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Flooring Advice Needed

new home builder's picture
new home builder

Hi I am building a new home and love the look of dark hardwood floors. However, not interested in the dusting required. Therefore I am looking for an alternative to finding a hardwood floor that will provide the richness of the dark hardwood, but lower maintenance. Does anyone know of or have a medium brown floor that requires less maintenance. I am building a white/cream coloured kitchen with an open concept. Same flooring throughout, accept the entrance from garage to home which will be tiled. Thanks any advice appreciated.New Home Builder.

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Jay Mari's picture
Jay Mari

I dont have much idea about how to get the stain on floor but am sure that you can find solution with your problem. Just ask a local store in your place and I know they can give you a better answer of your concern.

gmcauley's picture

Hello new home builder,

I have medium oak floors and I absolutely love them. They don't show dust, but are darker than lighter stains out there.

Or have you considered a medium coloured bamboo?

Good luck!

Gwen McAuley (gmcauley at

sophie2012's picture
sophie2012 right on this.I have a friend with dark floors,and she regrets it now.I too have the natural maple,good idea to check on this website.

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