NY Good Questions: Will Dark Hardwood Floors Make the Room Look Smaller?

NY Good Questions: Will Dark Hardwood Floors Make the Room Look Smaller?

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Maxwell Ryan
May 6, 2008

Dear AT,

I am buying an apartment and am planning to replace the floors.

The apartment is on the 2nd floor and faces north, which means it gets average sunlight.

I love dark hardwood floors, but am worried that putting them in will make the room look smaller.

I'm planning on painting the walls either a slate gray or light taupe, so hopefully the walls will open the room up?

I've attached a photos of one of my flooring options.

Thanks! Cindy

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