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Pamela60067 11-02-2012 11:33 AM

Wood Floor Faded from the sun
 
My wood floor has faded from the sun near the patio door. What makes it worse is the floor under the area rug is not faded! I'm assuming I should put up shades to reduce the sunlight shinng on the floor? Or should I pull up the rug so the floor all fades evenly? What else can I do? Thanks!:(

joecaption 11-02-2012 11:35 AM

Solor guard tinting work well.

Pamela60067 11-02-2012 11:37 AM

Where do I buy that and what is it?

joecaption 11-02-2012 11:42 AM

Lowes, Home Depot, on line, just Google it.
It's a film that goes over the glass on the window.

repairlady 11-02-2012 04:30 PM

I have a large oriental rug in my family room which has no curtains but I had 3M solar tinting applied to my windows and there is no fading. I did not do the install myself, I had it installed.

zakany 11-02-2012 04:30 PM

What type of wood?

Different species change color at different rates and in different ways.

If I were in your shoes, I would leave the rug off and wait. If it took years to get that way, though, it may take years for it to even out somewhat. The rate of color change does slow down with exposure time.

Canarywood1 11-02-2012 06:45 PM

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Originally Posted by Pamela60067 (Post 1043201)
My wood floor has faded from the sun near the patio door. What makes it worse is the floor under the area rug is not faded! I'm assuming I should put up shades to reduce the sunlight shinng on the floor? Or should I pull up the rug so the floor all fades evenly? What else can I do? Thanks!:(




+1 to what joecaption said.


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