Are you installing new hardwood floors? With this selection also comes a number of other considerations, such as color. One trend among Sudden Valley homeowners is the installation of light-colored hardwood floors. Is this a good style for your home, and what kind of visual appeal does this add?
Gives the Illusion of More Space
A huge benefit of lighter floor colors is that it makes the space appear more spacious than it really is. This makes lighter colors a good option for smaller rooms. The illusory effect is amplified if the room has large windows to let in ample sunlight.
Shows Less Dirt
Hardwood floor cleaning can be problematic. This is due to dirt and other debris sticking out like a sore thumb. However, with a lighter color, the dirt is not as noticeable. Dirt tends to blend in more with lighter shades, whereas dirt is more pronounced in darker wood colors. Continue Reading →