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Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 12-04-2014 at 03:17 PM
Thank you... but I'd still like to know WHAT should be done to this thing. Even if we call in a
pro to do the job, I'd like to understand what is necessary and what isn't. I am very much a
Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 12-04-2014 at 12:50 PM
I recently bought a house built in 1979. It has a wood burning fireplace with gas starter in
place. The previous owner said he had the whole thing cleaned and inspected but can't remember
who did it. ...
Posted in thread: Install window sill where none exist? on 09-28-2013 at 05:18 PM
Something fairly simple is my goal. Obviously ANYTHING will be an improvement! After picking
away some of the cracked sheetrock mud and texture layer, it looks like the sheetrock itself is
Posted in thread: Install window sill where none exist? on 09-28-2013 at 10:50 AM
Oops, pic didn't work - trying again.
Posted in thread: Install window sill where none exist? on 09-28-2013 at 10:49 AM
My house was built in 1984… there are no window sills! On the interior of the house the window
openings are finished with sheetrock all the way around so there's technically a sheetrock sill
Posted in thread: Old siding repair questions on 04-26-2013 at 01:32 PM
Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. The damaged areas are not extensive. What kind of
compound would be used for patching, kok328??
Posted in thread: Old siding repair questions on 04-26-2013 at 08:10 AM
My house was built in 1984 and has it's original siding, which I think is called "pressed
board"??? I'm not sure. It looks like lap siding but its a simulated look to some extent. What
looks like 3 la...
Posted in thread: Wincore replacement windows on 04-25-2012 at 10:58 AM
A couple of you have kept missing the fact that I'm NOT paying $13000 for these windows! LOL
Good grief, no. That's what they said RETAIL would've been. It's only going to be about $6000.
Posted in thread: Wincore replacement windows on 04-24-2012 at 01:22 PM
Thanks, everybody, for your suggestions. I had a long talk with the founder and CEO of the
company - and who did my quote for the Wincore windows. I have a better understanding of the
value of the win...
Posted in thread: Wincore replacement windows on 04-23-2012 at 07:36 PM
Ok, another question... our house is old (1984) and the siding is bad in some places around a
couple windows - water damage, but the source of the water leak has been remedied. Anyway, I am