How to choose a laminate colour for your hallway

The hallway is often overlooked when decorating, yet it is one of the most important features in your home due to its use as the gateway between rooms. When decorated correctly, the hallway can speak volumes about the character of your home. The durability and wide range of laminate styles makes this the perfect choice, so here’s what to look for.

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Light hallways

The amount of light your hallway receives impacts your choice, with bright areas enabling you to be more flexible. Only go for darker shades if there is a lot of light; alternatively, you could play around with different lighting options to give you more flooring choice.

Whilst white may seem an obvious choice, it has a lack of practicality unless you are happy to spend a large amount of time cleaning scuffs and marks. Gold or natural colours work well, hiding scuffs whilst reflecting light if you find the right shade.

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Match the area

If you choose a natural wood shade, ensure that it matches any other items of wood within your hallway to create a seamless effect throughout.

One of the more fashionable choices is grey laminate flooring from stockists such as This can work really well, especially if you use bright accents of colour throughout the space.

If you want to make a feature out of your hallway, look no further than monochrome. Combining black and white creates a bold look that is becoming extremely popular.