Suffice to say, it’s critical to see your new floor in the right light, right from the start.
Begin by becoming aware of the different types of lighting in the stores you shop. Next, more than anything else, try to view your selections where the light most closely resembles that of your home.
Step 1: Know what kind of light you have in your home
Fluorescent, the long tubular ones, and most commonly the plain old “cool white” fluorescents, are generally found in kitchens, baths, basements, launder rooms and workshops. With tubular fluorescent lights, light hits the floor from many points, eliminating shadows and washing out some texture.