Sole MateChoosing the right flooring for your home can seem like a daunting task, especially when there’s so much to choose from. Not only do we have to think about the appearance of flooring but the functionality as well. To help you decide we showcase a range of options.
Expert Comment – Katherine Mathews, Marketing Department, Kahrs
This year has seen matt go a step further with ultra matt finishes on interior pieces, and wood flooring is no exception! Traditional lacquer finishes reflect light which distracts from the floor’s appearance. Ultra matt flooring finishes, such as on Kahrs Lux Coast, minimizes reflections so that the wood’s natural grain and tone can be appreciated to the full.
Rustic floors also continue in popularity – think distressed floors with saw marks, lots of colour variation and heavy brushing – emulating the look of a vintage reclaimed board.
Designs with handscraping and large natural cracks and knots are also increasing in popularity, as these really show off the natural beauty of wood.
Read more in the September issue…