Wood Flooring: The Perfect Base For Your Kitchen

So, you have chosen your perfect Main Company kitchen lets not forget about important touches like tiles and flooring, but have you considered using wood flooring throughout your kitchen? 

At The Main Company we are passionate about wood. Available in an abundance of grains and shades, each plank brings natural beauty and warmth to your space and offers a versatile choice, complementing both modern and traditional cabinetry.

Benefits of using wood flooring in your kitchen

One of the things we love the most about wood, is that like a fine wine, it often gets better with age. Each plank is meticulously handcrafted and enhanced in our Yorkshire workshops, bringing out unique features and ensuring that it will last for years to come. The natural markings and original nail holes can also act as the perfect disguise for any future wear, as they will blend perfectly into the natural charm and character of the wood. Wood provides a highly durable surface for your kitchen and not only have we fitted wood flooring in a number of our kitchens, we have also used it throughout a number of commercial spaces too as it is made to last and withstand heavy footfall. 

When speaking with our customers, one of the things many people like about wood flooring is that it can be used in all downstairs rooms and even upstairs, to create continuity from room to room, this is especially popular in more open plan spaces. Wood flooring is also useful in living spaces for allergy sufferers, as carpets can collect dust and pet hairs. Wood flooring is also a sustainable option, something that is at the forefront of people’s minds at the moment. 

Wood is a classic choice and never goes out of style, so you’re safe in the knowledge that you won’t need to replace it in a couple of years when something new comes along. Adding wooden floors is often seen a desirable feature that can add value to a property in some cases, especially as part of a larger kitchen renovation.

Lastly, tiles are known for being cold under foot so wood flooring makes a much warmer alternative. Not only does it create a cosy, rustic feel, it is much warmer under foot meaning no more cold feet first thing on a morning on the way to the kettle! Our Engineered Wood Flooring is also compatible with underfloor heating if required. 

Types of wood flooring 

At The Main Company, we provide a variety of wood flooring options, including reclaimed solid wood and engineered wood. From cooler shades to darker shades, we have the perfect flooring for your kitchen. Not only can we supply wood in a variety of widths and lengths, the planks can also be configured in a variety of ways including the popular parquet/ herringbone style.

Prepare to be inspired…

Antique Smokehouse Oak

Beautifully handcrafted, our Antique Smokehouse Oak would be the perfect addition to your kitchen. The rich, deep patina would work beautifully alongside opulent green cabinets, concrete worktops and brass accents…or whatever else you decide to choose! The unique, bold charcoal grain has been enhanced using a number of hand ageing techniques and is the perfect choice for adding warmth and character to your space. 

Engineered Flooring Smokehouse

Weathered Engineered Oak Natural White

If you have a more neutral colour palette within your home, then our Weathered Engineered Oak Natural White could be the perfect flooring for you. Timeless and traditional, the sandy tones would complement greys and neutrals alike. Perfect for both traditional and contemporary kitchens, the natural markings and texture will add character and charm to any kitchen. Our Weathered Engineered Oak Natural White has also been finished with a hybrid oil, creating a durable and hardwearing surface, perfect for the hub of your home. 

Natural Oak Flooring

Weathered Factory Washed Board Parquet

From the glossy pages of home magazines to Instagram feeds everywhere, parquet flooring is certainly having a moment. The current yet classic style has always been a favourite here at The Main Company and we can supply it in a number of shades. Our Weathered Factory Washed Board Parquet has a slightly worn appearance and would look stunning sat alongside cabinetry painted in lighter shades.

Oak Parquet Flooring

See our wood flooring in action…


If you’re in any doubt that wood flooring is not a durable choice for a kitchen, think again. At The Main Company we have fitted wood flooring in a number of commercial properties, including restaurants and shops with a high footfall.  As part of the Amersham project, we used a variety of parquet flooring and traditional planks, these were paired with other wood features such as a bar area and cladding throughout. 

Dark Oak Parquet Flooring

Upper Poppleton

As mentioned earlier, wood is a wonderful choice for those looking to create a sense of continuity throughout their home. Our Black Smoked Oil oak worked perfectly alongside these rich green cabinets, and throughout the downstairs living area in this wonderful family home.

Rustic oak flooring in dining area

If you’re thinking of using wood flooring in your kitchen, get in touch today and we will help you find the perfect wood for your space.  

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