Linoleum is often used for food because it fits in even the most modest budget, with very water - and wear-resistant. It should also be noted a wide variety of colors of linoleum, among which it is easy to find the right almost every taste.
It should also be noted that an important advantage of linoleum as ease of cleaning, which is important for this room.
Hardwood floor - a real classic. However, hardwood floors in the kitchen, it is necessary to varnish, paint or otherwise protect the coating. Otherwise, the floor will quickly lose the form because of the high hygroscopicity of most of the wood. The wooden surface is also difficult to clean stains of coffee, wine, etc.
Laminate flooring is often called an inexpensive alternative to a hardwood floor. For kitchen you can choose a laminate with increased resistance to moisture.
This flooring is a good choice for kitchen and bathroom. Tiled floor is easy to clean and the variety of designs of ceramic tiles from modern manufacturers is simply amazing. However, if your home has cold floors, tiled floors should order the installation of floor heating.
Another material perfectly suitable for the flooring in the kitchen. Granite stands up well to temperature fluctuations, does not absorb moisture.
Natural cork is a very comfortable material. It is not electrified, pleasant to the touch, looks great, easy to install. However for kitchen, it is necessary to choose the cork, treated with a special varnish.