We have been (mostly Jim...I just help lay out the boards and cut an end every now and then) working hard to get the floor finished in the family room. This room took 3 days to complete. First, Jim had to work the transition from the Kitchen into the room. There were a lot of… Continue reading On The Home Improvement Front – We Have a Floor!
Hey Everyone Again, While I'm on a roll I thought I'd post an update on the Home Improvement front. Jim took off a few days and started putting in the baseboard trim... The floor is complete in the Living room and Dining room (awesome!) and the only things left to do now are the baseboards,… Continue reading Floor Progress – The Baseboard!
Hey Everyone! Jim and I talked about getting this little technique on camera, in case you do your own wood floor installation some day and need to borrow this idea! This came about after several unsuccessful attempts at trying to 'close the gaps' in between the boards. My husband really is quite clever! See the… Continue reading Wood Floor Installation – Jim’s Technique for Closing Gaps!
Hey All! Me again here! We are still working away on our MAJOR home improvement project and today I wanted to share with you how we are changing the direction of our wood floor installation. If you recall, Jim had started the floor with a long run going from the living room all the way… Continue reading Adding the Spline and Changing Directions on our Wood Floor Installation
Hi Everyone! We (mostly Jim) started laying down our new wood floor! Whoot! The floor we chose is rustic maple in a natural finish. I had a dickens of a time (does anyone say dickens anymore?) finding a pre-finished floor that would coordinate with the wood that already exists in the house. This maple, with… Continue reading Home Improvement — The Floor Begins!