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  • camping, motorcycles, grandkids, Home repair
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  • Tom
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  • Remove VERY OLD (30+) year old wallpaper, carpeting, and possibly gas ventless fireplace
  • Philadelphia


  • Posted in thread: How hard is it to remove and install a window? on 09-28-2010 at 05:44 AM
    Pretty much decided that I am going to have Lowes come in and measure the windows for me. Then
    will buy them from ??? My brother is going to help me install them. Interior doors I am not so
    concerned ...

  • Posted in thread: CORRECT way to measure for Replacement Windows? on 05-19-2010 at 11:00 AM
    My thought was to remove the trim and measure the window itself. But as I am writing this I can
    not remember if there is interior trim. In that case would I just measure the interior of the
    window ope...

  • Posted in thread: How hard is it to remove and install a window? on 05-07-2010 at 05:51 AM
    What is the PROPER/BEST/MOST ACCURATE way to measure for replace windows. My THOUGHT is to
    remove the trim,(it will all be replaced anyway) and measure the rough opening? I don't want to
    measure the w...

  • Posted in thread: Old house 3 smokers for YEARS how to prep on 05-07-2010 at 05:48 AM
    Inheriting a house built in the 60's, bought in the VERY early 70's, smokers for years.
    Nicotine stains on ceiling, as well as flaking paint, (inspector said not from water damage
    just from age) dirty...

  • Posted in thread: How hard is it to remove and install a window? on 05-07-2010 at 05:31 AM
    Right now it is 1960's asbestos shingles, but we will be covering them all with vinyl sidings
    once we get the windows in.

  • Posted in thread: How hard is it to remove and install a window? on 05-06-2010 at 09:39 PM
    Alright I am NOT an idiot, but have never done this before. I know my way around a workbench
    well enough I guess. I will need to be replacing about 13 windows and 8 interior doors. The
    windows will be...

  • Posted in thread: Antique look cabinets? on 04-29-2010 at 12:23 PM
    Are you referring to the crackle look? is called crackle paint. You would first paint your
    base color, (what you want to show through. Then paint with the crackle, (the more you use the
    more it crack...

  • Posted in thread: Home inspections and Home Appraisal Same thing? on 04-21-2010 at 07:02 AM
    I am inheriting a house in the near future, for the probate of the will we were told we will
    need to get an appraisal. I would also like to find out anything that may need to be done,
    roof? Heater? et...

  • Posted in thread: Fireplace Options on 04-21-2010 at 06:59 AM
    Good Morning,I live in Philadelphia Pa and am inheriting a house in the next few months. We
    want to complete ALL renovations/work, (needs much work, mostly cosmetic, but not 100% sure)
    before we move ...

  • Posted in thread: Sheetrock OVER Plaster? Can it be done? on 11-04-2009 at 07:33 AM
    Thanks Travelover, but now I have something else to thing about! LOL which is going to be
    easier, most cost effective, and most important come out the best! Do you happen to know the
    size of ferring s...

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