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Revisted: DIY Painted Wooden Floor

  1. Leslie says:

    I think it’s lovely and I don’t mind the distressing, either–but I can understand wanting it to be perfect.

  2. I’ve loved this project for 2 years! I think it looks great, the scratches don’t bother me. I’ve got some ceramic tile floors I’m itching to paint…this it’d work the same?

  3. Wendy says:

    I love the idea of painting wood floors. The distressing does give it some personality, but having them perfect does give them a more “finished” look.

  4. dan weis says:

    has anyone ever thought of using deck paint?its made for abuse and harsh conditions

  5. Chelly says:

    Hi Camilla,

    We are creating a “teen room” for our son. We removed the yucky carpet to reveal unfinished hardwood. However the previous owners knew they were going to install carpet so they weren’t careful when they painted.

    We decided to paint the floor and stumbled upon your blog:) The salesman told Dear Hubby that the gloss would be slippery and suggested satin. Did you find the floor slippery?

    Also thanks for the update regarding the wear and tear.

    • effortless says:

      Hi Chelly,

      I have actually had no problems with the gross finish. It’s not like you are going to get a gym floor finish so it’s really not slippery, but you do get a nice shine to it. I have had that people that go with satin finishes on painted floors or stained wood floors really have a problem with satin. Satin finish shows off every little scuff. You get marks all over!

      C

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