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A very bossy article about using woodfiller on hardwood floors

A very bossy article about using woodfiller on hardwood floors

Where do you get your wood floor advice? And how do you know you are renting a quality sander? A DIYer named Tim trusted his local general rental store to guide him. He bought a $25 consult session on Pete’s Hardwood Floors Help Hotline and we talked him through how to fix his ‘plaid’ floor from their defective sander. Lesson learned.

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“But the guy in the hardware store said…”

We had a customer with a very challenging floor. What should have been a one-day sand took three days of excruciating work. But the customer was a trooper and didn't cut any corners; he followed our advice and he managed to truly save that floor. Here's what happened....

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“Can I just recoat this floor?”

This rare shellac alligator pattern is a historic relic. In the earliest part of the last century, shellac was readily available and commonly used on floors, but it was always coated with a layer of paste wax. But shellac isn’t a great wood protector and maintaining...

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Can you change the color of wood filler after it’s been varnished?

Chris’s contractor in Scotland filled hardwood floor gaps with woodfiller but the color doesn’t match. It’s our privilege to talk to people all over the U.S…. and sometimes even all over the world about their wood flooring adventures and problems.

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