Everything You Need To Know About Dark Hardwood Floors – Stains, Colours, Cost

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It’s no wonder that dark hardwood floors are the epitome of modern beauty. They make a big difference to the aesthetic experience, and that’s why many homeowners still prefer dark hardwood floors over other options. If you love dark timber floors and plan to have them for your new home or business, you are at the right place.

Popular Dark Timber Flooring Options

There are different types of dark timber flooring options available in Sydney. So, let’s quickly have a look at them.

1.     Dark Solid Timber Flooring

Solid timber flooring is the most popular choice of dark hardwood flooring. Jarrah, Ironbark, Flooded Rose Gum and Brushbox are naturally dark timber floors that add a luxurious look to your home. There are also tons of prefinished options. Moreover, you can apply dark stains on any lighter timber floorboard. It gives you more freedom in choosing grain patterns, knots and other features of solid timber floorboards.

2.     Dark Engineered Flooring

Engineered timber floors are prefinished floorboards with a relatively thin top layer of hardwood bound over several layers of plywood. They are more durable than solid timber floors. They also come in a variety of dark shades and design patterns.

3.     Dark Bamboo Flooring

The most affordable, durable, and environmentally sustainable dark timber flooring option is none other than bamboo flooring. You can choose between strandwoven, horizontal or vertical bamboo flooring as all the three types come in various dark shades.

4.     Dark Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is a synthetic flooring option that looks more like solid wooden floors. They are quick and easy to install. Laminate flooring offers a large number of exotic dark colours and design options.

5.     Dark Hybrid Flooring

Hybrid floors are PVC infused floorboards that are similar to laminate floorboards. They are also highly durable and are 100% waterproof flooring that features more choices in terms of dark colours, designs, and shades.

How To Choose Dark Stains for Timber Floors?

Dark chocolate, Expresso and brown Japan are some of the dark stains that enhance the beauty of any hardwood flooring. And Ebony is the darkest you can get. If a dark style and dramatic look is your preference, you are free to go as dark as you like.

Dark timber floors do require some regular cleaning to remove dirt, dust and prevent scratches than the lighter timber floors. If you don’t have the time to clean them regularly, you can go for dark stains but still keep it a tad bit on the lighter side for easy maintenance.

How Much Does Dark Timber Floors Cost?

1.     New Floorboard Installation

Since dark timbers come in a wide array of options, including prefinished floorboards and other flooring options, the costs vary depending upon various factors. It also includes the installation charges. Contact our professional floorboard installation company at Stanton Flooring to get estimates on different types of dark timber floorings in Sydney.

2.     Refinishing Existing Flooring

You can easily change your existing hardwood floors into dark timber floors by staining them. For staining an existing timber flooring, you need to begin by sanding and polishing them first. Then stain the flooring with a desired dark stain and finish them with a protective coat. Get a quote from Stanton Flooring for refinishing your existing flooring today.

For more information on dark timber flooring, contact Stanton Flooring now. We have got all of your flooring needs covered.