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Coastal flooring for kitchen

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Posted by: from Warminster
1/30/2018 at 9:08:29 AM

We recently purchased a beach house that has carpeting in the kitchen(ugh). Would like to replace it as economically as possible and keep it coastal looking. Any suggestions?

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Coastal flooring for kitchen
Coastal flooring for kitchen
Coastal flooring for kitchen
Coastal flooring for kitchen
Coastal flooring for kitchen
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Sami from OCS in Ottawa
Date/Time1/30/2018 at 10:43:57 AM

This will all depend on the condition of the subfloor beneath the carpet after removal. Most budget friendly would be vinyl but again if subfloor is in rough shape you will need to do some prep work there before laying down.

Best of luck

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Date/Time1/30/2018 at 11:05:05 AM

Vinylplank flooring is a good option, tho if your kitchen gets alot of sunlight and the house has no tempature control (ex.air-conditioner) vinyl plank floors can tend to warp in extreme heat. Choose a ridgid core vinyl product if your going with a click system, they provide the least amount of expansion for floating vinyl products.

Other option would be remove the carpet, and a layer of good one side ply to the subfloor and then glue down a vinyl plank product. The glue will keep the vinyl from expanding and warping as well. Full glue contact on the vinyl is a must tho.

Then of course there is always tile ! Definetly the more expensive choice but they are beautiful and durable.

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Mirza from Stairs First in Toronto
Date/Time1/30/2018 at 11:23:30 AM

Please post the picture of the carpet and area where the carpet is lay down. There are many options for kitchen flooring such as ceramic tiles, hardwood flooring, vinyl and carpet flooring. It is your choice, which floor you like for your kitchen area. If you have any question, please feel free to contact me.

Thanks,

MIRZA

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Date/Time1/30/2018 at 4:09:50 PM

Go for tile. Do it right and this will never need to be replaced!

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Date/Time1/30/2018 at 6:12:27 PM

There are a lot of options available to you, but a lot of different factors would come into play, such as the state of subfloor and whether this building is used all four seasons. Your best bet is to have someone quote you in person.

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Date/Time1/31/2018 at 2:07:01 PM

Hey There,there are two cost efficient ways you could go to keep a coastal look. The more expensive and labour heavy of the two would be porcelain tile you would need mud/grout,tile saw,a thin putty knife, spacing crosses and a good eye to keep it straight. The most cost efficient of the two would be to get some tounge and groove laminate wood. The material you would need for that is the foam barrier and the panels them selves. For tools you would just need a skill saw and a tape and a staple gun. But both options are on the low end of a coastal looking floor. Hope this helps!

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Date/Time2/15/2018 at 10:57:44 PM

Make sure your old flooring does not contain asbestos

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