Floor tile to go with kitchen?

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  1. DrunkSailor

    DrunkSailor Well-Known Member

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    i pulled up the timber laminate to address some water damage and the builder recommended laying tiles down instead. At the moment I’m thinking of just putting down polished light grey/beige tiles but I have no idea if it’s going to look good or clunky.

    This is the kitchen before I pulled up the floors. Anyone have any suggestions on which type of tile I should put down?

    Walls are light grey, cabinets are beige, counter top is hard wood, splashback is white.
     

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    housechopper2 Well-Known Member

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    Shame about the beige cabinets. Light grey with matching light grey grout will look good. Choose a large format like 600 x 600 to minimise grout lines.
     
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    Vinyl strip flooring in a similar grey/limed oak.

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  4. DrunkSailor

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    I can always put the timber floors back down, they are in good condition and only a year old I’d just epoxy seal the concrete floor to prevent moisture issues. but I was thinking polished tiles could enhance the kitchen.
     
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    My friend who’s helping me is a cabinet maker, i’ll see what he can be done about changing the cabinet doors and bench top. The price of flat pack kitchens is too much (2-5k).
     
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    Was gonna make this suggestion actually, hopefully you do.
     
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    We put timber look tiles in our IP 20171120_110801.jpg
     
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    SPC floor board. They are 100% waterproof and have the timber look on the top.
     
  9. Westminster

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    I think your cabinet doors are an ok look but if they were crisp white it would be better.

    A grey concretey look tile would like fine but I wouldn't go too polished. Look for a more matte look.

    I figured the boards got damaged by a dishwasher leak but you're saying they are fine? if they are fine then I'd just replace them and save money to do something like a new bench top and splashback tiling.
     
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