Kitchen Ideas :Dark wood floor kitchen in Kitchen. banquette seating built in banquette built in curved bench.
Dark wood floor kitchen has become extremely popular. However, they are the most practical for busy families. Dark wood floor kitchen showed dust and dents and very difficult to keep clean. Checks and cracks which are natural characteristics of wood are magnified on dark floors. Especially ones with a high-gloss finish. Even the slightest imperfection in the subfloor will be displayed in the hardwood flooring when the sunlight hits a dark floor at the right angle. Since dark floors show so much dust, the tendency for homeowners is to over clean their floors. It’s causing a buildup of cleaning residue which will leave a film on the floor. Even good hardwood floor cleaners that claim they do not leave a residue will if the floor is clean too much. Limit your cleaning to once a week and use a paper towel to buff the floor when a film is noticed. Dark shiny floors are impossible to repair small dents and scratches. Penetrate the finish are very noticeable and nothing can be done to repair them other than replacing the entire board. Even when the dent or scratch penetrates the finish and a repair can be done. No matter what is done the repair will still stick out like a sore thumb. The repaired area will typically have a lower gloss than the rest of the floor. So it’ll be just as noticeable if not more than it was prior to the repair taking place art. On a dark floor, you need not to worry, there are less maintenance options out there. One suggestion would be to opt for a flooring option with a lower gloss that will help hide the dust and imperfections in the wood. But will still require more maintenance than a lighter hardwood floor. The beauty of a dark wood floor kitchen with a low gloss is that dents and scratches can usually be repaired with something as simple as a stain marker.