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The Differences Between Chevron & Herringbone Flooring

Differences between chevron and herringbone

What Is Chevron?

To achieve a chevron patterned wood floor, planks are cut at 45′ angles and set against each other to form a “V” shape. Due to the  “V” shape, Chevron flooring is often used to make a room look wider or longer.

What is Herringbone?

Herringbone is created by placing rectangles in a staggered zigzag pattern, as shown on the left, it is commonly found in tilework and parquet floors.