Choosing the perfect
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WITH SO MANY THINGS TO CONSIDER, choosing the perfect laminate floor
for your home can be a daunting task. But here are three easy steps to choosing the right floor for you.
Pick the color
Your new laminate floor will form the design foundation of your room, so
decide what color will best create the look you want.
Do you want a light, medium or dark tone? Consider the wood tones in
your room’s cabinetry and furniture as well as the wall colors, fabrics, rugs
and accessories. If you want your floor to create a strong contrast, pick one at
the opposite end of the light-to-dark spectrum. If you want the floor to blend
in with its surroundings, pick a tone that is similar to the other items in the
room. Lighter floors will tend to make the room look brighter; darker floors
will add more dr ama.
YELLOW/GOLD AMBER BROWNS CHOCOLATE RED BROWNS
BROWNS These coordinate well BROWNS If you want drama, the
These colors work well with most of today’s These are the true red-influenced browns
in modern interiors popular cabinet colors browns that are not never fail to get noticed.
where a clean, light and are ideal choices heavily influenced by Many of the products
look is desired. As if you want your floor other colors and tend in this color family use
these go darker, they to blend in. to coordinate with exotic woods as their
become more dramatic virtually any other inspiration.
and develop a time- color in a room. If you
worn patina. want the floor to take
a secondary role in
the room, these colors
would be ideal.