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Most people are delighted when they discover original pine wooden floorboards hiding under their carpets. However, what starts out as an exciting discovery doesn’t always lead to the dream floor that homeowners expect. Are pine wood floors durable and are they worth renovating? To answer this question, it’s time to go back and find out how the boards were made and originally used.
There is nothing more common than pine when it comes to wood species. But this pine floor is now extraordinary beautiful. We are a bit reluctant when we are called to restore the original pine boards as many times the expectations are similar to ones for a hardwood floor. There are some aspects related to these which have to be considered.
We were called to restore these original pine boards. Due to repeated interventions during the past decades of plumbers and electricians the degradation process was accelerated for this floor.
There is a special and unmatched look found only with the refinishing of original pine floors. Yet many are disappointed when these floors start to lose part of their clean and sharp look. And this is quite normal as pine is a softwood actually one of the softest.