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Just bought a new home. The previous owners did a remodel in the kitchen and family room but I feel like they did a poor job with the floors. The house was built in the 1920s and the older part has oak floors in a blonde finish. In the kitchen / family room they did maple with a metallic pecan finish. The issue is the floors directly butt up from the entryway/hallway and dining room to kitchen. The colors are just close enough that it looks like they attempted to match and failed.

The other issue is from the entry way you can see the in straight line the entryway, kitchen and family room.

Also you can't see a dangerous drop down from the kitchen to the family room because it appears like a continuous floor until you are on your butt

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How would you suggest I fix this issue?

Refinish the old oak floor to match the new maple floors? For a uniform look with a modern edge
Refinish all floors and pick a uniform finish? For a traditional uniform look
Decorative boarder / transition piece at the hallway / dining room entry ? To create a better transition and make the two different floors looked planned
Replace the kitchen floor with a period correct tile like carrar marble? To create defined spaces and remove the correct invisble step down from the kitchen to the family room


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Betsy Krech

Kitchen to hallyway/dinning
Posts: 3 | Registered: Mar 11, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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