Kitchen Floor Types and the Best Way to Clean Them

Kitchen Floor Types and the Best Way to Clean Them

The most difficult floors to clean are the ones that attract the most spills and mishaps. That would probably be the kitchen. Carpeting is a different animal, but the kitchen is where most of the food and drinks congregate along with the overwhelming majority of foot traffic, germs, and bacteria that can harm the family.

Yes, kitchens can be a messy place, with food and drinks flying and flashing through the air, spills splattering and all sorts of substances dripping inevitably down towards your poor floor. On top of this, you have extremes of heat, heavy appliances which stand in place for months and years, and sharp objects such as knives which can be dropped, causing puncture or cracks in the surface below.


That’s why you want to choose kitchen flooring material that is relatively easy not only to clean but also to maintain and keep sanitary over time. Let’s look at the vast array of kitchen floors to choose from and the one automatic product that can protect, clean, and sterilize them all.

Ceramic Kitchen Floors

Ceramics are clay and sediments fired hard with a glass glaze. It is virtually impenetrable to water penetration, stains, mold, and mildew. It can also be printed to match a wide variety of colors and patterns – a lot of creative possibilities in the kitchen. Heavy-duty cleaners will not affect the ceramic, allowing you to get the kitchen thoroughly clean whenever you like. Make certain the grout lines between the tiles are also sealed. It keeps them free of stain penetration.

Vinyl Kitchen Flooring

Vinyl kitchen floors are even easier to clean than ceramics. Similar to plastic, it is tough, durable, and completely immune to the effects of water penetration and staining. Vinyl is also resistant to heavy abrasive cleansers so here you can also get your kitchen as clean as you want.

Linoleum – The Natural Kitchen Flooring Alternative

Linoleum is similar to vinyl. It can resist water, though not quite as well, and is relatively easy to clean and maintain with a surface that seems to repel stains and mold. It does suffer from curling and can be damaged by large amounts of standing water, but this is balanced by the fact that it is made from all natural, easily renewable resources making it eco-friendly and has almost no negative impact on the environment. It can even be recycled at the end of its life cycle into fuel for power generators. This is a very resilient kitchen flooring choice.

Natural Stone Kitchen Floor

Natural stone refers to a variety of materials which are extracted from the earth and then processed into architectural elements. This is important because different types of stone will have different properties. Marble and onyx, for instance, are very soft, easily scratched, and can be stained by liquid agents.

If you are looking for a good low maintenance stone kitchen floor, then you should probably look at materials such as slate and granite. These are very hard stones, that can be made nearly impervious to water with a proper sealing treatment. They are also resistant to scratches and divots, although chips and cracks can appear if a heavy enough object is dropped, or if the floor is improperly installed.

Everybot Three Spin Robot Mop is Ideal For All Kinds of Kitchen Floor Types

The good news is that one product cleans them all. Everybot Three Spin Robot Mop is suitable for use on all hard floors including laminate, marble, tile, natural stone, coated woods, and linoleum flooring. Quick and easy to use, one touch will immediately start the mopping function. You can visit our website: for more details.


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