Since installing herringbone floors is a time-and labor-intensive process, they’re more common in high-end projects in Singapore than in the average middle-class home. New homeowners are appreciating the added value – aesthetic and monetary – that hardwood floors bring to a home.
Consumer concerns about sustainability, quality, safety, and environmental factors are more easily addressed when a hardwood is domestically grown and milled. Plus, Singapore offers an unrivaled range of readily available species suitable for hardwood flooring.
Whether light or dark, gray stains bring out any wood’s natural grain and texture,” says interior designer John Tan. “Grays are versatile and timeless – quiet and soothing colors that recede into the background without losing personality or becoming faceless. They work in any style decor, yet always look modern.