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Inspiration for a contemporary painted wood straight staircase in London. — Houzz

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Laura Wheat added this to 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Home's Original Floorboards
Go back to blackIf your property is already flooded with natural light or you’re keen to embrace a dark and moody hue, black-painted boards could be for you. Black floors add drama and make it easy to introduce dark-toned timber furniture and luxe textures on fabrics and upholstery. Choose your finish carefully, as black gloss floors are notoriously difficult to keep in top condition. And remember that dark boards will highlight animal hair, so beware if you have a pale-coloured dog or cat!
Susan Redman added this to 10 Patterns to Paint on Your Floor
4. …or stripeIf you plan to paint a high traffic area such as a staircase, make sure you are comfortable with a certain degree of patina. That said, a strip of colour along the centre of the stairs is enough to re-paint after suffering months of heavy footfall.
Charlotte Duckworth added this to What Homeowners With Cats Need to Accept
You’ll regret your stylish dark flooringIt seemed like such a good idea at the time – varnishing all the floors in your home to a sophisticated rich brown. Then along came Puss, whose favourite habit is shedding mountains of snowy white hair. Your hand-held vacuum cleaner has never felt so wanted.Put an end to your biggest pet peeves

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Kathleen Blackwell added this to hallways
widen the stain portion, paint the sides white to hide the filled in holes from the
D M added this to Shore House
simple 'grit' stripe down center in outside stairs..i would choose more neutral color
Kathleen O'Connor added this to Kathleen's ideas
maybe reverse and have dark brown carpet on white steps is better idea given dogs
jeniferfc added this to painted floors
There's a lot of light blue, which I love, but I have to admit that going dark would probably do a better job of hiding dust.
Coy Barxon Interiors added this to hallways
playing with black and white, could do with grey and white

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