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If you’re like most people, you love the look of good quality timber flooring; it remains as one of the most popular flooring options in living areas. However, some people are wary of using timber flooring in the kitchen. After all, won’t the timber just get damaged with all the moisture and spills? In actual fact, timber flooring can be used to great effect in the kitchen. As the experts in timber flooring Melbourne, we’re here to share just some of the reasons why timber flooring should be integrated into the kitchen.

Sustainable material

For some, when it comes to kitchen flooring, it’s not just about appearance; it’s also about the sustainability of the materials used. If this is a consideration for your new kitchen design, engineered timber is great option because only the top layer is made up of slow growing hardwood. You can also find engineered flooring which is sourced from renewable trees. 

Durable and long lasting

The kitchen is the heart of the home so it’s no surprise that the flooring takes a lot of punishment. When you choose quality engineered timber flooring, you can be confident that you’ve opted for a durable option which will stand the test of time. You can also sand back timber floors to remove any built up damage. 

Easy maintenance

It’s all about easy maintenance in the kitchen and you can’t go past timber flooring for hassle free care. All you need to do is give it a quick sweep each day to get of dirt and debris and then do a proper vacuum once a week. The main thing to remember is to clean up spills straight away to avoid water damage.

Range of colours and finishes

With timber flooring, you can choose a colour and finish which suits the style of your kitchen. Whether you want to opt for a darker colour to add some drama or prefer a lighter option to open up the space, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You can also choose between a glossy, satin or matte finish. 

Stunning aesthetic

One of the most compelling reasons to use timber flooring in your kitchen is that it looks beautiful. There’s nothing quite like the look of quality wood flooring; it adds warmth and character to your space for a truly timeless aesthetic.

Here at Kustom Timber, we’re passionate about creating stunning engineered oak timber flooring so we can transform your home. Our floorboards are specifically designed to withstand Australian conditions and all of our timber is sourced sustainably from FSC approved oak trees. We also carry out expert timber flooring installation for the perfect finished product.