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Old 04-05-18, 01:55 PM
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parquetry vesus floating floor

Hi,

I'm guessing this question might be asked often, but I have parquetry floors in my house that are in definite need of sanding and varnishing, but I'm getting mixed opinions depending on who I asked. I've been told that I should replace them with floating floors since it would be new and it would be easier to sell the house compared to parquetry, while I've also been told that I should keep the parquetry since it is not damaged and it would be better quality. I am looking for other opinion on this, any suggestions?
 
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Parquet floors can generally only be sanded once and refinished. Depending on what shape they are in you might get by with a light sanding and a coat of poly to freshen them up.

A local realtor would be the best one to ask on how the flooring would affect resale values.
 
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I certainly would not expect resale value to increase if you replaced them with laminate.
 
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Once again I'm with Marksr on this one.
I see Parkay floors and and I'm thinking 1970's.
No such thing as "Parquerty" floors.
Post some pictures.
Laminate will not add a dime to the resale value.
 
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photobucket no longer allows you to share pics without paying a fee
try this - https://www.doityourself.com/forum/e...-pictures.html
 
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thank you for the link, i try again:
 
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While there are a few spots in the left top that make me wonder, you could lightly sand apply a fresh coat of poly to make it look better although it won't look brand new.
 
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