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    any advice?

    Looked more closely at a couple of the blisters, you can see the underlying paint both on the back side of the blisters and on the wall. Itís like the old paint itself is separating. Before...
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    Re: Paint Problems

    Thanks, I have no idea what the old paint was. The house was last occupied about 25 or 30 years ago so the last paint would have probably been at least 40 years old, maybe a lot older. The first...
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    Paint Problems

    We recently restored a 1850s farm house in Georgia. Where we could save them we repainted the interior wall boards, but about half had to be replaced. Now just a few weeks after painting it is...
  4. Handicap Accessible Water Cooler/Fountain

    I am working on an old historic house in Georgia; we are converting it from residential to commercial. The plan is to use it as our own office; no more than half a dozen people will use it at any...
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    need structural advice

    I am restoring an old house in Georgia and need to reinforce the upstairs floors. Right now the 2x6 floor joists span 16' 24" on center and I need to get to a 50 psf floor. I would like to do it...
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    Insulation Question

    I am restoring a 1850s farm house in the Atlanta, Ga area. The existing exterior walls are old clapboard outside and old wood planking inside. No insulation and the outer clapboards are nowhere...
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