All Discussions Tagged 'floor' (11)

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1856 original cedar floor help

We have just finished working on a room in our 1856 Greek Revival home and need help with how to liven up the original cedar floor.  We don…

Started by Cynthia George

0 Apr 7

Why is the center of my floor a different color?

Hello all, We are trying to unravel several oddities in our "new" home, which we believe was built in the 1920s.  In the center of the par…

Started by Shawn and Jessica Dow

4 Feb 23, 2017
Reply by Franz

RE: article on upgrading to radiant floor heat

My 2 story has ideal hidden south facing roof for radiant panels and a small solar panel to power a recirc pump loop between the panel and…

Started by india white

2 Oct 14, 2016
Reply by Walden Smith

Floor Drain/ Sump pump

I recently moved in to an old old, dated 1902. There is an old cistern filled with dirt and an old tile around the house. I assume there's…

Started by Justin Bares

4 May 8, 2016
Reply by Randall Marder

"moisturizing" old attic plank flooring

I have a large attic in my wood frame, late 19th century, Victorian house. The floor is unfinished wood plank, and I believe it is original…

Started by Daniel

8 Jan 4, 2015
Reply by Daniel

Tung Oiling floors - need pointers

Well it's almost time to finish the kitchen. We screened the original wood floors from our 1850 farmhouse. They look nice and have a great…

Started by Jessica Lemmon

25 May 8, 2013
Reply by Colleen

1920 to 1950's Magnesite Restoration

We are restoring and finishing Magnesite flooring for over 30 years. In the San Fernando area, Glendale, Burbank, Los Angeles area. I would…

Started by magnesite

0 Jun 29, 2012

repair questions for tile floor in dining room (1890-1910?)

  The dining room floor in our house is  1/4"X 2" X 4+" terra cotta tile laid very tightly edge to edge in a herringbone pattern wiht a bor…

Started by cblehmann

4 Feb 13, 2012
Reply by cblehmann

Arts and Crafts Bungalow located on second floor

I purchased an typical two-story building in a small Kansas town.  The first level is a conventional turn-of-the-century design with high c…

Started by Swede

0 Jun 17, 2010

Need help w/sources, interior floor plans for 1820's brick federal

I am in the research and planning stages, hoping to do a restore on a ca. 1827 brick federal. It has cast iron over doors & windows wit…

Started by Leah Acosta

0 Nov 17, 2009


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