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bweissglass

04:49PM | 06/11/00
Member Since: 06/10/00
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Hi. The entryway to my house has a slate floor. The problem is that its ugly - dingy brown/gray/black. Is there anyway to refinish the floor? How about putting something over it (I only have about 1/2 inch before the door wouldn't open over a raised floor), painting a faux finish on it, etc.? It looks like it has a polyurethane surface. What type of prep is needed before considering a refinishing project? Or is there a way to strip and brighten/lighten up the color? This may be as much a decorating question as it is a how to question, so any ideas would be welcome.
Thanks,
Barry Weissglass

mom4boyle

03:35PM | 11/30/13
Member Since: 11/30/13
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The entry, front hallway and joining powder room have the original blue,green, grey slate floor. Some of the grout is discolored w/built up dirt. How can I freshen it up. It's approx. 40 years old?
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