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How To Refinish Hardwood Floors Like A Pro

refinishing-hardwoods-diy The very first project we tackled upon arriving at our new house? Refinishing the floors! Before moving across the country, we actually got a quote to have them finished prior to our arrival… but that would’ve been too easy. I really wish that would’ve been the case, but I had to face the fact that our renovation budget isn’t huge, and the floor money would definitely mean sacrificing something else. We decided to do them ourselves and to my surprise… it was actually pretty simple! If you have the time and are willing to put in a little elbow grease, you can save a ton of money- a significant amount. Our house is 1,200 square feet and it’s pretty much all hardwood… the quote we received was around $4,000 and we spent $600 doing the project ourselves, so we ended up saving $3,400. Pretty insane, right?! Here’s everything you need to know about how to refinish hardwood floors like a pro. Continue Reading