05:02PM | 03/14/00
Member Since: 03/07/00
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We are having new wood floors put in and were wondering what order things proceed. Do we put the floors down and have them finished before the walls are painted or vice versa. We've been told conflicting things by our contractor and painter.


09:24PM | 03/14/00
Member Since: 01/31/00
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I don't see any reason why it should matter to the painters if your new floor was installed. I personally would want to wait to get the floor installed until after painting was done. I am sure the painters would take precautions to protect your floor if you chose to paint first. I guess I just don't understand how the installation of your floor will affect the ability of your painters.


04:05AM | 03/15/00
Member Since: 03/07/00
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The only issue seems to be the dust that will build up on the wall while they are sanding the floor.


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