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    Re: Cracked Front Door

    It is painted so that shouldn't be a problem. Thanks for the help!
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    Cracked Front Door

    We have what appears to be the original front door in our 1802 Colonial. The wood has cracked in a few places so we'd like to repair it before winter hits. Recently on TOH - Bedford project they...
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    Re: Talk to me about gutters...

    ***! Thanks for all the great tips! We were leaning toward using the cheaper guy, not because he was cheaper but he seemed to take more time looking at what needed to be done and talking to us...
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    Re: Floor Problems

    I don't think so. It is a very simple layout...basically 4 boxes, 2 on top, 2 on the bottom with a staircase in the middle. I'm sure there is a name for the style but I'm not familiar enough with...
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    Re: Talk to me about gutters...

    We talked to 2 gutter guys but don't know which is the best way to go. Our neighbors have seamless but say that they get deformed easily. Our current ones are seamed and are a disaster. They don't...
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    Talk to me about gutters...

    We need to have our gutters replaced and are wondering the pros and cons of both seamed and seamless gutters...any ideas? opinions?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Floor Problems

    I'm not sure what a "post and beam" framed house is...I'll look it up in a minute. But we cannot see the beams of the second floor from the first floor. The ceilings on both levels are pretty low. ...
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    Re: Floor Problems

    Is there any possibility of saving the original floor boards or is it just standard that they will need to be replaced? Maybe it's something that is decided based on the amount of bowing?
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    Re: Floor Problems

    It's a second floor room over a basement. It sags in the middle towards an old fireplace (converted to a crawlway for the underground railroad and more recently, covered over with some kind of...
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    Re: Floor Problems

    Can a general contractor tell just by looking at it? Sorry to sound stupid...our experience with general contractors at a previous home was not good.
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    Floor Problems

    How do you fix a severely bowed floor? We want to preserve the present floorboards if possible (they are original to the house). Sorry, I know this seems general, but we have no idea where to start...
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