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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 06-06-2013, 09:16 PM
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Posted By LynnM
All of the bedrooms and the family and living...

All of the bedrooms and the family and living rooms have been renovated. No more fake fireplaces! Here's the room pictured above. The fireplace was removed, giving us more wallspace and we had a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-26-2012, 08:23 PM
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Posted By LynnM
Asked some older residents and you were right...

Asked some older residents and you were right about the coal stoves! Have seen some other homes in the area from the same period and they all have the plastered over fireplaces. We've renovated...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-25-2011, 12:37 PM
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Posted By LynnM
Well, we have decided to forge ahead. We have...

Well, we have decided to forge ahead. We have started demo-ing in one upstairs bedroom and found a brick smokestack used for wood burning stoves. We are tearing the brick smokestack out in four of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 06-08-2011, 04:49 PM
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Posted By LynnM
Thanks for your interest! I'm attaching pictures...

Thanks for your interest! I'm attaching pictures of one of the bedrooms. You can't see it in the picture but the plaster under the mantel is bulging out. There are similar 'fireplaces' in two...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 06-08-2011, 08:26 AM
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Posted By LynnM
plastered over fireplaces

Hi, I am new here and new to renovation!

I just bought a house built in 1925. Most rooms have what I thought were fireplaces that had been plastered over. There are no chimneys in the roof. The...
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