Today I had more meetings with contractors at the house (HKC Roofing, EverDry (again- they seem so shady to me), and Tri-State Roofing), so to kill time between the first and last I set out to reveal the full kitchen flooring; removing the last of the debris and linoleum flooring. Aside from a few holes from the old radiator heat pipes and an approximate 5′ x 2′ bad patch the floors will be beautiful once sanded and sealed. That bad patch would actually end up being under the cabinets, so I could just let it go (NOT).
Yellow pine tongue and groove is the sub floor of the entire house, except for the living and dining room where they laid oak on top of the pine sub floor. I plan to let that pine sub floor be my actual flooring and I most likely won’t stain it, allowing the natural color to come through the sealant coat that will be applied.
Only thing left to do with the floor is to remove the million staples used to put down the plywood that the old linoleum was adhered to. I’m hoping a few friends will want to bring their pliers and help me pull them out on Saturday (hint hint).