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maple flooring

I am restoring an old library with 100 year old maple flooring. Due to extensive damage and penetrations from past remodels, I have to stitch in replacement maple flooring that is made from new wood. The grains look great, but the color is lighter on the new, and they take a stain very differently. Any advice to remedy the situation would be greatly appreciated!

Re: maple flooring

A skilled wood floor stain pro/artist will blend the stock colors on the different pieces to come up with one even look. Use scrap pieces to test for color first.

Re: maple flooring

yup,, you cant just hire any hardwood installer. you need to hire a crackerjack at it. someone whos 2nd or 3rd generation. .i know a few guys like this but their a pretty penny to get on your house

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