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The Case of the Too-Shiny Hardwood Floors

“Super-Duper High Gloss” (Or, Maybe They’re Just Wet?) When it comes to hardwood floor finishes, there’s “matte,” “semi-gloss,” and “gloss.”* And then there’s VERY high gloss ” in the case of the floors shown above. Rule of thumb:  you’re supposed to see your reflection looking in the mirror. But, when you can see your reflection...
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The Case of the Too-Shiny Hardwood Floors

“Super-Duper High Gloss” (Or, Maybe They’re Just Wet?) When it comes to hardwood floor finishes, there’s “matte,” “semi-gloss,” and “gloss.”* And then there’s VERY high gloss — in the case of the floors shown at right. Rule of thumb:  you’re supposed to see your reflection looking in the mirror. But, when you can see your...
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The Too-Shiny(?) Kitchen

Let’s Hear It For a Matte Finish (or at least, semi-gloss) It’s certainly possible that the owner of this “For Sale” Golden Valley home just refinished their floors, using a little (a lot) too much polyurethane. Theory #2:  the photographer didn’t get the lighting quite right. Either way, when a real estate photo has you reaching for...
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