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Reclaimed Heart Pine Plank Flooring Sealing & Finishing – St. Augustine, FL

Saltwater Cowboys, a popular barbecue and seafood restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida, contracted Dan’s Floor Store to repair and refinish their reclaimed heart pine plank flooring after it was damaged during Hurricane Matthew, in the fall of 2016.

For more information and photos about the repair and installation, please see our article
Reclaimed Heart Pine Flooring Repair & Refinishing – St. Augustine, FL

Installing the reclaimed Heart Pine plank flooring was a really unique job; to be using a recycled floor that had been there for over 65 years was a challenge and was really fun for our Dan’s Floor Store crew.

After installing the reclaimed flooring, we recommended it be coated. Dan made some samples up for the decorators and at the last second, he decided to do a whitewashed sample using Bona Nordic (a white washing, innovative new sealer made by Bona). The decorators agreed with Dan’s recommendation after seeing the samples.

The white washed look might be a little hard to see in the photos, but this white washing process really lends a very coastal and beachy appearance to these reclaimed Heart Pine floors, it fits into the motif of the restaurant perfectly.

With three coats of Bona Nordic sealer applied, to give the reclaimed heart pine plank flooring a frosted whitewashed appearance, we top coated these wooden floors with Bona Traffic HD extra matte which is a very durable, commercially rated finish.

We agree with our clients; their whitewashed reclaimed heart pine floors turned out looking excellent!

Dan’s Floor Store repairs and refinishes existing wood flooring and installs new wood floors (solid wood, engineered wood, or laminate) for residential and commercial clients, to improve the looks of the floor and value of the property. Give us a call 904.887.8303 to make an appointment for a free consultation and estimate.

If your next improvement project involves tile or stone work, don’t forget that we professionally install those materials too.

Get the quality and the look you want, with friendly service and reasonable prices.

  • Visit our Ponte Vedra, Florida showroom.
  • Call Dan directly at (904) 887-8303.
  • Call the store at (904) 825-2311 to speak with our salesman or to make an appointment for a Free in-home consultation and estimate.

Reclaimed Heart Pine Flooring Repair & Refinishing – St. Augustine, FL

Saltwater Cowboys, a popular barbecue and seafood restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida, called Dan’s Floor Store for a free consultation and estimate for repairing their wood floors.

Hurricane Matthew that came through our area in northeastern Florida in the fall of 2016 did a lot of damage to local homes and businesses, including Saltwater Cowboys.

During the storm, Saltwater Cowboys got inundated during hurricane Matthew which happened to many homes and businesses in areas of Saint Augustine close to the river or intracoastal waterway. And this restaurant is sitting directly on the intracoastal.

The flooring that was existing at the restaurant was reclaimed Heart Pine. The original reclaimed Heart Pine flooring planks were tongue and groove joints, 7 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches thick.

Only some of the original Heart Pine flooring was able to be reused with the full tongue and groove. The remainder of the original reclaimed Heart Pine flooring was ripped down into 6 inch wide boards. These ripped-down boards did not have any tongue and groove.

As a result of the hurricane damage, Saltwater Cowboys had to go through a massive restoration including a new subfloor, new joists, new decks and many other new items, but they were able to reuse at least some of their flooring.

Among the repairs to be able to open Saltwater Cowboys after the storm, the owners had to replace all of the beams underneath the building. Seeing an opportunity among so much damage and destruction, they re-used the old Heart Pine beams, having them milled and re-planed into 1 1/2 ” thick by nearly 10″ wide floor planks!

The method that we used for installing the planks of reclaimed Heart Pine flooring was to glue and nail all the flooring in place.

The reclaimed Heart Pine plank flooring of varied lengths and widths looks great installed.

For the rest of the information and photos about the sealing and finishing phase of this project, please see our article – Reclaimed Heart Pine Flooring Sealing & Finishing – St. Augustine, FL

Dan’s Floor Store repairs and refinishes existing wood flooring and installs new wood floors (solid wood, engineered wood, or laminate) for residential and commercial clients, to improve the looks of the floor and value of the property. Give us a call 904.887.8303 to make an appointment for a free consultation and estimate.

If your next improvement project involves tile or stone work, don’t forget that we professionally install those materials too.

Get the quality and the look you want, with friendly service and reasonable prices.

  • Visit our Ponte Vedra, Florida showroom.
  • Call Dan directly at (904) 887-8303.
  • Call the store at (904) 825-2311 to speak with our salesman or to make an appointment for a Free in-home consultation and estimate.

Screen and Tung Oil Recoat Oak Floors in Ponte Vedra Beach

Dan’s Floor Store works hard to make sure our client is happy with our wood flooring services and tile and stone services. We are very pleased and thankful that a lot of our business comes from repeat customers and clients’ referrals.

Red and White Oak wood floor, sanded and refinished with Tung oilDan’s Floor Store installed these wood floors in a home in Magnolia Hammock, off Neck Road in Ponte Vedra Beach many years ago. We used a mix of Red and White Oak, 100 year old reclaimed wood by Carlisle in varied widths; 5″, 6″, and 8″. The new wood flooring was then sanded and finished natural with four coats of Tung oil.

Our clients called us back to screen and recoat their wood floor with Tung oil. Periodic refinishing is a maintenance service for quality wood floors.

Tung oil comes from the Tung tree, and is the only coating we know of that is impermeable to water. It gives a natural, long-lasting finish to wood floors, and is environmentally friendly.

We found some pet stains in the clients’ floor. We scraped and sanded them out, then built up that area with a few coats of Tung oil.

Next we screened (sanded) the floor. And we finished the floor with two new coats of Tung oil.

These refinished Red and White Oak wood floors look great and Tung oil will keep them looking good for many more years.

Dan’s Floor Store loves to work for repeat clients! These customers are great people and we are proud to say they have been our clients for almost ten years. Life is good!

If you are thinking about new wood floors (whether solid wood, engineered wood, or laminate), or refinishing the wood flooring you have, give Dan’s Floor Store a call 904.887.8303 to make an appointment for a free consultation and estimate. If your next home improvement project involves tile or stone work, don’t forget that we professionally install those materials too.

Get the quality and the look you want, with friendly service and reasonable prices.

  • Visit our Ponte Vedra, Florida showroom.
  • Call Dan directly at (904) 887-8303.
  • Call the store at (904) 825-2311 to speak with our salesman or to make an appointment for a Free in-home consultation and estimate.