Frustrated w/ a 1925 Home

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  • We are currently working on the restoration, renovation and remodeling of a home built in 1925.


  • Posted in thread: Exterior Photo Journal on 09-06-2006 at 07:32 AM
    We are supposed to have people ripping the house to shreds today.... Still waiting for them to
    show up....

  • Posted in thread: Exterior Photo Journal on 08-27-2006 at 11:42 AM
    Work begins tomorrow and wow do the guys have their work cut out for them. It's been raining
    all weekend and the supplier dropped off the wrong shingles... (great). Anyways... there goes
    my sleeping.....

  • Posted in thread: Exterior door facing rotted at bottom need repair suggestion please. on 08-19-2006 at 10:46 AM
    Since you are getting ready to put it on teh market i would get some composite or some of that
    plastic wood stuff and replace the whole casing. That way it willl look more uniform and i can
    gurantee a...

  • Posted in thread: Exterior Photo Journal on 08-19-2006 at 10:40 AM
    Thanks for the advice Glenn. We have a City inspector tha thas come out and said you have to do
    this this and this before oct. 30. Then he's going to come back out and make sure that it's
    done and ins...

  • Posted in thread: Exterior Photo Journal on 08-17-2006 at 08:19 AM
    Yeah... the city won't let us do anything that involves a load bearing support on the soutside
    of the house (that kills the porch) and we arent' allowed to do the siding because of the waste
    disposal ...

  • Posted in thread: Exterior Photo Journal on 08-17-2006 at 08:01 AM
    I'll be keeping a Photo Journal in my Gallery of the outside work being done on the house.
    Here's a short list of what's to come: - All the old wood siding, window and door casings and
    trim work will ...

  • Posted in thread: don,t let the roof fall in on 08-17-2006 at 07:54 AM
    Hi doug! We have a house built in 1925 that the owners did a similar thing to and removed a
    wall that NEEDS to be there. There are trusses in the attic (from what we can tell... but who
    knows with tho...

  • Posted in thread: Lightning Strikes and Electrical on 08-08-2006 at 12:09 PM
    OK.... we had some storms yesterday and while i was sitting in the living room we took a
    lightning strike.:eek: All the power in the house went out ang when it came back on (a couple
    seconds later) i ...

  • Posted in thread: Grrr..... Old homes.... Grrrr on 07-27-2006 at 05:49 PM
    Well.... worse has come to worse on the outside of the house:mad: ... we had to call in the
    pros on this one:( . The porch is condemnable (Spelling??) and we have to get the wood stuff
    ripped off the ...

  • Posted in thread: Divider Wall or Bookcase with Pillars??? on 07-27-2006 at 05:44 PM
    The I-Beam is already there... what we are looking at doing is putting the main support pillars
    against the wall, and on the outer egse of each bookcase, leaving aobut 5 or 6 feet between
    them. There ...

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