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  • Flipping a house on a hill
  • Redwood City
  • CA


  • Posted in thread: Hello from Northern California! on 12-21-2012 at 12:32 PM
    Hello,I'm new in here and find this place interesting..Sorry, been here a little while but
    figured I would finally do a proper Intro...I'm a Landlord with 8 houses, a Flipper and have
    been remodeling ...

  • Posted in thread: Good green color recomendations?? on 09-18-2012 at 11:59 AM
    Hello,Can any one recommend a good green interior / exterior color? One that seems to appeal to
    the masses?I have seen a few that seem to look a bit like avocado but don't know what the color

  • Posted in thread: Painting Exterior Columns on 04-10-2012 at 02:05 PM
    I say1. Sand it2. Fill holes / gaps with a wood filler2. Use a good exterior primer3. Paint
    itSherwin Williams should be able to set you up with a good quality exterior primer and
    paint.As far as the ...

  • Posted in thread: 509 Wagner Professional Airless paint sprayer on 04-10-2012 at 01:57 PM
    I've been wondering about this too since I just picked up a nice used sprayer..I'm thinking
    that brush cleaner would be good to run through it and clean it.. that stuff does wonders with
    my paint brus...

  • Posted in thread: Need serious help: Rattling sounds nonstop. on 03-15-2012 at 04:59 PM
    Maybe you have a ghost living in the house!

  • Posted in thread: Question about Jacking/Lifting House on 02-23-2012 at 02:04 PM
    Probably not, unless those floor joist are tied into the outer walls very well. Typically
    exterior walls are pretty heavy.On my last one, I bolted all the floor joists to the studs of
    the exterior wal...

  • Posted in thread: We need to run an underground power wires on 01-24-2012 at 11:27 AM
    If it's the Main feed from the street, you should probably have PG&E or whoever your local
    utility company do it. The Main feed can only be shut off by them and you probably shouldn't
    risk it.Otherwis...

  • Posted in thread: Excavating around foundation to repair, address moisture issues ... risky? on 01-20-2012 at 04:49 PM
    I recently did about the same thing...I just started excavating until I got down to the
    foundation and everything was clear..I really didn't have a plane but once I started into it,
    what I needed to d...

  • Posted in thread: Old house, door strikes frame on 01-20-2012 at 12:24 PM
    Usually this happens from the house settling, put a level all around..Look for screws in the
    door frame, if your lucky they used em and you might be able to tighten up all around,
    otherwise try a sled...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Wiring on 01-20-2012 at 12:19 PM
    In CA it only needs to go through conduit if the wiring is ran through the exterior of the
    house. Basements typically can have exposed as long as it's secured / stapled every 4' and
    within 1' from a b...