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August 13, 2009

Reclaimed Parquet Floor

Filed under: DIY Project — DO or DIY @ 3:39 pm

Reclaimed Parquet floor

laying reclaimed flooring

Here are the pictures of the parquet floor as it was left by the floor layers. The floor-laying was almost completed. They worked on it for ten days and did a good job. I don’t understand why they decided to leave after ten days of work!

I have found another guy who is coming on Monday and will finish laying the edges.

Then the floor will be sanded at least twice, the gaps between the tiles will have to be filled (the parquet bits are old and some are uneven), then sanded again lightly. This will be followed by two coats of polyurethane varnish.

I don’t know how long this will take – but I really want a proper floor and a proper kitchen! I think I  had enough take-aways



It’s a total mess, isn’t it? The pictures above show the kitchen – the picture below will be the lounge or sitting room…

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