Floor Restoration Begins

It feels like Christmas when you peel back two layers of carpet to reveal the original oak floors. Our smiles faded a bit, though, when we unwrapped the rest and discovered a lot of damage. Whole sections of the floor need to be replaced. We’re being stubborn about keeping as much of the original house as possible, so here we go! The big question is–what will it look like after a good sanding and staining? Fingers and toes are crossed.

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The home is a Spanish style built in 1929. This wood is less popular now so it took a few calls to find it. I suppose nobody wants to spend time putting in such thin boards.

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The boys also did some work on the wall in the master bedroom. There was wood rot near an old wall A/C unit so they tore it all out and replaced the wood.

Floor sanding happens this week!

Have you had experience with a project like this? Please share below!

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