White Kitchens & Long-Lasting Hardwood Flooring

Long-lasting hardwood flooring is the best flooring option for traditional white kitchens. You can make your white kitchen stand out with beautiful, timeless hardwood flooring.

Using light and texture the correct way can make an all-white kitchen feel welcoming and warm. To accomplish this sense of warmth, pick a floor that contrasts the cabinets rather than match them. Otherwise, your white kitchen will feel flat and lifeless. Interior designers recommend mixing complementing materials, meaning long-lasting hardwood flooring and white cabinets pair perfectly together.

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Shaw - Expressions in Harmony

When picking out hardwood flooring for your kitchen, you should coordinate the finish of your counters. In other words, if your counters are high-gloss, your hardwood floor should have a high-gloss finish. Or, if you have a matt hardwood finish, your counters should as well.

LW Mountain - Engineered Hickory in Aztec

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Shaw - Rolling Hills in Hearth

In addition, match your countertops and floors in the same color and shade. Don’t worry about an EXACT match because they are not the same materials.

Somerset Hardwood - Specialty Collection Oak in Mountain Brown


Shaw - Belle Grove in Shadow

Pair white cabinets with dark long-lasting hardwood flooring for an eye-catching contrast. It will give the kitchen an elegant formal feeling.

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Shaw - Castlewood Oak in Tapestry

A light hardwood floor can be attractive with white cabinets, creating a bright and open space. You can make it pop by coordinating the light wood with wood countertops in a comparable tone.


Anderson Tuftex - Fired Artistry in Crockery

Grey is a relaxing neutral color that works nicely with white. A lighter grey hardwood floor will open up the room where a darker shade will make it look more luxurious. For a stylish and sophisticated design, harmonize a grey hardwood floor with a marble or stone countertop.


White bright kitchen cabinets are timeless and go with any décor. They pair nicely with long-lasting hardwood flooring. Be sure to find a hardwood floor color that complements a color from the countertop. In addition, coordinate the countertop and floor finish - surfaces should be glossy or matt but not mixed.

Cody BouquetCody Bouquet, Flooring Consultant

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