When we start up a new catering business or when we refurbish a store in this sector, we must pay attention to many details: what colour to paint the walls, what furniture to put, what crockery and cutlery to choose, what lighting is the most suitable for each area, etc.
In every case, the choice is made on the basis of aesthetic, but also on functional, considerations.
Specifically, to choose the best flooring for restaurants, it is necessary to assess aspects such as the quality of the materials, their resistance or cleanliness: after all, in this type of premises there is a lot of traffic and wear and tear.
Types of flooring for restaurants
One of the keys is that the materials used should be non-slip; another is that they should be non-flammable, avoiding carpets or rugs, where accidents are more common.
It is also essential that the floor forms part of the decoration of the premises and that it fits in with its aesthetics and style.
According to this criterion, the best floors for restaurants are:
Laminate floors are among the best restaurant floors because they are durable and resistant to scratching and slipping.
They are also relatively easy to maintain, requiring only a damp mop to remove stains, which is important for this type of business.
Another advantage of choosing laminate flooring is the aesthetics: they offer different textures and colours that simulate natural materials such as wood, which can give a restaurant a greater sense of quality and comfort.
Due to their characteristics, vinyl floors meet all the sanitary requirements to be installed in demanding spaces such as kitchens and bathrooms, so they can be one of the best floors for restaurants and bars.
Vinyl floors are made of PVC. Stain and scratch resistant, they transmit warmth in winter and coolness in summer, which increases the energy efficiency of your establishment.
From a functional point of view, vinyl floors are totally waterproof, non-slip and resistant to humidity and temperature changes, and we can use them for the whole restaurant, including bathrooms and kitchens.
Moreover, their aesthetic options and designs are practically infinite: from a vintage style to a classic one, through a wide variety of tones and colours.
How to choose the best flooring for your restaurant
At L’Antic Colonial we have different types of laminate flooring for restaurants that adapt to all kinds of needs. This way, you can choose the one that best suits the decoration or the corporate image of your establishment, creating high quality surfaces, with a homogeneous and elegant appearance.
We also have vinyl floors with a more neutral style that can easily fit in with your business, regardless of its style.
The Residence laminate flooring series is ideal for restaurants and is defined by its quality, elegance and innovation.
Residence floors are an alternative to parquet in spaces that are demanding in terms of durability and resistance, or where there is constant foot traffic and furniture movement.
Currently, this type of laminate flooring is available in five shades (Arizona, Idaho, Missouri, Nevada and Utah) that evoke and simulate the surface of natural wood, without shine or artifice.
One of its great advantages is its ease of “floating” installation, as it is not necessary to glue the boards to the floor. Instead, Quick Lock is used, a totally safe installation system: just adjust the plank to be installed lengthwise to the one already laid and apply gentle pressure. Without using any tools, both will snap into place and are held in place by the safety tab. It is equally easy to uninstall and can be quickly dismantled, making it ideal for renovations and makeovers.
In addition, this type of flooring is highly resistant to abrasion and will not be damaged by spills.
Linkfloor Multiformat is a combinable vinyl floor that reproduces the grain and shine of natural wood in five different shades (Bronze, Coffee, Cream, Silver and Taupe) and with great realism in its finishes.
The Multiformat collection is one of the versatile collections in L’Antic Colonial’s Linkfloor series and is set to become one of the best flooring for restaurants: thanks to the versatility of each of its pieces, in a rectangular format of variable size, it adapts to any type of bar, restaurant or leisure establishment.
The floors in this collection also stand out for their easy cleaning and their high resistance to damp and extreme temperatures, allowing them to be used in high-traffic or more demanding spaces such as kitchens and bathrooms.
The Mountain series is inspired by wood and one of its main characteristics is its naturalness, which is achieved by combining textures and designs with a large number of details: in this way, the floor reminds us both in its look and feel of wood, but with all the functional advantages of vinyl flooring.
Available in five shades (Ash, Brown, Land, Natural and Silver), the Mountain collection suits all types of bars and restaurants. Its look is a classic that does not go out of fashion over the years and that will make the decoration of your establishment more homogeneous.
L’ Antic Colonial’s Branch series incorporates a wide variety of Linkfloor references, in different tones and with different options for flooring and covering spaces.
One of its advantages is its large number of colours, among which we find light tones (White, Tan or Silver), dark tones such as Dark or Anthracite (steel grey and inspired by mineral coal) and browns (darker or “Brown” and in cream or “Clear” tones).
The finishes in this series are particularly noteworthy, reminiscent of natural wood, although with a personal touch to give each plank greater warmth, making it a perfect choice for small premises or those with a minimalist aesthetic.
L’Antic Colonial, twenty years committed to quality and innovation
At L’Antic Colonial, we have been making and marketing high-end products that meet the expectations of the most demanding customers, both for residential and commercial use, for over 20 years.
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