This is our story on rehabilitating a Mid Century Modern Ranch in Palm Springs. Our house was built in 1960 by Jack Meiselman (pronounced "MY-zill-min") using post and beam construction with tongue and groove ceilings. Our restoration follows...
Feb 13, 2012
Grinding the concrete floors
This weekend we ground the concrete floors, which removed old tile thinset mortar, de-burring carpet glue, and removing remaining nail heads and floor paint. It was a hard work. It required the manual use of a handheld concrete surface grinder with a diamond cup wheel and attached shop vac for dust removal. We finished the Living Room, Dining Room, Office, and Guest Bedroom. It not only looks great but will prepare us for the terrazzo installation to come.