How to build a kitchen floor tile that can last through a long life cycle and has a high level of energy efficiency.
Designer Sarah Koehler of Lowes Kitchen Floor Tiles said: “I like to have a tile that is low maintenance and is low impact, so when you put it on, you feel good and it doesn’t feel heavy.”
The way I build them is with a 3mm plywood block that I cut to size and then I use the 2mm ply wood as the base to make sure the corners are flush with the floor.
“Sarah said she worked with an industrial contractor to get the right dimensions and found a suitable size for the tiles.
The tile is laid on an 8mm piece of wood with 2mm of a 1mm ply, but once it is laid down, it’s a little harder to get to it.”
It’s just a really, really smooth, smooth tile, but you feel it underneath,” she said.”
Once you put on the tile, you really feel it, it feels nice and smooth.
“There’s no rough edges to it at all.”
Sarah also worked with a design studio to ensure the design was consistent with her home’s style.
“They did a lot of research and then we actually did a design mock-up of the whole design, which was a little more of a look-a-like design, where they used the same colour palettes for the different sections of the floor and for the countertops,” she explained.
Sarah also created a simple design for the floor to match her kitchen’s furniture, which she hopes will last through decades of use.
“We put a little wooden board on top of the table so it’s not like you’re cutting through the wood, which is pretty uncomfortable,” she told news.com, “you’re just using the tile to help you hold things together.”
I want to be able to get all my stuff out, and I want to get it out quickly.
“The Lowes kitchen tile is now up for pre-order, priced at $199.95.
You can find it at Lowes.com or at lowes.org.au