Choosing new hardwood flooring for your home is an exciting step in the home renovation process. Perhaps you’ve already made those crucial decisions regarding species, size and finish, but now it’s time to talk design. Dare to be a little different? SVB has some bold hardwood flooring options for those looking to make your new hardwood floors pop!
The chevron design uses a series of angle cuts to form a consistent “V” pattern. This “V” pattern is then repeated, which creates a stunning 3D effect. In addition, it has the ability to make a smaller room appear larger, plus you’ll appreciate the longevity obtained from its high structural integrity.
A beautiful, yet simple pattern, a chevron wood flooring design is an ideal choice for anyone looking to make a statement.
Often confused with chevron, herringbone is similar in that a “V” pattern is also achieved, though no angled cuts are present. The square edges simply butt together creating a timeless, symmetrical zig-zag design which has made a name for itself all over the world. Though better suited to larger rooms, with its many small boards tightly woven together, the herringbone pattern also has superior structural stability due to its precise dimensions and alignment.
Both chevron and herringbone are definitely strong patterns that will make a statement, but for those seeking a more clean look, you may prefer a diagonal look with hardwood floors installed at a 45º angle. This classic pattern deserves far more credit than it receives.
Sleek and simple, this design element adds breadth to your room by drawing your attention out to the corners. It creates interest without being busy or overpowering, which means it can be the perfect choice for those who want to focus the attention on other design aspects of a room.