115 year old pine flooring


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Old 09-30-15, 01:30 PM
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115 year old pine flooring

so my house was built in 1900. the first floor has 3/4" pine flooring of differing widths and no subfloor. I am removing it to install proper subfloor and new hardwood to match my addition. I know people are going to ask why, but I just don't want it. I have been told that people want this type of floor and I should be able to sell it or at least have someone do the removing for me if they can keep the wood. I don't think it is is great shape, although I don't know what to expect for 115 year old wood? Any thoughts on what this is worth, if anything? How should I go about getting rid of it? Ad in Craig's list?
 
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Old 09-30-15, 01:56 PM
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The odds are someone will want that wood! The wider the boards are the more desirable they are. Ask around, especially at a lumber yard and flooring supplier who they'd know that would be interested.
 
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Old 09-30-15, 02:33 PM
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A quick search on old pine flooring turned up many related links. If you can locate someone local who can take a look at it and see if it is worth saving.

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