Vinyl Installation | Majestic Handyman Ogden
The Best Flooring Material for Your Kitchen
Vinyl sheets or tiles are among the best materials you can use for your kitchen floor. It is able to withstand heavy traffic and the rigorous activities that go on in the kitchen. Vinyl is also water resistant, requires little maintenance, and is stain resistance as well.
Looking at the available vinyl prints and designs, you will love the new look of your kitchen once the handyman completes the vinyl installation.
Now to the main issue, why is vinyl the best choice for your kitchen floor?
It is waterproof
You can bear me witness that there are always water spills, and other substance spills as well. You need a material that will not be ruined by excess moisture and in this case, vinyl is the best. A single vinyl sheet will be enough to cover your kitchen floor and once this is done, it will be impossible for liquids to penetrate the material.
This will make your kitchen floor remain in great condition for longer without any damage. If you install a tiled floor, ware will penetrate through the seams and this will loosen the concrete that was used when installing.
It is affordable
When you compare the cost of vinyl and other flooring materials, you’ll notice that vinyl is way more affordable. Despite the low price, the prints will give your kitchen an expensive look and most people will not be able to know it is vinyl.
Requires little maintenance
Every time you are working in the kitchen, you cannot avoid spills or splashes of different foods and drinks. Vinyl is easy to clean and will not easily stain and this means it will stay for longer in its great condition.
After the vinyl installation, all you need is some regular cleaning and your kitchen will be looking good every day. A regular cleaning schedule will help to remove any particles from scratching the vinyl floor.
Have you ever stood on a cold concrete floor bare feet? The pain and fatigue will take up all your energy. But this is not the case with vinyl as it is softer and will not get too cold or too hot. To make it more comfortable, you can as the handyman to place some padding beneath the vinyl.
Your utensils are safe even when they fall
However careful you are in the kitchen, you will drop some utensils at some point. With vinyl covering your floor, this does not have to worry you as the utensils will not break. You can, therefore, proceed with your chores knowing that everything in the kitchen is safe.
You cannot possibly ignore the amazing vinyl designs. If you need a vinyl design that looks like hardwood, you’ll get it. If you want your kitchen floor to have the look of natural stone, you’ll get it as well.
Though it will feel different from the other materials, no one will be able to tell what it is by just looking at it.
Things to Avoid With a Vinyl KitchenTo keep your kitchen floor looking good, here are some of the things you should avoid:
Harsh Cleaning agents
When cleaning your kitchen floor, avoid using bleach, harsh detergents or even abrasive cleansers. You should also avoid using scouring pads on your kitchen floor as it will cause scratches on your floor.
Though your utensils will be safe when you drop them on a vinyl floor, some of the items will ruin the floor. For instance, dropping items such as knives will pierce the floor surface and will cause punctures. When this happens, you’ll have to incur additional expenditure when you call the handyman to repair your floor.
Grime and oil
If you leave dirt and grime on your vinyl floor without cleaning, it will make the floor to discolor. To avoid this, always spare some time to clean your kitchen floor using the right materials.
To avoid creating a mess on your kitchen floor, you may choose to use a rubber mat to catch and retain spills or splatters. This will be great for a short while but if you leave the rubber mat for a long period, it will lead to chemical reactions. Your floor will discolor and this will make it loose its original appeal.
If your vinyl floor is exposed to direct sunlight, it will fade and this will make your kitchen to lose its appeal. You should, therefore, ensure that your floor does not come into direct contact with sun’s rays buy buying good curtains. You can also spread some mats on your kitchen floor where the sun’s rays mostly come into contact with.
The Bottom Line…
The best way to ensure that your vinyl floor is in good condition is to get an experienced handyman to do the installation. He will advise you on the best design for your kitchen and the best quality as well. Since he is experienced in vinyl installation, you can rest assured that your floor will be perfect.
Once the handyman completes his job, it will be your responsibility to ensure that the floor remains clean always. Sweep, vacuum, and mop your floor regularly to ensure that there are no dirt particles on the floor. You can place some mats to keep your floor free from any dirt which will ensure it is in perfect condition for longer.
If there is furniture in your kitchen, avoid dragging them on your vinyl floor or place some foot paddings on the furniture. This way, the furniture will not harm your floor even when anyone drags them.
If any part of your kitchen floor is damaged, all you’ll need to do is to call the handyman who carried out the installations. He will carry out the necessary repairs, including replacing the damaged tiles. with proper maintenance procedures, your kitchen will look as good as it was when it was installed.
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