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    We are looking at getting floorboards but I don't love any in the particular engineered floor board DH thinks is worth getting. We used to have bamboo boards in a warm kind of jarrah reddish colour but the boards scratch and dented so much in 2 yrs that we won't go bamboo again.

    The flooring place said the reddish tones are no longer the fashion , DH likes spotted gum but the natural variation in board colour bothers me, it looks a bit of a mish mash.

    So how did you pick your colour? (We have a mixture of light and dark wood furniture which makes it hard too).

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    We have spotted gum and very happy with it. Everyone who comes over comments on how nice it is

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    We have solid Blackbutt floors and love them. Wouldn't change anything apart from may be going a medium gloss next time. We have high gloss and they do scratch quite a bit. Apart from that the colour is beautiful and a lot of people comment on it. Here is a pic of them (and DS losing his pants!)
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    Flooring is haaaaarrrrrrddddddd to choose! We have large chocolate brown matte ceramic tiles. I detest them. They look good when they are clean but they literally need mopping every single day, which of course does not happen. DH finally agreed that we could replace them with floorboards. Well, I've now been into 3 different flooring shops and left more confused than ever! I can't decide what I want, I've got no idea of colour. So not much help, but I sympathise with you predicament.

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    @TeamCarts we can't have solid wood floor being in an apartment apparently - or some such reason according to DH. Blackbutt isn't available in tectonic as it's mainly engineered oak or spotted gum.

    @Mummy12, do you notice the different coloured boards? I'll try to post a pic of what our boards might look like if you can tell me if yours are similar.
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    These are the boards we are looking at.

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    Yeah ours are similar to that. I will take a picture if you like

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    Just for a different tone entirely, we have these throughout our house and love them.

    http://www.royaloakfloors.com.au/floorboards/driftwood/

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    And these are our actual boards. Very trendy atm.

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