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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-10-2012, 04:32 PM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Ok now I have an additional question. I was told...

Ok now I have an additional question. I was told it's illegal to remove plaster walls without a contractor because of lead or asbestos. Is this true?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 09-10-2012, 04:25 PM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Termites

The house I am looking to buy for renovation has evidence of termite damage in the wood behind some exposed exterior siding. The electrical box has been partially pulled off the house and you can see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-03-2012, 01:30 PM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Wow that's very helpful. Thank you! We are...

Wow that's very helpful. Thank you! We are leaning more towards taking the walls all down to the studs, now. It'll be a lot more work and money at first, but well worth the benefits in the end. :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-02-2012, 08:50 AM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Well actually we have to redo all the electrical....

Well actually we have to redo all the electrical. It's all still nob and tube. We're in southern Indiana.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-01-2012, 02:23 PM
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Views: 1,373
Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Thanks. It looks like it runs through the tree...

Thanks. It looks like it runs through the tree from the picture but there is actually quite a bit of space between the two. The tree also belongs to the neighbors to the right so I don't know how...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-01-2012, 02:17 PM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Plaster & Lathe or Modern Drywall & Insulation?

My husband and I are in the process of purchasing a home built in 1916. I have been trying to research and decide what is the best option for us to take, but I'm finding a pretty even list of pros...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-27-2012, 07:02 AM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
The house has been inspected and now we are...

The house has been inspected and now we are negotiating a contract! I'm so excited! If the contracting goes well, you can definitely see me around here a lot in the future. :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-18-2012, 04:44 PM
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Posted By TheLadyBrooke
Major Remodel of 1916 House

My husband and I are looking for our first non rental home and have always wanted to remodel a historic home in our small, southern Indiana town. We have found one that we believe is perfect for us...
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