Hardwood flooring is available in a variety of stunning shades. Naturally, hardwood can range from black-brown, to vibrant red, to light gold. Wood floors can also be stained numerous colors for a stunning and eye-catching effect. With so many options, it can be difficult to settle on a specific color. Floor Coverings International Metro East is happy to guide you through some popular hardwood shades and the mood they create.

Dark Hardwood Flooring

Dark hardwood flooring is dramatic and eye-catching. Dark flooring does require more upkeep, as dirt and dust shows more easily. The extra effort is worth it for the beautiful, intense impact of dark hardwood flooring. A rich, deep brown brings both warmth and class. Black hardwood, which is created by staining the wood, is an ultra-modern and eye-catching option.

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Mid-Toned Hardwood Flooring

Mid-toned hardwoods, such as walnut, are classically beautiful. This shade will go with any decor, and allow you to play around with colors when interior decorating your home. Mid-toned hardwood works particularly well in a mid-century modern home. This hardwood shade perfectly captures the natural beauty of wood flooring.

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Light Hardwood Flooring

Light hardwood floors can range from bright gold to true white. Some common lighter wood options include pine and white oak. This flooring is beautiful and versatile, easily able to match any style. A light brown hardwood creates a welcoming and natural vibe. White-washed hardwood flooring, or painted hardwood, is ultra-modern and can add space and brightness to your home.

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Red Hardwood Flooring

Red hardwood, such as cherry hardwood flooring, is dramatic, warm, and vibrant. This color is ideal for creating a stunning and eye-catching home. Red hardwood flooring can be overwhelming when paired with colorful decor, and works best with more muted colors. If you’ve decorated your home in neutral shades, red hardwood flooring could be the perfect way to add energy and style.

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Get Started in O’Fallon Today

To learn more about your various hardwood flooring option, give the experts at Floor Coverings International Metro East a call! We’re happy to bring samples straight to your home. Book a free in-home consultation today! We proudly serve O'Fallon, Edwardsville, and Belleville.

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