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A Camp Washington Restoration: The Floors!

3071 Sidney has a gorgeous central staircase from the 1st to the 3rd floors. Someone painted it dark red and white. The steps are painted red too!

When Adam bought 3071 Sidney Avenue in April 2019, the 3-story home still had its original yellow pine flooring.

Ask any historic home owner. They will agree that original woodwork and wood floors are important to the character of their home. Plus, the beautiful color, luster, texture and grain of old wood is beyond compare.

During a home restoration project, if the original wood floors are still there, there comes a point when you need to assess their overall condition and decide what you are going to do with them.

If the condition is good, wood floors are prime candidates for refinishing and restoration, especially if you know some tips and tricks… Read more