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J187 10-26-2006 10:25 AM

Refinishing hardwoods
I've been waiting to do my baseboards and move my furniture into my house til I refinish the hardwoods. However, Its been something I've had to put off doing for a while now. I would have to put it off for at least another week or so too. What I am asking is, at this point, colder weather here in New England and all, should I just do the baseboard now and wait til spring to do the floors and be extra careful around the baseboards when I do? Any harm in leaving the floors with ALMOST no finish left at all through the winter? The rooms are a living/quite room - not the TV room - which will not be used all that much, and the hall leading down to the bedrooms.

Big Dave 10-26-2006 10:33 AM

I would just do it and get it over with. If you use a water base finish then there will be little to no off gassing and you can walk on it in as little as 4 hours. There is nothing wrong with doing it in the winter. It is actually better as it is lower in humidity.

Just my opinion, Dave.

J187 10-26-2006 10:35 AM

Cool. I'd rather be done w/ it too. Especiall considering it will be easier A. before baseboards are installed and
B. before furniture has to be moved.

Thanks dave.

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