It’s hard to go wrong with neutral carpeting and natural-toned hardwood, but if you’re looking to make more of an impression, Floor Coverings International Columbia East is here to help! Below, we’ve compiled a list of dramatic flooring you might not have considered. From modern and trendy to classy and timeless, these flooring choices will make a statement.

Black Hardwood

Dark hardwood already creates a dramatic look. Take it a step further with modern black floors. Black hardwood takes more maintenance – debris and scuffs will show on the surface – but it’s worth it for the style it brings to a room. Black hardwood can be achieved through staining, installing dark woods like ebony, or using a wood-look alternative, such as luxury vinyl planks or laminate.

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Geometric Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles are easy-to-install and a fun way to personalize your flooring. They provide more flexibility because you can mix-and-match colors and patterns and replace damaged tiles easily.

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Herringbone Hardwood

Instead of going with the traditional look of hardwood flooring, choose a herringbone pattern to add an interesting touch to any hardwood or wood-look flooring. The interlocking pattern of herringbone creates a dynamic change from straight hardwood planks. To add more visual interest, use hardwood planks in varying color tones.

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Cork is a fun, distinct, and eco-friendly flooring. Cork has a unique texture that looks natural and warm. It’s softer than hardwood, which means it’s more comfortable underfoot. However, it can also be less durable. We recommend cork in areas with lighter foot traffic, and take care when moving furniture or other heavy objects across the surface.

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Natural Stone Flooring

Whether you choose granite, marble, slate, or another material, natural stone flooring can add a natural and dramatic look to your home. Natural stone flooring has a rustic vibe, and the variety of textures and appearances create versatility to fit any home decor.  

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Find Your Perfect Flooring

To learn more about our versatile flooring options, give the Floor Coverings International Columbia East team a call! We’re happy to help you make the perfect choice for your home. Book a free in-home consultation today!

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