Examples of stain colors for wooden floors include ebony, dark walnut, pecan, red oak and moonshadow. Wood staining companies and floor installers often offer customers custom tints and sheen options that range from sati... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To stain wood floors, choose a stain color, test it on a section of the floor, remove the furniture, sand the floor, and sweep up the sawdust. Apply the stain and polyurethane, allowing ample drying time between applicat... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Some good colors for wood floors include natural, brown tones for a classic, rustic look or dark and black tones for a modern look. Natural brown colors include chestnut or walnut that are not stained. Stained, darker or... More » Home & Garden Decor
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