After some whirlwind research and price shopping on flooring, and bids with contractors, we were ready to begin our adventure.
The man that three weeks ago claimed he didn't see any reason to replace a "perfectly good 27 year old carpet" in the hallway selected the hand-scraped Chilean hardwood for it's weathered time-worn beauty. This same man shocked me when he announced that "brushed nickel" is his favorite finish for ceiling fans and household hardware.(Who knew?)
...Hope you enjoyed the teaser picture of the living room today. Tomorrow the real home tour begins!