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  • Posted in thread: the big dead tree next door (kinda long) on 06-13-2010 at 08:10 PM
    Your neighbors insurance company is responsible for the damageTalk to your neighbor, then your
    insurance companyOnce your neighbors insurance company realizes the risk they will force the
    homeowner to...

  • Posted in thread: Removing stone veneer on 06-27-2009 at 06:30 PM
    This thread is 2 1/2 years old :rolleyes:

  • Posted in thread: Window too small for hole on 06-27-2009 at 06:28 PM
    You can install new rope for the sash weightsIt involves taking the trim off & then pulling the
    window pane outIt's usually not that hard to doTutorialReplacing Window Sash Cords Tutorial

  • Posted in thread: Volume in a package in insulation? on 06-27-2009 at 06:25 PM
    Many of the insulation packages are sold in different lengthsSome are in 4' lenghts - 10-11 per
    pkgSome in 40' rollsSo it depends upon the Rvalue you wantDo you have a dirt floor or concrte
    in the cra...

  • Posted in thread: House purchasing issues-Bank going bankrupt on 06-09-2009 at 07:09 PM
    I bought a house from owners - bank agreed to a short saleSo I bought it well below what the
    bank was owed - $23,600There was a $5 difference between my offer & the next offerThe other
    offer wanted an...

  • Posted in thread: demo or repair ?? on 06-07-2009 at 05:51 PM
    Hard to say without pictures & information on damage that needs to be fixed. As a selling point
    attic rooms do add value to the house

  • Posted in thread: House purchasing issues-Bank going bankrupt on 06-05-2009 at 08:01 PM
    We've had a house at the end of the street that has been empty since last year. The bank has to
    go thru process & can't even list it for sale until almost a year has elapsed. 2 houses that
    were left t...

  • Posted in thread: 15 foot holes by hand? on 06-03-2009 at 06:24 PM
    Where are you located that you need to go down 10-15' ?Or is that due to the slope of the land?

  • Posted in thread: A question of foundation on 06-03-2009 at 06:21 PM
    My last house was from 1905 & much the sameUpon purchase the crawls pace was bone dryFollowing
    years there was waterI started replacing the wood supports with steelWater flow can change,
    termites move...

  • Posted in thread: Can someone tell me what this is called please? on 06-03-2009 at 06:14 PM
    Its called a dormerThey vary in size & design


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