How long does it take to refinish hardwood flooring? - Video blog

Reblogger Sharon Parisi
Real Estate Agent with United Real Estate Dallas TREC# 0544069

If you are thinking about refinishing your hardwood floors, listening to this presentation is a must.  Debbie Gartner knows everything about flooring. That's why she is "The Flooring Girl!" Debbie is located in Westchester, New York.  The Dallas area has many flooring resources.  Once you listen to Debbie's presentation, you'll know all the right questions to ask potential floor re-finishers, as you make your selection.

Original content by Debbie Gartner

I finally got my first slide video to work.  It took a lot of effort yesterday, but now that I have this set up and a process, I'm well set up to get another 4 done by the end of the year.  This is one of my December projects, and I'm a week ahead of schedule on this (as well as another project)...Of course, I'm behind on some others.


Anyway, I hope you like this.  This is based on my most popular blog posts - Hardwood flooring - how long does it take to sand and refinish your floors?  I've now added the vide to that blog post.  Hopefully, it will both help with the user experience as well as placement on the search engines.  Maybe I'll even get dual placement.  We shall see.


So without further delay, here's my video:



I chose to do this with slides as a) it visualize what the end result looks like, b) for some slides, there is key info printed, and c) with this method I don't need to worry about having a bad hair day.  (As it turns out, right now, I just had my hair done so it looks good, but I'm still getting over a cold, so my eyes don't look so hot).  You can hear it a bit in my voice, so I'm going to wait a few more days before doing some more, and instead concentrate on getting the slides together.


Also, if anyone has any video SEO tips, I'm all ears.  That will be something else I'll be working on for December.


And for those looking to do something similar, I did this on my computer using Jing (free).  I then had to find an swf converter (I googled that).  And, then I uploaded to youtube and vimeo.  This proved to be more challenging than I thought (due to the conversion), so there may be easier ways.  And, now that I've mastered this, I know how to do going forward.  I'm very glad that this is something I can do at home any when we get more snow days, guess what I'll be doing.


Jing only allows the video to be 5 minutes..and mine is just under...and it took me many tries.  I'm going to try to figure out some topics where I can do much shorter ones as I think 2 minutes is more ideal.  But, for this question, I definitely needed that 5 mins.  Sorry that this is a bit long...but remember, my main target needs the detailed info.

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Debbie Gartner - Westchester Hardwood Flooring









Debbie Gartner, "The Flooring Girl" and owner of Floor Coverings International, Westchester NY


Angie's List Super Service Award winners for 4 years in a row.


You can download our free flooring guide.  Or, visit our flooring selector - 2,000 options.  We install hardwood flooring, carpet and runners, tile floors and backsplashes.  We also refinish hardwood floors.


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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Sharon, Debbie always has the answer when you have questions regarding any flooring situation!

Jul 19, 2015 12:27 PM #1
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Sharon what a great re-blog the floor girl knows:)) a hundred years ago my father and I tried to save some money by refinishing our own floors:)) well let's just  say I will  never do that again:), Endre

Jul 19, 2015 02:18 PM #2
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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Sharon - Thank you so much for reblogging and spreading the word. I'm so glad this info is helpful.

Jul 19, 2015 07:53 PM #3
Sharon Parisi
United Real Estate Dallas - Dallas, TX
Dallas Homes

Endre Barath, Jr. Life experiences are often enlightening events!

Joan Cox You are so right!

Debbie Gartner Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experience, so that we can pass the word on to others!

Jul 19, 2015 11:36 PM #4
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