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To finish floors before cabinet installation or after

11 years ago

Currently the new hardwood floors are in but are not sanded and unfinished.

We currently have most everything done waiting for cabinets to arrive which is about three weeks away.

The question is, should we finish the floors prior to having the cabinets installed (since we have time) and covering with protective paper


is it better to have them finished after cabinets installed.

I am leaning towards having them done before as then we could move right along after the cabinets are installed and not have to deal with trying make time for the floor guys and all the associated dust.

I do trust the cabinet guys will take care during install

What would you do

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