Flooring

OH, HAPPY DAY!

Sanding Floor

Today is the day! The floor staining has begun!! Can you tell we are excited?!

Soon, our light maple colored hardwood floors will be nice, rich dark walnut. And once the polyurethane smell has hit the road, then it’s time to start moving in our furniture that’s been in our climate controlled storage unit since April 1st. We miss it.

Check out our flooring process here, here and here.

Image courtesy of iStock.

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7 Comments

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    brandt @ New House on the Blog
    November 2, 2010 at 10:23 am

    Good Luck! Obviously you’ll have before/after pictures, plus details of the entire process, yes? We’ve got plans to do this, so hearing your ups and downs helps a ton!

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      Ashley
      November 2, 2010 at 7:34 pm

      Absolutely!! We’ll be sure to share the entire run down.

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    Ashley Seick
    November 2, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Are you guys tackling this yourself, or having some pros do it?

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      Ashley
      November 2, 2010 at 7:31 pm

      While we love a good DIY project, we are definitely leaving this one to the pros! ; )

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    Cait @ Hernando House
    November 2, 2010 at 3:22 pm

    Hooray floor staining!! I’m so excited for you!

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    Barb Brown
    November 3, 2010 at 6:02 am

    Oh….I forgot about there might be some fumes…..so how low does it take for that to go away? Can’t wait to see it all done!!

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      Ashley
      November 3, 2010 at 10:50 am

      We can’t wait either! We’ve heard of people staying out of their house for up to two (or even three!) weeks. I’m sure it depends on the project though. So we are just going to play it by ear.

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