Epic Plus, Albright Oak Hardwood

Hardwood Styling Trends

You may be surprised by the number of styles, species, and finishes available in today’s hardwood flooring. Just ask us about these hot new styling trends:
 

  • Exotic looks that don’t come from the rainforests. They’re American-made and eco-friendly. Some products even use a series of high-tech processes that infuse color throughout, so scratching and scraping are far less obvious than in stained woods. 1
  • Premium solid planks made from 100% recycled mill by-products. 2
  • A horizontal scraping technique that creates an effect like quarter-sawn wood, a late 19th-centure technique used in fine floors. 2
  • High-gloss finishes that add sleek sophistication ideal for contemporary décor.
  • 5” widths combined with traditional -wide planks, for a chic designer look.
  • Flooring in opaque black and white, used separately or in combination—upscale and the height of fashion in clothing and the home. 3
  • Extremely fashionable browner, grayer colors—tones that range from coffee browns to new, trendy charcoal.
  • Hand-brushed surfaces—subtle, soft, and touchable. 4
  • Flooring that has the look of reclaimed wood from bygone eras. 5

1 Epic Exotic Visions collection, style St. Barts, from Shaw Floors
2 Grand Canyon hand-scraped hickory collection, from Shaw Floors
3 Cosmopolitan maple collection, from Shaw Floors
4 Brushed Suede hand-brushed hickory collection, from Shaw Floors
5 Olde Mill Maple hand-sanded and distressed collection, from Shaw Floors

Provided by shawfloors.com

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