All Discussions Tagged 'floors' (11)

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Floor restoration options - Please help

Hi all, Hoping this community can help me! We recently purchased a home built in 1865 and while there are still many beautiful and origina…

Started by Stephanie

7 Aug 13, 2017
Reply by Stephanie

Identify Old Floors in Kitchen

We are currently in the process of remodeling the kitchen of our circa 1890 home. After removing layers of linoleum we have begun to uncove…

Started by Austin Litteral

6 May 10, 2017
Reply by Randall Marder

Do I use a sealer on 227 year old pine floors - Sanded.

I have 227 year old, probably white pine floors throughout my house.  I just sanded and will be using Zar's Classic oil based polyurethane.…

Started by Pamela Logan

3 May 10, 2017
Reply by Randall Marder

Finishing Basics for Woodwork & Floors

Hi everyone! Here's a great how-to article that's in our May issue of Old House Journal. If refreshing your wood floor is on your spring to…

Started by Emily O'Brien

3 Jul 13, 2016
Reply by StoneHouseGuy

Flooring replacement

Hello My wife and I bought a duplex built in 1903, located in Indianapolis. So far we are having a great time renovating it (we found out…

Started by Mark W

6 Nov 4, 2015
Reply by Mark W

Do I need to add soundproofing layer under new hardwood flooring?

Hello everyone: We had major water damage and are working with our insurance company to replace the original hardwood flooring. I am insis…

Started by Gretchen Guard

3 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by Lair Tienter

Aluminum Paint for Exterior Primer news

After reading about using aluminum paint as an exterior  primer  for 3' up on wood walls over crawl spaces wiht dirt floors, I couldn't fin…

Started by cblehmann

2 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by cblehmann

Sagging floors in 140 year old home

I'm interested in buying this 140 yr old farmhouse in Michigan. It is a 2 story, Michigan basement home with sagging floors on 2nd floor in…

Started by Jennifer D.

7 Nov 2, 2009
Reply by Jennifer D.

Refinishing wood floors

When we did the restoration work on our 1890's Queen Anne the floors were refinished with a polyurethane finish. It has held up well on the…

Started by Gary Duncan

4 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Gary Duncan

Local Resources

Something I think might be missing from this forum is an exchange of local specialists and contractors. I've had some good contractors and…

Started by Nicholas J. Lowe

3 Aug 23, 2009
Reply by jane


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