Tag Archives: flooring

Mask or Embrace the Lumps & Bumps?

I’ve come to terms with the fact that the concrete floors in the basement just are what they are. And what they are is lumpy & uneven. Long ago I made peace with the fact that I won’t ever have … Continue reading

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Leveler & Subfloor

So many things to post about! I’ve got about 5 different drafts going right now but none of them are quite ready for primetime. BLAST! In the meantime…. Recommend your favorite below grade self-leveling floor leveler (to even out a … Continue reading

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Setbacks & Realizations

Another weekend spent working on the house closer to being done closer to moving less than we had before This weekend brought a mixed bag of outcomes. We made progress in certain areas but faced disappointing setbacks in others. Two … 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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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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