Hardwood Flooring Color Ideas

I just bought a house, the kitchen has light oak cabinets and a cream colored laminate counter top. The walls are beige colored too. What color of hardwood floor should I get?

P from Cleveland, OH

September 12, 20080 found this helpful

Seeing everything in your kitchen is light colors...why don't you do your floor in multicolored hardwood. That way you willbring some depth to you room. I have seen them and they are beautiful!

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September 12, 20080 found this helpful

Match the floor to the cabinets as close as possible and choose some fun colors to paint the walls :-) Walls are easier and less expensive to repaint when you get tired of the colors than replacing a hardwood floor ;-)

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September 12, 20080 found this helpful

Avoid anything dark, it shows every piece of dirt, and footprints.

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I am looking to install hardwood flooring in place of carpet in my family room, living room, hallways, and kitchen. I have medium to dark oak furniture and cabinets in the kitchen. I have cream countertops. I have light green walls. What color flooring should I use?


By Sandra S.

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July 20, 20110 found this helpful

I would suggest a light golden oak. Dark finishes show dust and dirt. I think this might look best with your furniture and wall colors.

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July 21, 20110 found this helpful

Me too.

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