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  1. Re: Styling I've never seen before....Georgian?...Free Classical?

    Continued from above...

    Better view of front.
    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-gVG5gMApZF4/TqA5k52o2VI/AAAAAAAACbQ/7GJyeB1A9A4/s912/101_7560.jpg

    Such a strange entry door...and it is...
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    Re: Temporary Alternative to Boarding up Windows?

    With the little bit of house work I've done on older homes, we always started from the outside going in. Main reason being moisture concerns and a complete inability to deal with wood work in such...
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    Re: Insulate Stained Glass Window for Winter

    I'd agree with this. If it was a newer window, I'd seek other alternatives, but in the case of a window nearing it's service period in the near future, I would just put a barrier like plexiglass to...
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    Re: Attached Pergola

    At 15' in length I would suggest adding another set of columns. While there is not a large amount of weight on pergolas, time does have a way of doing things. If you didn't use another set of...
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    Re: Paint splitting/cracking in our bathroom

    One of the many reason old double hung windows were created was for showering/bathing examples such as this. It does make it somewhat difficult in cold weather but dropping the top window as the hot...
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    Re: Hard wood flooring in a bathroom?

    Wood expands and contracts under moisture influences. The harder the wood, the better especially with a clawfoot tub sitting on it. Softer woods can get grooved out too easily and scuffed out. The...
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    Re: Smell in house we can't find or get rid of

    I'd be interested in hearing what might cause this as I've seen a few other remodeled old homes that have similar come and go smells.
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    Re: New Old Homeowners!

    That's such a cute little home. You can't complain about too many windows...well as long as they are sealed up. :D Every little window can paint a portrait on the wall to the outside of a...
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    Re: 1925 Greek Revival

    What a beautiful home in such great shape. Old homes like that are bulletproof(literally). It's amazing how much better construction was back then compared to the modern homes which are more about...
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    Re: Buying an Antique: Should we expect ANY ROI?

    Location makes all the difference. You can even have a rehabber in a nice historic city area and it can fetch more money than a beautiful home in a crime ridden rural area. It's unfair to the homes...
  11. Styling I've never seen before....Georgian?...Free Classical?

    In my small little hometown in NW Ohio, there is a home for sale that is a bit grander than most in the 2.5 sq mile town. Anyways, it's up for sale at 255K and I was trying to talk my parents into...
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