The big changes continue. With the paint completed, the next step is the flooring so the cabinets and systems can go in next. The original flooring was sheet Linoleum. Lino was chosen back then for its durability and ease to clean, and is the same reason we chose that material again. Today’s Linoleum is made by Forbo Flooring, and is called Marmoleum. We chose a color and pattern called #3163 Opera from the “RealAuthentic” line.
The Linoleum requires a perfectly flat and smooth surface. This required sanding the floor with a belt sander. The sanding removed the penetrating epoxy from the earlier floor replacement, so I felt it was important to restore, allowing it to flow under the C channel.
This time I used a 2 part polyester resin to seal the plywood from TAP Plastics. In addition to restoring the perimeter, I also flooded the center area too.
If you are in the SF Bay Area and need flooring, I’d recommend Steve McInturf at 925-944-5396