Friday, July 31, 2009

Refinishing floors

Applying sealer

In action!

First coat of polyurethane

MUCH better!
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Fireplace demo

This was the mess in the LR

The only remaining wood is behind the doors on the main part of the FP
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Demo in Sam's room

Rear wall

Closet wall

Each piece of paneling was individually nailed to the wall with 16d finish nails. For the non construction inclined, that means they nails were really big and it was all I could do to get the boards off the wall without snapping each one. We are going to either try and re-sell the wood or re-purpose it.
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MBR floor. Stain is gone!

Note all of the dust "pixies" in the picture

They look so much better!
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More Floors Before

Jack's room during carpet removal

Master bedroom

Master bedroom
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Floors Before

Dining Room

Living Room

Living Room - Front Door

Sam's Room
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Please note the same curtains that my Mother had back in the late 70's/early 80's

Yes, the brown carpeting is going to be coming out
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Dining Room

Archway leading into DR from LR

Another bay window
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Master Bedroom

More brown carpeting

Yep, lots of work ahead of me

Every room has these wood valences above the windows complete with flourescent lighting
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Ultra modern pink

Pink tub complete with pink butterflies

More pink
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Jack's Room

Beautiful brown carpeting
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Sam's Room Before

Lovely wood paneling.

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Living Room Before

Fireplace before

Bay window

Front door
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