6 Show-Stopping Hardwood Floor Patterns

Add character to your flooring underfoot

Whether you’re renovating a kitchen, bedroom, or living room, the classic wood pattern doesn’t disappoint.

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With so many options when it comes to hardwood floors—solid, engineered, or reclaimed—why not add more character by rearranging the pattern? Here are six ideas to bring a fresh dynamic to your home.


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Running Bond

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Stripe Effect

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Sweeten is a free service matching renovators with vetted general contractors. See how Nazli incorporated a herringbone wood floor pattern into her renovated kitchen and read her ambitious story.

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