It occurred to me that as much as I ranted and raved over our hardwood floors, the process of having them refinished and how wonderful they looked in the end on my Instagram feed and over Facebook I never shared our floors on the blog! I found this shot from the day we moved into our house, as you can see our floors had a weird orangey glow. Most areas of our floor had some slight water damage or staining from unknown substances (EW) and the varnish was very worn away in most areas.
LOOK at that adorable baby and that handsome man! Grayson was sooooo little the day we moved in and I was soooooo bad at working my camera back then! Ha! Literally all of the pictures from that day were so blurry! Our kitchen had not one but three layers of linoleum and one layer of underlayment on top of the hardwoods but we took a risk and pulled it up and wouldn’t you know, hardwoods throughout.
The afternoon that the floor guy finished I ran around snapping photos so we could start moving our furniture back in.
The stain color we chose was called “wenge” it’s a dark stain with a purpley/red undertone. I loooove the way it loos against our white trim and grey walls.
We felt so excited to get our floors refinished and we felt so blessed to be able to pull it off, but boy were we so glad to have the floors done and the floor guy out of our house! We just felt so much freedom in being able to walk around the main floor of our home.
So far the floors have been holding up nicely. They’ve made a huge impact on the way our house looks and I feel confident that our floors are protected.
Have you guys ever had your hardwood floors refinished? How did it go?