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Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"Shades of Wood Can Do for a Space... finish of wood can be a huge one. Aside from the many considerations of the wood itself... with dark wood unless you are creating the Bat Cave. And light wood with light colors... dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines what you're able... shades of wood and how they work for their space.... beautiful floors. Love the light wood laminate flooring. I am definitely a dark wood..."
Your Floor: An Introduction to Solid-Plank Wood Floors
"choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... engineered wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides... Wood floors are a classic addition to any home. Barring damage from fire or flood... not all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors... solid wood floor will add warmth, character and value to your interior as long as..."
Houzz Tour: A Stunning Makeover Celebrates Warm Wood and Artful Salvage
Walnut countertops join hardwood floors and pieces made from leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial
"hardwood floors and pieces made from leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial... these homes sell quickly, so when they came upon a quaint fixer-upper with great... Beautiful home, very tasteful and balanced way of using wood, they are a lovely colour... Great home and ideabook to showcase it. I don't typically like that much wood as... beautiful home. They did a fabulous job bringing character back into the home while..."
My Houzz: Ronnie Wood’s Old Art Studio Gets a Makeover
Check out this contemporary update of a former factory flat that survived World War II bombs and use by a member of The Rolling Stones
"perfect home, so he was determined not to let the grotty interior of this flat in a... Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones had previously owned the flat and had used it as... stylish home. Now finished, it blends strong original features, such as exposed roof... appealing home. Excellent job! Beautiful place. I really love the wood floors. Love... (Ronnie Wood is a talented artist). I'd love to see some of the before shots or historical..."
When to Use Engineered Wood Floors
"engineered wood floor could be your best choice (and no one will know but you)... choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... plank wood floors, it's time to delve into the world of engineered wood floors.... types of wood floors bring the look of natural wood into a home, they are very different... engineered wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides..."
Designer Confessions: Torn Between Wood Floors
"choosing a wood floor color. Most people inherit the floors that come with the homes they... existing wood floors to maintain the flow and integrity of the home. But what to do... choose a wood floor, too. I seriously considered painted white floors, and as much as... and the floors, the dog is going to win. So while my clients are debating between... herringbone floors and possibly adding a little bit of stain to bring out the variation..."
Wood Floor Care: Polish Your Skills
"your wood floors stay gorgeous by learning how to keep stains, dullness and warping... Wood floors are some of the hardest-working parts of our home. They endure our constant... Feil Wood Flooring's Andrea Feil thinks that keeping wood surfaces clean isn't really... variety of wood floor environments clean and stain free.... keep your floors looking great — as long as you keep up on the maintenance," says Feil... Bruce floor wax on the floor and then buff the floor using pads that snapped on to..."
Your Floors: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!
"Exotic Woods: Hickory, Cherry, Rosewood and More... looking at wood floors, make sure the wood you're buying bears the logo from the Forest... exotic wood species that are also being used as flooring. Some of these exotic woods... of my flooring series, I reviewed some of the characteristics of some common wood... plank floors that are common in North America and Europe. In this second installment... beautify your home so do your homework. Exotics are always considered in choosing a flooring..."
What's the Right Wood Floor Installation for You?
"which floor design is best for your space... methods for wood flooring to help you make the best choice for your home, budget and style... ing a wood floor? Whether you’re using hardwood, laminate or even plank tiles, once... issues for flooring throughout an open floor plan. Great article on wood flooring... old wood floors..reclaimed.One of a kind.Old growth wood.I love old wood:) Whatever... cost. Floors are a major point in buying a home. I prefer a floor that shows workmanship..."
Painted Wood Floors
"make, as flooring is one of the most expensive changes to make in a home, so painting... painting floors can be the best solution to freshen up a space and add character. It... if the floors need repair or have been refinished so many times that doing so again... painted floors on Houzz when Rene, from the blog Cottage and Vine, painted the floors... g the floors was not in the cards. Here are several rooms in which homeowners and..."
Laminate Floors: Get the Look of Wood (and More) for Less
"laminate flooring and why you just might want to choose it... inate floors aren't wood, though they usually appear to be. Rather, laminate floors... look like wood. Increasingly, more options are showing up, and laminate floors that look... Laminate floors are relatively inexpensive, easy to install and hold up well to wear... laminate floors are moisture resistant, they can be used in areas where the material... dollar homes with solid wood flooring. After living in our last home that had hand..."
5 Innovative Wood Floors
"hardwood floors have started to go where no wood floors have gone before. As floor plans... simple oak flooring everywhere. Here are five flooring innovators taking wood to the next... consistent flooring material. While everyone loves the look of hardwood, it can get a... have this floor in my home. You could stamp half logos onto wood planks to get the same... barrel floors are some of the most beautiful floors I've seen. I love the perfectly..."
What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones
"ideas for flooring in deep tones... Dark wood floors can be incredibly chic and sophisticated, bringing richness and... those floors run the risk of making the space feel dark and heavy. If you’ve been... your dark floors to bring out their best features, try these ideas.... a new home with very dark floors throughout. The wood floors I installed in the home... he dark wood floor with certain colors of wood that look good. I love this floor,..."
Mesquite: The Brawny Beauty for All Over the Home
Denser than other hardwoods and sporting beautiful coloration, mesquite makes a fine material for flooring, countertops, furniture and more
"material for flooring, countertops, furniture and more... fences, flooring and furniture. Later, settlers expanded its use for wagon wheels and... loved the wood for their outdoor cooking. And true, once established, we only watered... of the home. Shallow rooted mesquites also topple with ease once there is a good monsoon... Oh, the wood is wickedly expensive. This is a slow growing tree with a very artistic... planks for floors (for instance) is extremely limited. The mesquite is a really lovely..."
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
"and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest... My home came with many details that I was thrilled with: crown moldings, large windows... hardwood floors galore, to name a few. The dark and dated knotty pine paneling in my... list. Wood paneling is fine for some, but this particular paneling was causing an... from the wood. Even though this was not a permanent playroom, I needed for my children... my own home. The entire first floor of our small house was in knotty pine panelling..."