For renovators looking to update their homes, a dark wood-effect floor creates a really stylish, dramatic look in any room. Unfortunately, for those on a budget or for households with a lot of foot traffic, wood, tile or ceramics can prove impractical.
However, thanks to improvements in vinyl flooring, capturing the natural look of woods like oak is easier than ever and that means everyone has access to the sumptuous dark flooring they deserve.
Dark oak vinyl flooring not only mimics the subtle textures of wood grain but it also offers a more practical solution to home decorating that’s perfect for families. Read on and get inspired by our design ideas involved fantastic dark oak vinyl flooring from Carpetright.
BENEFITS OF DARK OAK VINYL FLOORING
Designed to reflect the unique textures and patterns found in natural wood, dark oak vinyl adds a much needed element of luxury to any room without the expense and intensive maintenance of real wood.
Easy to install, moisture repellent and scratch resistant, dark oak vinyl is also great for disguising stains and scuff marks. Since vinyl also provides sound and heat insulation it can add a genuine touch of opulence to any space. For those concerned about the ‘artificial’ look of vinyl, dark oak is designed to mimic real-wood grain so you get the look you deserve at a more affordable price.
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HOW TO USE DARK OAK VINYL FLOORING?
As well as the above benefits, dark oak vinyl flooring also boasts great versatility which makes it ideal for numerous uses throughout the home. Here we run through some of the various ways to use it as part of your interior design.
1. CREATE A COOL CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN DESIGN
Dark oak vinyl flooring is ideal for helping to add an element of sophistication to your kitchen design. Opting for striking tiles on the walls, minimalist black units and pared back accessories, this look helps to create a relaxing and stylish space for the whole family to enjoy. Better yet, stain resistant vinyl means you can cook confidently no matter how many stains or spills you are concerned you might make.
2. MAKE A BEAUTIFUL LOUNGE RETREAT
Not only is laminate cost-effective and durable but as it can be used in conjunction with underfloor heating making it a great choice for a cosy living area – perfect for cold British winters. Aesthetically, a warm wood finish also helps to create a cosy and inviting space perfect for unwinding after a long day of work.
3. VINYL FLOORING IS IDEAL FOR CREATING A STUNNING BEDROOM
Perfect for bedrooms and playrooms alike, oak vinyl flooring can help to bring a room to life. Since oak vinyl flooring is available in an array of tones, shades and plank types it is easy to find a style to suit any room.
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Easy to clean and resistant to marking, vinyl flooring can be easily replaced in the event that you choose to change the interiors of your home or transform a guest room in to a baby’s nursery.
4. ADD A TOUCH OF GRAVITAS TO YOUR STUDY
For people who work from home, dark oak vinyl flooring is a great choice for an indoor workspace or office. Not only does it provide a note of sophistication and create an even service for desks and swivel chairs but it can even help to create sound resistance ideal for aiding concentration and focus.
5. UPDATE YOUR HALLWAY
For families keen to protect their entrance hall from the foot traffic and mess created by children and pets, dark oak vinyl flooring hides a multitude of sins. Classic, stylish and dark enough to disguise muddy footprints, it provides a fantastically neutral backdrop.