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Last updated on May 25th, 2022

Modern kitchen floor cost guide

No matter what type of flooring you choose, it’s important to consider your budget and think about any other elements of your kitchen that may also need work.

There are so many kitchen floor styles available, from herringbone wood-effect vinyl to bold patterned tiles. If you’re trying to decide which flooring material is best for you and your kitchen, take a look at our inspiration article on modern kitchen flooring ideas.

Modern kitchen floor costsUnitPrice range - LowPrice range - HighAverage UK cost
Granite flooringPer m2£100£200£150
Painted floorboards (sanding only)Per m2£10£20£15
Painted floorboards (3 coats of finish, labour only)Per m2£20£30£25
PaintPer 5 litres£20£160£90
New polished concrete floorPer m2£120£150£135
Removal of old sub-floor (if required)Per m2£80£110£95
Finish to existing concrete floorPer m2--£50

Our costs are ballpark averages – get a local tradesperson to quote now

When it comes to establishing a modern kitchen floor cost, it’s best to set your budget first to determine the type of flooring you can afford. To help you plan in advance, we’ve put together this simple cost guide to give you an idea of how much different materials may set you back.

Budgeting for kitchen flooring

Budgeting for a kitchen floor will entirely depend on the type of material you choose. For example, natural stone tiles are going to be more costly than vinyl flooring. The installation for different types of flooring will also vary in price depending on the skill level required and the preparation your sub-floor needs.

Popular modern kitchen flooring materials include:

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Kitchen with modern wood flooringAdditional materials and costs

During any flooring installation, you may need to budget for extra costs such as:

  • Removal of old flooring
  • Trimming at openings
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Sealant
  • Adhesives
  • Grout
  • Latex screeding
  • Paint

Before you choose your kitchen flooring, explore our modern kitchen flooring ideas and refer to our kitchen design cost guide if you’re budgeting for more than just your flooring.

If you want a more specific quote for the type of flooring, you’ll need to know the size of your room and the prep work it needs, use our Checkatrade Search to find a trusted professional in your local area.

Modern kitchen with polished floor

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