When selecting the floors for my new home, what are the basics regarding butting different types of floors?
The most basic principle of butting floors is to have as few as possible! When different materials, finishes or colors are adjacent to one another, their joint appears as a dark line. This line is very pronounced on the floor. And, the more lines on the floor, the choppier the space becomes. Sometimes lines are desired in order to make one material pop giving that material more importance over another. This intentional design feature works well but do not overwhelm the home with too many of them! Strategic planning in making thresholds blend from one rooms flooring to anothers flooring is critical to a well designed home. The best place to begin the planning is at the front door! The foyer will set the look and tone of your home so make your choice based upon the impression you wish to convey to your guests, therefore, formal vs. informal. Once the material is chosen, determine if this material can be carried further into the home and crossover into the adjacent spaces so that the main
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