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Coretec samples don't match pictures posted online?

5 years ago

Hi all,

Houzz has been a tremenedously useful reference in my renovation project.

The problem I'm running into is that when I see a physical flooring sample and then look online, the photos (both manufacturers' and consumers') bear very little resemblance to what I'm holding in my hand!

What I see online tends to look way darker. Is it that

a) the lighting or screen variations are making things look different, or

b) a full installation makes the tone look much darker than a small piece, or

c) am I dreaming?

Do I choose my floor color based on the 8" sample in my hand, or based on photos of installations?

I can't find anyone in my area with the colors I'm considering.

Thanks for your input.

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