Nearly all old or damaged hardwood floors can be repaired by skilled contractors, which may save you a pretty penny on installing new flooring. However, a few key signs indicate when total replacement is necessary: floors with structural subfloor issues; extreme movement between wood boards; and floors that have been sanded too many times, revealing nails or weak joints.
A dark hardwood ceiling makes this guest room cozy and chic. Recessed lighting and light from the large window reflect onto the ceiling for a dramatic effect. The furnishings are attractive yet simple to keep the focus on the ceiling architecture.
Nicole Curtis removed the old carpet to reveal beautiful, original pine floors. The refinished hardwoods plus the new furnishings work together to make the living and dining rooms comfortable, functional and stylish.
The fireplace screen captures a natural, modern aesthetic and mimics the look of branches, coordinating with the wood slab coffee table. Hardwood fireplace surround, a floating mantel and a matching wooden armchair complete the design.