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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-23-2012, 11:59 AM
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Posted By joemama
A dwelling also may be considered uninhabitable...

A dwelling also may be considered uninhabitable (unlivable) if it substantially lacks any of the following:139

operable dead bolt locks on the main entry doors of rental units, and operable...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-23-2012, 11:47 AM
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Posted By joemama
I'm in South Los Angeles County. I'm not aware of...

I'm in South Los Angeles County. I'm not aware of any inspection requirement. I'm not planning on getting Section 8 compliance or anything like that. I'm also planning on installing the strikeplates...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-23-2012, 09:58 AM
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Posted By joemama
I think there are a lot of good points made here....

I think there are a lot of good points made here. As this is a rental I'm trying to split the difference between making a nice place to live and spending too much time and effort on an income...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-20-2012, 04:54 PM
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Posted By joemama
security masonite

There were lots of questionable construction choices in this structure. I think the extended striker plate idea sounds like a good one, thanks.

I was tempted to rip the whole frame out and start...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-20-2012, 08:29 AM
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Posted By joemama
Old house, door strikes frame

Greetings all,

I bought a house recently so I'm now a master carpenter, plumber, painter, etc. In reality I've never done much home repair or remodeling and this issue has me scratching my head....
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