Slate Countertops and Flooring

Your Kitchen Counter Mission When embarking upon the mission toward your new kitchen or kitchen remodel, you will likely spend a great deal of time contemplating upon the best and most appropriate countertop surface in which to grace this new … Continue reading

Planning Your Kitchen Project: Who Are The Players?

Planning Your Kitchen Project: Who Are the Players? What’s fairly common among most homeowners is the comprehension of just how complex and involved a new kitchen space can be to create; and this is largely due to a lack of … Continue reading

Resurgence of Hardwood Floors in Virginia Kitchens

Virginia Embraces Hardwood Kitchen Floors There is a national resurgence in the application of hardwood flooring in the modern kitchen design; and, like the rest of the country, Virginians are following suit. This application is identified a ‘resurgence’ because, dial-back … Continue reading

Vinyl Flooring in the 21st Century

In an effort to understand the history of vinyl flooring, one has to take a quick review of its predecessors: linoleum and oil-cloth. ‘Oil-cloth’, as the name would imply was a coarse canvas-like material that was saturated in vegetable-based, animal-based, … Continue reading

Tile and Stone Flooring in the Kitchen

If you have ever traveled to the ancient buildings of southern Europe and the Middle East, where civilizations began, you’ll note that every single floor is stone or tile. Granted, given the geographical location of these structures–that stone, sand and … Continue reading

Kitchen Flooring Compared

As with any other major component of the new kitchen project, the kitchen flooring options need to be assessed and valued in terms of: budget, utility/serviceability and aesthetic appeal. Given the extreme demands put upon a kitchen floor, you want … Continue reading

Two Top Choices for Kitchen Flooring: Wood vs. Tile

Although most any flooring can be used in a kitchen, when you come down to the top choices, you’ll find that tile and wood are the two overwhelming favorites. Both kitchen flooring choices rate high on all four fronts: Durability, … Continue reading