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 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
In reality I really AM NOT a Hoarder! I just play one every once in a while when the house goes under de-struction re-construction! LOL! This is our kitchen, circa 1960-70's, looking into the family room and down the basement stairwell (unfinished). Looking back into the dining room and living room from the kitchen... We… Continue reading Home Improvement Project – The Floor Moves Into The Kitchen!
Hey Everyone, It's been awhile since I've posted an update on our ground floor remodeling project so I thought it would be a good time to get caught up. The process is slow. We keep a busy schedule and the project gets done little bits at a time. We have (mostly Jim) pulled up the… Continue reading Home Improvement Project – Pulling up the old floor!
Picking a floor is HARD!!! Another week on the hunt for a great new wood floor has settled us on a contender! We stopped off at Menards and bought a box of this Hickory Hand Scraped...Hickory has a wide range of variegation in its natural state but when it is stained the variegation gets toned… Continue reading The Hunt For Floor Continues!
Hi Everyone! I am going to need some help picking out our new wood floor! There are SO MANY choices out there that I find it very overwhelming! Just HOW is someone supposed to go about choosing the RIGHT wood floor? We have narrowed our focus down to solid wood floors at least. Whew! And… Continue reading Help Us Pick A New Wood Floor!