Category Archives: Floors

Oh the Floor…

I have waffled back & forth about what to do with our basement garden apt. floor more times than I care to admit. {mmmmm….. waffles…} The decided solution was to just slap a coat of paint down and call it … Continue reading

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Hate. Lots & Lots of Hate.

I want to punch our risers in the face; if risers on staircases had faces (or would it be singular “a face”?) but they don’t, so I can’t. GAH! Yesterday I was chipper and optimistic. Today, not so much. We … Continue reading

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Review: JDL Floors

For our floor refinishing, we used JDL Wood Floors. This post details why we selected them, now onto the review. Overall, we were very satisfied with the service and quality of the job and would highly recommend them. Our floors … Continue reading

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Floors After!

As promised, pictures of the floors after they’ve been refinished. I forgot to do the 3rd floor, but it’s pretty much the same. I thought it was interesting how differently the newer wood took the stain compared to the older … Continue reading

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My New Toy!

Now that the floors are finished, we’re starting to prep for painting. I have a feeling the prep work will take longer than actually painting but having a good foundation is crucial. While we had the treads of the staircases … Continue reading

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Before the Poly

The stain went down after they finished day 2 of sanding (last Thursday). It was the very last thing they did before leaving and they stained their way out of the house (top to bottom, back to front, right out … Continue reading

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Stain Color??

Yesterday I told you what we picked for the top coat but I suppose it might be nice to know what exactly went on BEFORE the poly. Right? Well deal. Timeline so far: Wednesday: first day of sanding & we … Continue reading

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