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Old 11-24-2022, 08:27 AM
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Originally Posted by rabbit33 View Post
Sanding floors is like laying tile. The first few jobs you do are going to come out lousy. If you've only got one job to do, ever, and you've never done it before, hire a pro who's done it 10,000 times already. You're paying for his practice through the years. You're also paying for his knowledge when something gets weird, how to solve it without taking the whole thing sideways.
I laid floor tile once. It came out beautiful, but it probably took 2-3 times longer than a pro could have done it. I also learned how hard it is on your knees/body, which is why I won't do it again.
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