Tag: flooring

This Wall is Coming Down! – Flooring

This would have been an easier job if I weren’t particular about our flooring. ¬†There I go, making things difficult again. ūüôā ¬†The existing wood flooring in the formal living room area was still in pretty good condition, but my need for consistency won over the opportunity of reusing or refinishing. ¬†The carpeted area in the family room was trash from the day we moved in. ¬†It had a huge stain on it in the main walkway from the previous owners, and it was always embarrassing to have someone over and see them look at it.

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1990’s Colonial

That’s a thing, right?

In trying to find the “style” of our home, I took a look around our neighborhood. ¬†It’s a pretty established neighborhood with hills, large(ish) lots, big trees, and a park. ¬†It fit all of our check boxes (with the exception of the one big grocery store in town that I hate) and it’s close to work, schools, and restaurants. ¬†The homes in our neighborhood were built between the 1960’s to the 1990’s, depending on the location. ¬†Ours is in the newer section and was built in 1993, and is considered a “large, expanded colonial.”

I thought maybe if I researched colonial homes, it may give me a bit more inspiration of what our style for this house was going to be. ¬†It doesn’t really make sense to have a house on the beach that’s decorated in mid-century modern style, or a cabin in the mountains that’s decorated with coastal decor, right?

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