4 Wood Flooring Trends to Look Out for in 2018

For many people, a New Year means the opportunity to work on the projects that didn’t make the cut last year. Although it might be a little early to tackle that overgrown garden just yet, it’s the perfect time to head indoors and spruce the place up a bit. For many homes or office spaces, that begins with the flooring. So, we’ve compiled a short list of Wood Flooring trends for you to consider in 2018. Dive into ‘what’s hot’ during this year’s renovation season.

Keep it Clean with Grey Wood Flooring

If you’re looking for simplicity and class, the Grey Wood trend is difficult to ignore. Whether you’re looking for Solid or Engineered Wood your living room, bedroom or office space will get a much-needed boost of light during the dark winter months. What this option may lack in warmth, it more than makes up for in contemporary style.

Grey Wood Flooring Trends

Add Elegance with Herringbone Parquet Flooring

Most people associate Herringbone Flooring with sophisticated homes, and a timeless style that’s hard to match. In fact, it’s been popular for centuries. The design can be traced back to as early as the 16th Century. Zig-zag laid Parquet beautifully finishes any space, whether you go for a lighter grey oak or an oiled, more rustic style. And its added durability makes it perfect for floors that will see a lot of traffic over the coming years.

Herringbone Parquet Wood Flooring Trends

Go Rustic with Distressed Wood Flooring

Although this style is no newcomer, as with all good things it has made its way back around for 2018. Its moderately worn appearance looks beautiful in a room that pulls off a rustic look. A charming look, and something a little bit different, Distressed Wood Flooring is a simple way to get your desired look.

Distressed Wood Flooring Trends

Get a Mature Look with Wide Wood Flooring

Our final trend for 2018 is Wood Flooring with wide planks. A classic style that more and more people are leaning towards, you can achieve an authentic smartness that many prefer to contemporary narrow-panelled flooring. They’re perfectly places in airy, lofty areas to emphasise the size of the room. And they look great in either cold or warmer colours.

See also: Narrow or Wide Planks?

Wide Wood Flooring

What other Wood Flooring trends have you noticed so far this year? If you’re using 2018 to spruce up your home or work space, order up to 4 free samples with Direct Wood Flooring to see which looks best!

For the hottest trends of 2018 – not just in the world of flooring – check out Pinterest’s top trends to try in 2018.