Wood flooring color
debt71
May 17, 2013 in Design Dilemma
is dark wood flooring on the way out?
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debt71
I'm trying to chose between a dark oak floor, or a cherry stain for my bedroom. Both would be laminate. Any advice? The oak is a cognac color, cherry a shade lighter. Is darker on the way out? Noticing more lighter woods. I'm always a day late with the trends it seems. Help.
May 17, 2013 at 7:07am   
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bluenan
Forget trends and pick a color that will compliment your furnishings and wall color.The darker the floor, the harder to keep looking clean. Have you considered a mid-tone?
May 17, 2013 at 7:21am     
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carolins
hi deb,
I think that it is more important to take into consideration what you like, the colour of you bedroom furniture, perhaps the colour of the en-suite bathroom floor and furniture...
I wouldn't worry about what the trends are. They keep changing anyway.
May 17, 2013 at 7:23am   
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Ed
Hi deb, bluenan and carolins both had great suggestions. Do you have any photos of the bedroom ?
May 18, 2013 at 12:54am   
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Sia@South47th
When it comes to "Trends", it's in one's interest not to tie up $$ in floors, etc. Things that I call the "Majors". Get what you like and add in some of the ever changing "Trends" as accent pieces, or paint. Both are relatively inexpensive to change out. Floors and Furniture are not.
May 18, 2013 at 1:25am     
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