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refinishing hardwood floors - lowe's
hardwood floor refinishing is an affordable way to spruce up your space without a full replacement. learn if refinishing old sheets will also work. to begin, use a coarse 30-40 grit, then a medium 50-60 grit and finally a fine 80-100 grit.
how to refinish hardwood floors - the family handyman
refinishing hardwood floors in half the time and at half the expense of sanding. in fact, if you have an old finish from the days before polyurethane, your only then wipe away the sanding residue, mask around the test area, and give it a
how to refinish a 100-year-old wood floor home guides sf gate
dec 17, 2018 whether you've been admiring your old wood floor for years or you hardwoods were abundant in the early 20th century, so the quality you can do that only after you've sanded off the finish. you can reduce the amount you have to use
what to know before refinishing your floors - forbes
mar 31, 2014 after about 20 years, most hardwood floors start showing their age; why: to restore the wood's original appearance and shine, change its
refinishing old wood floors - a beautiful mess
i had never restored old wood floors before and had only a slight notion of the process from here's what the floors looked like just after the old, stained carpet was removed. best type of sander to use for refinishing old hardwood floors
making your wood floors look like new - the new york times
oct 15, 2016 since then, he has redone the living room floor in alternating stripes of gray, a playroom last year, emily cisz, a 32-year-old stay-at-home mother in hilton, and while solid hardwood floors can generally be sanded and
restoring hardwood floors after years of neglect and damage
jan 14, 2018 we repaired and restored 100-year-old hardwood floors that were beyond damaged and saved them i'm hesitating to post the before photos.
how to revitalize hardwood floors today's homeowner
most pre-finished wood floors are sealed with polyurethane, and the polymers in the revitalizer spread it smoothly and evenly and allow it to dry well before any traffic is allowed on it. live in a 1950's home with original hardwood floors.
what you need to know before refinishing old hardwood floors
jul 25, 2018 what you need to know before refinishing old hardwood floors after deep cleaning your floors, here's what you need to do to keep them in
what to expect when refinishing hardwood floors: before & after
what to expect when refinishing hardwood floors: before & after. the living room had original, solid hardwood floors dating back to 1930, when the bungalow
5 things to know before refinishing hardwood floors angie's list
feb 18, 2013 if you're planning to refinish a hardwood floor, use these tips to research and wood is a porous material, and when the old finish is stripped away, the floor will even then, extra care is needed to avoid scratching the floors.
refinish or replace your hardwood floors? - macwoods
jan 15, 2019 does your hardwood flooring need an upgrade? or, maybe you've got plain, old, oak planks and you'd like to upgrade to an exotic then, you may want to refinish your floors rather than go to the trouble of replacing them.
when hardwood floors are worth saving hgtv
hgtvremodels advises you on whether old hardwood floors are worth saving. "if 30 percent of (a floor like this) is bad, 50 or 60 percent will be bad after sanding. wood floor can go 20 or 30 years or more before needing to be refinished,
farmhouse floors - saving and refinishing 100-year-old wood
apr 11, 2018 staining old farmhouse floors - farmhouse floors - saving and all the downstairs were sanded down to remove the old finish and then stained. here's one of the old wood floors after sanding to compare to the new wood. restored the orig
how to refinish wood floors buffing hardwood - this old house
visit this old house to learn how to buff and refinish floors. buffing hardwood floors can be tricky, so if you've never used a buffer before, practice . after 10 minutes, brush more finish along the edge, then pour and roll again for 10 minutes.
5 worst mistakes of historic homeowners (part 2 floors)
dec 13, 2011 the typical buyer of an old or historic home is expecting hardwood floors. original floors that was patched…well, let's just say poorly, and then