CUSTOM BEAUTIFUL OAK THAT I HATE... WHAT TO DO
Staci McIntosh
October 6, 2013 in Design Dilemma
SO WE BOUGHT A PROPERTY THREE YEARS AGO. IT IS ON A LAKE, AWESOME NEIGHBORHOOD, BEAUTIFUL CURB APPEAL AND GREAT FLOOR PLAN BUT... THE ENTIRE HOUSE IS OAK. OAK FLOORS OAK MOLDINGS, OAK TRIM AND WOOD WINDOWS. THE HOUSE WAS BUILT IN 2004 AND WAS DONE TOP NOTCH BUT I DONT LIKE OAK. THE PREVIOUS OWNER/BUILDER HAS JOKINGLY THREATENED MY LIFE IF I PAINT IT! I HAVE LIVED WITH IT FOR OVER THREE YEARS AND IT STILL BUGS ME. SHOULD I PAINT IT? WE DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO MOVE ANY TIME SOON AND IT IS MY HOUSE RIGHT? PICTURES COMING SOON!
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Lockman Renovations LLC
what color is the oak floor? light? medium? dark? I agree that painting it would be a crying shame.. but you could consider ( if you the time to do it) sanding and refinishing the oak, trim, windows, doors, etc. an espresso or a semi solid stain?
October 6, 2013 at 1:37PM        Thanked by Staci McIntosh
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rosecottagehome
If you still hate the oak after 3 years.....paint it.
October 6, 2013 at 1:37PM        Thanked by Staci McIntosh
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Staci McIntosh
Oak is medium, the doors are solid oak (probably weigh around 125 lbs each) I will not paint those. I have thought about staining the floor much darker but have two dogs and kids... afraid it would be a nightmare to keep clean. I like the clean look with white trim and a different look in each room. I just feel the house is too predictable. We're in Colorado where it all kind of looks the same.....
October 6, 2013 at 1:47PM   
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