2016 hardwood flooring trends (infographic)
Looking to install a new hardwood floor in your home or commercial space this year? When choosing your new floor you will have many options, from wood type to color to plank width to finish.
With so many beautiful styles in hardwood flooring to choose from, we have created this infographic to give you an idea of what’s trending right now.
2016 Hardwood Flooring Trends:
The hardwood flooring colors trending in 2016 will be dark shades of brown, followed by gray and ultra blonde. Also trending right now is mixing in a touch of gray with darker brown stains.
Dark hardwood floors are a simple way to add luxury to a home or commercial space. The most popular shades are ebony, espresso, jacobean and dark walnut. Gray hardwood floors are popular among higher end hotels, restaurants, retail stores and homes. Ultra blonde hardwood floors can make a space look larger and airier, and it tends to give a home or commercial space a more casual look.
Wider planks are increasing in popularity, as they make a space look larger and more modern. Wide plank hardwood flooring has a floor board width of five inches or more, and can be found in almost every type of wood from exotics to rustics.
Lastly, in 2016 more Americans will buy hardwood grown in the US, both to support our own economy and due to the trend towards darker colored woods. The most popular hardwoods from the US are red oak, white oak, hickory, maple, birch and pine.
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