Hardwood flooring can add style and value to your home. Add the right color stain and you can brighten your home and make your furniture look its best. Therefore you should consider choosing light refinishing colors for your floors. Many people prefer a light color stain because it darkens the grain slightly and it can sometimes add a subtle tone to the wood. A light refinishing color often gives a slight tan hue to your floor. This type of finish can restore the beauty to your hardwood floors that they had when they were originally installed.
Whether you are a lucky homeowner who has discovered hardwood floors hidden beneath your carpet and want to bring the best out of your hidden gem or you just want to brighten your home, consider choosing a light refinishing color.
Hardwood is one of the most beautiful and enduring flooring materials. But if time has taken a toll on your hardwood floors you can bring it back to life with the right light refinishing color. Many mistakenly believe darker colored stains will hide imperfections and will not require as much work. Quite the opposite is true. Scratches, imperfections and dust stand out on darker stained floors. Maintaining darker colored floors is also more difficult. If you want easier maintenance and the ability to camouflage scratches and other imperfections in your hardwood floors you will be better served by having them resurfaced using a light color.
One of the reasons many people decide on hardwood floors for their home is because of the natural beauty of the wood. Dark stains can obscure the distinctive grain of your hardwood floors. Light colors, on the other hand, will accentuate the natural beauty of the wood and have all your visitors amazed by how great your floor looks. No matter the type of wood your flooring is made from using light colored stain during your refinishing process can help highlight its natural gain patterns and showoff its unique beauty.
Have you ever gone into a home and despite its size it feels small? Sometimes this is caused by the dark color used for the flooring. Light stains not only will lighten a room, it can even make a small room appear bigger and more airy. It can help to give your home a more spacious feel. Many find these types of rooms to be more relaxing. What many home owners do not realize is the color of their flooring can give their homes that big, wide-open look they desire.
If you want to bring out your hardwood floor’s natural beauty, hide imperfections and make your home look large and airy consider using a light color during refinishing.