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Updated: Aug 23, 2022

Hardwood flooring trends 2022 on mind? Wood floors have a charm like no other surface, every year the competition tries to improve their imitations such as porcelain, vinyl, and laminate, which challenges us to have better craftsmanship and innovative processes to achieve exclusive wood floors, from reactive stain techniques to old oak and much more.

2022 hardwood flooring trends

Every year I write an article based on new trends and this year wasn’t the exception, as many of you requested to create an updated "2022 Hardwood flooring trends" version. Keep in mind these tendencies as based on my experience and passion for hardwood flooring and may not apply to your city.

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During this new year, we will notice big changes in the hardwood flooring industry, we will also see how the same wood floors are used to create accents walls, ceilings, and staircases.

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Let’s begin with the newest trends of hardwood flooring 2022.

These are the top 6 trends in hardwood flooring this year

  1. Full of character

  2. Say goodbye to grays

  3. Parquet

  4. French oak

  5. The widest the better

  6. Pre-finish engineered

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FULL OF CHARACTER: Growing hardwood floor trend of 2022?

Hardwood flooring with plenty of character is becoming very popular. Wood flooring has several different levels of grading from premium to character. Planks with open knots, cracks, deeply brushed, darker marking whorls and clipped edges are on-trend. The rustic or character wood flooring will be one of the strongest trends for this year.

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Full of character the growing hardwood flooring trend of 2022

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SAY GOOD BYE TO GRAYS: Another hardwood flooring trend nowadays

Rich medium browns and natural finishes are the 2022 hardwood flooring trends! Natural finishes and browns are more flexible than grays, which means you can get more creative with your interior design. The look of unfinished wood (no stains) has been a preferred color by clients. Finishes like oil, matte, and very low sheen finishes have taken over with advantages such as hiding imperfections, and dirt.

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Good bye to greys another hardwood flooring trend 2022

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PARQUET: Made it hardwood flooring trends this year as well

Parquet flooring is very popular in Europe, you can see it in hotels, restaurants, museums, and more. This year designers and homeowners are using herringbone and chevron patterns to create a showpiece in different spaces, even using the patterns for walls or ceilings.

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One technique we do often is matching the chevron or herringbone color to create regular planks, that way the parquet floor can be installed in some areas of the home like the living room or dining room and the rest of the home with regular planks, maintaining the same shades for the parquet and regular planks. This avoids the space to busy with a lot of parquet.

The most popular ones are herringbone, chevron, and parquet the Versailles.

Parquet flooring always in hardwood flooring trends

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FRENCH OAK: Another leading trend in hardwood floors

French Oak is one of the most exquisite wood species. Our French Oak hardwood flooring uses only Oak from France because it has a higher tannins level than any other Oak around the world. The higher tannin reacts better in the aging process, giving the wood a beautiful patina and an aged look. We use character-grade French Oak because it has the most beautiful cracks, knots, and tight wood grains that no other wood can match. Each board is handmade with love and dedication.

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