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  1. Matching 1940s oak flooring

    Flooring
    I'm expanding my kitchen into an adjacent room by busting out a wall, and pondering what to do about the flooring. The adjacent room has 1 1/2-inch wide oak (the same as in the rest of the house), and the kitchen has heart pine. (See photo - the wall to the left will be removed.) Obviously...
  2. Repair or Replace these Oak floors???

    Flooring
    Ok....here it goes. At some point in time the previous home owner decided he had the skills to refinish the hardwood floors himself. It's a disaster. There's enough hair under the poly to make a wig for Elton John. Besides the hair and other foreign objects suspended in time under the poly...
  3. ready to refinish my old oak floors

    Flooring
    My floors are 86 years old and in good condition, but the existing finish (probably original to the house) is extremely dull and gray, peeling and chipping, and I can scrape it off easily with a putty knife in most places. I don't want to sand the wood, just remove -- or thoroughly clean -- the...
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