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Re: Sanding/refinishing oak floor a DIY job?
I'll get photos of the floor(s) in question tonight after I get my hands on a better camera + while sunlight is still in the room. I tried taking them with my cell phone last night and it was nearly impossible to tell a shadow from discoloration.
The floors I'm referring to are in 3 bedrooms, a hallway which is currently still covered in carpet and a walk-in linen closet. Once the movers are finished I'll remove the carpet in the hallway and get a better idea of what shape that floor is in, but right now it appears as if the only problem areas are in the master bedroom, which is where I suspect most of the foot traffic has been in the past 30 years.
Having looked at it again last night, it might not need to be sanded/refinished as much as it needs to be cleaned in some way. High-traffic areas like right in front of the master bathroom door are very dark. Much darker and dirtier than areas like corners where furnature used to be. Almost like the floor was scuffed.
I'll try to get those photos tonight and post them tomorrow morning. I'd love to post them tonight but I don't have Internet access at the house yet, and my cell phone's reception is kinda "meh".