Sunday, March 16, 2008

New Floor

Thanks to a very nice Christmas bonus from mediaRAIN, We bought some laminate flooring for our living room. I've been excited about this for a while. In fact, ever since an unpleasant discovery just after we bought the house. We removed a sofa left by the old owners, strategically positions to cover a huge "stiff spot" in the carpet. (No wonder that sofa was positioned in an awkward place...)

We had lots of help, and we basically finished in one day. I love the way it looks, and hopefully it raises the value of our home a little as well...

The next big home investment: Granite counter tops. Come on uncle Sam, give us a beefy tax return!

Thanks everyone for your help!

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If you are interested in doing pergo or similar laminate flooring, I recommend it. It was very easy to put in, and only cost $2 a sq foot. All in all the project was around $900. One big bonus is that you can slide really well with just socks on. When you come over you can try it.

7 comments:

Celeste said...

That looks beautiful. Way to go!

Brad said...

That looks fantastic! I am jealous...Huzzah for bonuses!

Tracy Barrand said...

Oh Bryce, I'm so proud of you! Now you just need a beautiful soft asian rug---Let's go to china and get one!

Aqualung said...

That floor looks great!!! You mentioned sliding and I thought... floor hockey, but I don't think Marcia will go for it.

Mikidees said...

It look great. Can't wait to see it this weekend.

Courtney Lennberg said...

That looks awesome! We'll be sure to remember your home improvement skills and call on you in the future :)

Natalie Walker said...

It looks beautiful! I think it looks great with your green walls. We might have to play copy-cat. Good job!