Terrazzo floors that Justin is trying to unearth
We were thrilled to find lovely terrazzo floors beneath the carpet, linoleum, and tile in the kitchen/great room… however, cleaning and restoring them has been a challenge. A challenge that we keep going back and forth on; do we do it or not (I should actually say, should Justin do it or not)? According to my research these terrazzo floors are quite a luxury and if we wanted to have them installed (if we could even find someone to do it) we’d be looking at about $50 to $60 a foot! The only thing that I can compare them to is Zodiaq Quartz. I took this picture this morning after Justin spent several hours on a orbital sander trying to sand off all the tile grout and linoleum glue. I know they can be beautiful… the question is… can we get them there? I’m hoping that we can. The wood floor guys have assured me that the thresholds into the other rooms of wood will be smooth but I still am having a hard time picturing the transition from this to wood… especially when there are 4 entrances into these rooms. Thankfully my very talented sister seems to think they will be PRACTICAL and BEAUTIFUL. I’m hoping she’s right. We’ve already purchased all the wood flooring for these 2 rooms and thankfully the supplier said they would return it all for us. So, we’ll see how the restoration process goes. The good thing is that we can save a TON of money by doing this! Justin’s over there now… buffing away at the grime on top of them. The electrician is still there today and I’m scared to death to see the bill… I feel like he’s been there a week.
I also wanted y’all to meet Carol, she’s Paige’s new baby. She hasn’t been without her for a couple days now and I’m starting to feel like the mother of 3. Thankfully I didn’t have to give birth to Carol (although she’s rather small and probably wouldn’t be hard to birth). I find it so amusing that a 15 month old has a baby doll. Morgan has never been attached to a doll or blanket so this is throwing me off. I tried to leave Carol here when the Raiger and I went to get Morgan from school and she threw a fit so Carol came with.
Ok, I’m off for now! Happy Tuesday!