Good Questions: Staining Parquet Floors?

Hi Apartment Therapy, I am getting ready to move into my first NYC apartment. It's a subsidized apartment and so it goes without saying that good design was not in the developers' priority list. I saw a photo of the floor and I immediately didn't like it. I'm not allowed to strip the floors due to co-op rules. What's the easiest way to stain parquet floors white? I've Googled about it but would like to hear from your readers who have actually done something similar. Thanks, Harlemite

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Does anyone have advice or suggestions?

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