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Above: Hearth tile and wood finish floor, bedroom. Middle: Dining room and sitting room. Below: flooring system in basement, Stonehurst, Robert Paine Estate, Waltham, MA.  

Floor Treatments

  1. VonRosentiel, Helene and Gail Caskey Winkler. Floor Coverings for Historic Buildings: A Guide to Selecting Reproductions, Washington, DC: The Preservation Press, 1988, pp.11-37, pp.266-281.
  2. Grimmer, Anne E. and Kimberly A. Konrad. Preserving Historic
    Ceramic Tile Floors
    , Preservation Briefs 40. Technical Preservation Services (TPS), Heritage Preservation Services Division, National Park Service, 1996.
  3. A Brief History of English Carpets and the Stourvale Mill, J.R. Burrows & Company. Read.

Materials and Products

  1. Preservation Sourcebook, search for "flooring". Peruse.
  2. Materials & Finishes for floors, walls, ceilings. Traditional Building. Peruse.
  3. Wilton Carpets Peruse.
  4. J.R. Burrows & Company
    1. William Morris Carpet Designs
    2. Stourvale Mill Carpet Collection Peruse.
  5. Mohawk Industries, Inc.
    1. Mohawk Home Peruse.
    2. Karastan