although vinyl is prone to wear and tear, its cost efficiency and cushioned feel make it a practical choice for a kitchen remodel.

Wood Flooring

Wood floors offer a warmer and more forgiving surface than tiles or concrete, bringing comfort and a natural aesthetic to your kitchen. While prone to scratches and water damage, modern sealers and finishes can significantly enhance their resilience. Site-finished wood floors are an exceptional choice as they allow you to seal the joints for added protection against moisture.

Engineered Bamboo

Bamboo flooring might resemble wood, but its strength and durability surpass many hardwood options. Look for moso bamboo in particular as it’s known for its superior durability. Bamboo’s sustainability makes it an excellent option for eco-conscious homeowners who are seeking a kitchen floor that feels good underfoot and is kind to the planet.

Luxury Vinyl

Luxury vinyl flooring (LVF) is a premium version of vinyl that offers supreme comfort and a wide range of high-end finishes. Whether you’re looking for wood or stone looks, LVF provides the softness you desire without sacrificing style. Its water-resistant properties make it apt for busy kitchens.

Let’s Start a Conversation!

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Huntsville can help you select the right flooring material for your kitchen or home remodel. We’ll ensure your new floor offers both comfort and durability. Call us at (256) 670-1834 or complete our online form to schedule a consultation. We serve homeowners in Owens Cross Roads, Gurley, Triana, Meridianville and surrounding areas. 

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