How to: Restore Hardwood Flooring

There were a few painful but necessary steps before we were ready for the "fun" part of restoring our floors. In the kitchen, we removed 6 (yes, 6!) layers of flooring which you can learn about here → How to: Remove Linoleum Flooring or if you have pieces of hardwood that need replaced we can help you with that … Continue reading How to: Restore Hardwood Flooring


How To: Repair Hardwood Floors

After deciding to restore our hardwood floors we naturally ran into some hiccups. Apparently years ago there was a fire in our house so instead of replacing the damaged hardwood it was covered with plywood. Cody was still determined to restore the natural floors so we bought a bundle of unfinished redoak hardwood flooring and got … Continue reading How To: Repair Hardwood Floors

How to: Remove Linoleum Flooring

After removing 6 (yes, 6) layers of flooring in the kitchen we uncovered our last layer, linoleum. There are a few precautions to keep in mind while handling old linoleum floors. In the early 1950's the mineral asbestos became popular to use in building materials such as insulation, roofing shingles, cement pipes, ceiling tiles and flooring. Lung cancer and … Continue reading How to: Remove Linoleum Flooring