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The charm of painted wood floors


The charm of painted wood floors
When it comes to staying on budget in a renovation, one`s mind doesn`t exactly leap to paint. Painted wood floors are shockingly cost-effective, considering how positively luxe and unexpected they can look. All the charm of the original hardwood is maintained, but with a totally fresh, modern spin.

Paint quality matters when it comes to painted wood floors. So while a certain investment in paint will be required to turn out a good result, it should still cost less than other quality flooring options. Glossier paint finishes can add flash to a room, but a matte finish can help hide scratches and dings, so something like eggshell is a good compromise.

Homeowners wanting to simply breathe new life into an existing wood floor (especially if it`s so in need of TLC that you`re worried replacing it is the only option) might also turn to paint. At the Creative Compound, the newly opened New York City office and showroom for furniture brand the Inside, the old wood floors are painted an ethereal pale blue.


Article and image: https://www.architecturaldigest.com
April 11, 2018