I just recently purchased a fix-it up home, and have 2 flooring questions, as I've uncovered a nightmare!
1. 1930's home, all hardwood floors. Have ripped up carpet and all is in good condition except front room and dining. In front of the entry door, the floor is BLACK and wood is decayed. Can I cut this out, and install some sort of tile as a small entry without ruining integrity of floor? I can sand and refinish the rest.... Keep in mind, I am a novice.
2. Kitchen-- tiles appear to be 1950's? Yellowed 12" with gold running through. Most are all fully intact. What options for new flooring suggested without removing existing floor? Vinyl, Laminate? I want to keep the project relatively inexpensive, as I am fixing up for investment purposes, but don't want to slap on something cheap, that looks cheap....
I am desperate for advice? I am a novice, and am beginning to wonder just what have I done? Before this, my toolchest contisted of a screwdriver and a hammer --- what I learn daily..... Thanks, Jennifer
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