Staircase Makeover

A staircase is often one of the first things you see when you step into a house so a staircase makeover can really set the tone for the rest of the decor. Today we’re sharing how we stripped and refinished our stairs.

Here’s a before of the hallway as it looked when I bought the house. The 80’s called and they wanted their wallpaper and blond oak trim back! No problem; we couldn’t wait to bring it into the current decade!

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10 Must-Do Steps Before Installing an Engineered Hardwood Floating Floor (Pt. 2)

Although there is no reveal at the end of this post, there’s an even bigger payoff – especially if you’re planning an upcoming flooring DIY – because it has some great tips to get you ready for a professional-looking engineered hardwood floating floor installation. Pin it for future reference and share it if you know someone who might be interested!

This second in our series on installing an engineered floating floor is all about the prep work. It assumes you’ve already selected and calculated the amount of engineered hardwood you need. If you missed the first part where discussed those things and gave you 12 tips to shopping for engineered hardwood floating floors, check it out now before you read on.

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