Hardwood Flooring - Clean? Refinish? - Flooring - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Flooring


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-31-2013, 08:21 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 12

Hardwood Flooring - clean? refinish?

Currently in the middle of a bathroom remodel. The door floor threshold is a transition from hardwood to tile. The second piece of hardwood is original (see photos). It is stained or scratched, not sure. I tried a hard cleaning with soap and a toothbrush - helped a little but no luck. Any ideas how to clean better? Does it need to be sanded and refinished? I really don't want to remove/replace the hardwood pieces and all adjacent trim.
Attached Thumbnails
Hardwood Flooring - clean? refinish?-dsc06066-resize.jpg   Hardwood Flooring - clean? refinish?-dsc06068-resize.jpg  


Windgate9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2013, 09:37 AM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 33,361
Rewards Points: 11,848

If you use a marble threshold most of that would be covered up.


joecaption is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2013, 12:06 PM   #3
JazMan's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Troy, Michigan
Posts: 5,601
Rewards Points: 5,118

How do you plan to finish the tile? A marble threshold would be the best way, but you'd want to remove the one piece of wood and replace it with ply, then add your concrete backer or membrane.

TILE GUY - retired- TROY, MI - Method & Product suitability consulting.

MARBLE from ITALY & GREECE - PERLATO - PERLATINO - BOTTICINO - THASSOS - SIVEC - VOLAKAS - CALACATTA - NAXOS - Slabs - Tiles - Custom containers marmo.sicilia@yahoo.com
JazMan is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hardwood flooring installation horsthelmut Flooring 9 05-12-2012 12:21 AM
Hardwood Flooring Repair pkyne78 Flooring 1 05-10-2012 04:19 PM
Hardwood flooring cupping Brian Lewis Flooring 14 12-06-2010 02:19 PM
Diagonal plank subfloor preparation for Hardwood Flooring? Fingers Flooring 3 11-26-2009 11:03 AM
Hardwood Flooring transition msfmatt Flooring 2 05-21-2009 07:57 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1