Saturday, June 26, 2010

Wood Floors? Check.

As of Thursday night, we officially have hard wood floors throughout our house (except for our kitchen and our two bathrooms, which are tiled).  We finished the hard wood in Imani's room in just five evenings!

I can say "we" because I did learn how to use the new nail gun the other night.  I was wandering around the house picking up and Jason asked me if I wanted to try out the nail gun.    I was a little intimidated at first but then I decided to try it.  I normally don't do home improvement projects in sun dresses, I swear.

But I wasn't about to go change my clothes just to shoot a few nails into the floor.

Jason did the majority of the work though, and he busted his butt every night getting it done.

And of course, his biggest fan was right by his side.  Maggie didn't care that the nail gun makes a very loud noise.  She'll face any sort of danger just to be next to her dad.

The room looks great with the new floors.  Here is the before:

And here is the after (we still have to put the baseboard back up).

Next post?  We are losing the pink in Imani's room and giving it a whole new look. Stay tuned.


  1. Awesome job on those floors. They look great. Can't wait to see what color you paint it.

  2. It looks fantastic and I was going to ask about installing wood floors in a sundress, so I'm glad you explained. We put hardwood in our family room last December so I can fully and completely identify with how much work went into it. Well done!

  3. Wow that looks awesome! We need to start on our floors too. What a job that's going to be!

    Love it though!!

  4. svinch@twcny.rr.comJune 26, 2010 at 10:53 PM

    I absolutely Love the Hardwood floors in Imani's bedroom, it makes it look more Elegant! I never did like the carpeting (of course I don't like carpert anyway). Oh and just in case you guys get bored I could use some new hardwood floors put in , when you get the time>>>LOL

  5. I love it!
    You guys are sure workin' hard!

    And it shows! :)

  6. Woo hoo! Fabulous job, amazing difference and I can't wait to see the rest of the makeover. I think Imani must be thrilled to bits..I would be!

  7. We laid solid bamboo throughout our whole house. The job itself isn't hard....but soooo hard on the body. Ugh.

    Your floors look great. Much better than carpet.

  8. Stephenie,

    Jason (and you) did an awesome job! What a difference the hard wood floor makes in the room! Is she having fun sock skating? Looking forward to seeing what color you're going with.

    Your Friend,

  9. I love this, it looks so great!!! I have hardwood floors throughout my entire house, even the kitchen and the bathroom, and I think it just makes the rooms, especially the bedrooms, look so much brighter and cleaner! Y'all did a great job! Hope you have a great week! ~Andrea

  10. The floors look great! What a big difference.

  11. Those floors look great! What a big job!


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