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An Old Maple Floor in Need of Some Love

  We work on many older maple floors dating anywhere from 1880s to 1940s, most requiring a few repairs here and there.  Often it’s just a one or two board repair for radiator holes, or possibly a 1′ x 2′ area where a pet has stained the floor.  Yet, once in a while, we run into a beautiful old maple floor that requires a more extensive repair job.  These projects […]

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Can Douglas Fir be Sanded?

  Homeowners frequently ask if their old, beat-up Douglas fir floor can be sanded.  They often think that, just because it looks terrible now, that it can’t be salvaged.  In reality, these old fir floors are often a gem waiting to be polished.  Ok, it takes a little more work than just a little polishing; however, many fir floors do still have a lot of life left in them.

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  • What our customers have to say…

    “We so appreciate Jim’s professionalism, honesty, respect, eye to detail, and woodworking skill. He is a perfectionist not only with the install but also with the cleanup at the end of each day. Our beautiful new floors have dramatically changed the look of our home and everyone who comes to visit will comment on the change. We are extremely happy with our new floors.”

    Ron and Carol Halverson, West Fargo, ND

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