Last Activity:06-26-2008 8:55 AM
Posted in thread: Floor sanding crisis. on 06-26-2008 at 04:55 PM
Thanks again for your advice! We ultimately gave the floor a second coat and we also switched
to a darker stain - the first coat was pecan, and the second coat is walnut. The darker stain
covered the ...
Posted in thread: Floor sanding crisis. on 06-26-2008 at 07:55 AM
I have a final question about this floor project... We applied the stain (polystain) on of the
two bedrooms but unfortunately we didn't do a very good job and it turned out uneven. It also
has some no...
Posted in thread: Refinishing Hardwood Floors on 06-25-2008 at 02:14 PM
I've been having the same problem with gummy buildup on the orbital pads. In my case, it seems
to be grime that's built up over the decades - also the old paint gets hot and turns to sticky
gum when I...
Posted in thread: Floor sanding crisis. on 06-24-2008 at 07:50 PM
The forum advice has been really helpful because Lowe's recovered their orbital sander just in
time for our project! So we returned the junk from the first rental outlet and rented the
Lowe's random o...
Posted in thread: Floor sanding crisis. on 06-22-2008 at 09:50 AM
Thanks so much to both of you for your replies (and moral support). The orbital sander that I
rented is a really old looking machine - it's marked 13 amps and 115 voltage, which means that
I should be...
Posted in thread: Floor sanding crisis. on 06-21-2008 at 02:26 PM
Hi, this is my first time posting. I'm feeling dejected and demoralized because my home repair
project is going awry. I rented a floor sander for the weekend to work on my hardwood floors -