08:47PM | 11/27/02
Member Since: 11/27/02
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I just purchased a 6 year old home with a living room that is part wood plank floors and part carpet. I want to get rid of the carpet, is it possible to match the already laid wood flooring and make the room uniform or do I have to redo the whole room?


09:31AM | 12/06/02
Member Since: 01/31/02
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it's possible to match the floors but you'd probably want to hand this job out to a pro. If you're talking a small area, they can pull some of the old boards up and integrate them with the new ones...creating a less obvious new floor. If we're talking a large area, they can match the stain of the old floor and even distress them a bit. Good luck

Hardwood Guy

11:56AM | 12/06/02
Member Since: 11/30/02
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Sko has some ideas. However if the existing floor has seen the light of day chances are good you will not get a good color match due to the darkening of the material unless both areas are completely sanded and refinished.

Would this be an engineered or solid 3/4" hardwood floor?

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