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    Re: Salvaging an old home

    I would love to sell the house for removal, but it is surrounded by trees. There are Crepe Myrtles all along the north and east sides, a very large pecan tree on the south, and an unimproved lot...
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    Re: Salvaging an old home

    That's what I was afraid of. I do want to salvage all the wood possible. But I don't want the house to fall on me. Thanks for the info.
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    Re: Salvaging an old home

    The exterior and interior walls are shiplap pine. If you remove the plaster from the walls, there is wood under it. Each wall has two layers of the pine with a gap in between for wiring, etc. The...
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    Re: Salvaging an old home

    That is what I was thinking. Take the trim, windows, and doors. The walls are shiplap pine. We can't take them out without compromising the structure. Would we do the roof next and work our way...
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    Salvaging an old home

    We have inherited my in-laws 100+ year old home. It is next to our home, so we aren't interested in selling or renting. We would like to dismantle it for salvage purposes, but don't know where to...
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