October 29, 2015

Hardwood flooring & area rugs: a perfect match

Living space defined by comfortable area rug
Time and again we've heard people wish they could install hardwood, engineered or laminate wood flooring in their Indianapolis home but they shy away because they have high ceilings or an open flooring concept. People are often afraid to use wood floors in large spaces because of the noise factor. In some cases people like the look of a wood floor but are concerned about comfort and warmth. If you share these concerns, let Indianapolis hardwood flooring store Kermans reassure you.

Our best tip for making a wood floor work in any size room? Area rugs

Area rugs don't always come to mind when you think about flooring but they are one of the most versatile flooring choices you have. Area rugs require minimal installation and can be installed on top of any existing flooring - tile, hardwood, even carpet. Area rugs are a natural pairing with hardwood floors - particularly in large spaces.

Installed on top of wood flooring, area rugs can 

  • define living areas
  • add softness and comfort
  • increase warmth
  • quiet noise
  • bring a touch of color or pattern to a room's design

area rug adds a touch of softness to the hardwood floor in a bedroom

Kermans Flooring store in Indianapolis got our start as an area rug store. We have the selection and price range to meet your needs. More than that, we have the knowledge to help you pair the right area rug with your wood floors. Whether you have design concerns, space concerns, noise concerns or all of the above - we can help you make wood flooring work in your home.

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Kermans Flooring offers a wide variety of wood flooring, tile, area rugs & carpet for every budget. Kermans is a proud family-run business that has served Indianapolis and surrounding areas since 1921. We invite you to our showroom!

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