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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-08-2010, 07:17 PM
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Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Thank you for the links, Wuzzat! I hope my...

Thank you for the links, Wuzzat!

I hope my dad was joking when he said that... I don't think I would want to attempt ductwork just yet... Hehe.

As for the prices of other houses around... A...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-08-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,231
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Old house with no forced air at all.

Well, I have found and awesome house that my Fiance and I could actually afford in the upcoming months. I was a bit concerned to find it had been on the market for a while, but I think the reason is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-13-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
I was in an house once from the 1880's (Just...

I was in an house once from the 1880's (Just visiting) and it was huge. The upstairs had a landing and 5 bedrooms. 3 of the bedrooms were off the landing, but the other 2 you had to go through 2...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-07-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
It's definitely great to get a second opinion! I...

It's definitely great to get a second opinion! I wondered the same thing, too. Our realtor had mentioned there would be other ways I could try besides the card, but didn't mention them, we mainly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-05-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
I know... My parents raised me to never get...

I know... My parents raised me to never get credit cards. They thought rent, bills, etc. would be enough to build credit. When we met with our Real Estate agent/Friend she said that I absolutely have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-04-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
That's awesome that you were there! There used to...

That's awesome that you were there! There used to be a lot more trees, but a tornado hit it in 1998 and destroyed most of them that were planted by Andrew himself. I also think the first Hermitage...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-04-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Thank you Granitegirl! I actually am pretty...

Thank you Granitegirl!

I actually am pretty happy because I have a job interview scheduled to work at The Hermitage! (Home of Pres. Andrew Jackson) I have been trying to get a job there since high...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-24-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Psych1 - Yes, I agree 'restorer' is definitely a...

Psych1 - Yes, I agree 'restorer' is definitely a better word! That is what my true interest would be is to restore a house back to it's natural beauty. To be honest, it was kind of in the back of my...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-22-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
I'm sure it will ;) I have mentioned having our...

I'm sure it will ;) I have mentioned having our first home be a fixer upper and he seemed pretty interested. Since I'm not so good with math (and he's a math genius) that will help!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-22-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
I also just read the entire thread that Phatboy...

I also just read the entire thread that Phatboy posted about the total remodel of his Louisiana home... WOW! How inspiring. That is exactly what I would like to do with my fiance someday... He is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-22-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Thanks everyone for the comments! My parents...

Thanks everyone for the comments!

My parents actually started a business about 10 years ago. They wanted to be the first in that line of work to run a clean, honest business. It didn't work out,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-21-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Thank you for the links Wuzzat? I appreciate...

Thank you for the links Wuzzat? I appreciate everyone's help... I will check out the links a bit more tomorrow morning.

I also appreciate constructive criticism. I understand what you are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-21-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
I don't plan on doing this over night... I wasn't...

I don't plan on doing this over night... I wasn't planning on actually, physically getting started until at least 4 or 5 years from now... Until then, I was going to study, work, and just learn as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-21-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Some people have told me I could volunteer for...

Some people have told me I could volunteer for Habitat for Humanity or Rebuilding Together. I thought that was a great idea. Have any of you ever volunteered for either of these? Are they willing to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-20-2010, 11:26 AM
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Views: 5,033
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Very cool... I will check out your link!

Very cool... I will check out your link!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-17-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
What kind of house is it? Please keep us updated...

What kind of house is it? Please keep us updated with lots of details and before - after pics!

-R
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Hi Oldog... Thank you for your reply. I also...

Hi Oldog... Thank you for your reply.

I also live in the Nashville area. I was first inspired to do this when I went to Bell Buckle and I was so amazed at the houses down there. I began...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
(my other longer reply hasn't shown up yet, BTW!)

(my other longer reply hasn't shown up yet, BTW!)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Doorguy4ya - Thanks! I really appreciate the...

Doorguy4ya - Thanks! I really appreciate the support. I really want to do this right. I just don't know where to start. Thank you for helping me!
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
Thank you both for the replies! Crackur - I...

Thank you both for the replies!

Crackur - I would love to learn as much as possible. What are the best books you would recommend?

Doorguy4ya - I have been warned that this can be a risky...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-17-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,585
Posted By TrueSouthernPeach
I want to be a House Flipper.

Hello,

I'm a 21 year old female who would love to do house flipping. No, I am not interested because of shows I see on TV (Though I do like to watch them once in a while) I am interested because I...
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