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How to match unfinished stairs to finished wood floors?

rita_kuklaNovember 6, 2012
We are thinking of installing prefinished hardwood floors in our new home. it's a stain of brown/grey(MERCER Red Oak - Eclipse in the matte wire brushed finish) Do the red oak stairs have to match and how I could have them stained/treated to match?
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Mint Design
You will never be able to get a match. I suggest staining them in the same family but quite a bit darker. They should look intentional. :)
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Jonathan Graham
You cannot match it, don't even try. Go with recommendation above.
    Bookmark   November 7, 2012 at 6:58AM
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Oak & Broad
This is all good advice and I am a flooring maker :-) joel@eutree.com
    Bookmark   November 7, 2012 at 7:40AM
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