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New Life for an Old Floor

How to prepare a wood floor for a new finish

Everything from determining whether your floor needs refinishing (or can it just be touched up) to picking the best floor finish is covered here. You'll also learn how to patch a damaged floor board.

New Life for an Old Floor

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