Hi all,
When we bought our 1939 house we were lucky - we salvaged our original narrow plank oak floors throughout the house. Some was covered by carpet, some open and redone 10 times...
We had everything sanded and done professionally on the main floor. The men did an amazing job. They also found same quality NEW flooring for the 25 y/o addition, sanded and stained it at the same time and you cannot tell the difference!
Now - we have left with the 2nd floor and stairs... Everything is original and does not look too bad except for stairs which I suspect at some point in time ware also covered by carpet (small holes here and there..)
We do not want to make a huge project out of it as on the 2nd floor is our bedroom and generally low traffic area. But we would like to freshen it up and preserve. What would you suggest for the floors, steps, trim? Can I cover them with a fresh coat of polyurethane? What type? What prep is needed.. etc...
Thank you very much.