Our kitchen floor is painted black and needs to be re-sealed. As you can see in the pics, the wood is becoming more and more gouged. There are splinters as the wood keeps chipping, and the look of it has gone way beyond shabby-chic distressed.
My wife and I moved in a year ago with the floor this way, so we don't know how they did the job originally. How should we repaint the floor? What works best to fill in the gouges? Do we use oil paint...? Do we put a coat of polyurethane over that?
Any advice would be much appreciated! This will be a major weekend project for us!