Wood flooring part of former laundry
The condo in Montreal was converted by lighting designer Dirk Zylstra and advertiser Marie-Claude Boulet after they bought the building in 2000, Kelowna.com reports.
Both the living room and kitchen have wooden floors, with the latter exhibiting a worn effect.
Ms Boulet explained to the news provider that the renovations they carried out were made possible by the fact that the status of the building as a laundrette made it necessary, unlike other possible homes they had looked at.
"For environmental reasons, we didn't think it was right to take everything out and put something new again," she said of the other residences.
Other renovated homes with a wooden floor include the Victorian era home of Wayne King, the Cincinnati-based Enquirer reported this week.
He and wife Susan replaced an old damaged surface with Brazilian Cherry hardwood flooring.
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