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Best Flooring For Kitchens

Kitchen remodeling, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Chicago Ill

You can remodel your entire home, yet did you ever notice that whenever you have gatherings with friends and family, everyone gathers in the kitchen.

The kitchen gets used daily, family dining, food prep and lots of other activities.  Your kitchen is exposed to moisture from cooking, ice makers, washing dishes, wet shoes and spills so when choosing flooring for your kitchen, waterproofing is important.

Many kitchens are also used as the entry point from the outside, dirt and other debris come along with moisture from family, visitors and pets.  Brewer Contracting will help you Come up with a durable, waterproof, no slip kitchen floor that is pleasing to the eye at fits all your needs.

Laminate Floors

Laminate flooring has long been a less pricey way to get the hardwood look with out the hardwood cost.  Currently, there is laminate flooring made of waterproof material that can over come any moisture issues.

Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors have always been a popular choice with homeowners, Solid hardwoods combined with the proper finish can be water resistant and still be stylish and durable like they have always been.  Different finishes and designs are available for your choice of color and finishes are available to help with traction.

Tile

Wet areas like kitchens have long used tile flooring as the best option.  You can have your choice of Ceramic or Porcelain tile.  Both can handle stains and spills with almost no worry about waterproofing.  Finding slip resistant tiles may be something to look for in high traffic areas.

Natural Stone

Stone Tiles are a lot like ceramic and porcelain tile but require a little more care.  Stone tile will need to be sealed and re-sealed regularly but they do offer natural tones and colors and are very strong and durable.

 

 

When do you need an Egress Window

Bathroom, kitchen, home, remodeling, windows, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Lake bluff, Ill

Most older homes do not have an egress window, so the idea of cutting a large opening in your basement wall can sound like a difficult and expensive job.  Fortunately, it isn’t an expensive investment.  While some may feel that they can try it themselves to save a few bucks, it may be a better idea to have a professional basement renovation specialist do it for you to be sure that all of the code requirements are addressed and that the installation is proper.

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Egress Windows and Basement Remodeling