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    Dreaded flat roof (EPDM) Question

    I have been googling and reading about flat roofs for hours.

    I recently had a leak in my flat rubber roof (term bar was installed on top of roof instead of sides before I bought house) which...
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    Drywall/Plaster/Fireplace/TV question

    Sorry for the confusing title.

    What is the best way to add a tv over the fireplace?

    The home is from the 1920s. it is all plaster. I don't know if there are studs framing the fireplace.
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    Re: TOH and Plaster wiring noob

    in the case of there being no studs, would it then be best to mount it to the masonry on the chimney? Or should I frame it out and drywall the area?
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    Re: Good to Change from Boiler to Forced Air?

    The bank has put me on smack down! They don't want to fix the hydronic. After further investigation, there are burst pipes and cracked rads everywhere.

    They are going with a dual furnace system,...
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    Re: Good to Change from Boiler to Forced Air?

    Thanks for all the help. You have reinforced my initial opinion.

    The piping coming from the boiler is cast iron. That is what burst. They had someone in the house to look at the radiators, and it...
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    Re: newbie in the community

    welcome and good luck! It can be a tedious process, but one that is worth it in the long run
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    Re: New home owner update suggestions

    I love to plant perennials. Especially ones that spread. This can really turn a yard around quickly. Things like butterfly bushes, cone flowers, bee balm, hostas, etc, can bring lots of color and fun...
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    Re: 1939 English Tudor

    I agree with pinterest as well. We don't know what kind of style you like, but once you have an idea of what sort of style or theme you are looking for, we can help you get it right.

    We have...
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    Re: New "Old" House Owner

    Welcome! We are new here as well, and in the process of doing the same as you. Good luck! This site seems to have tons of info and help.
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    Good to Change from Boiler to Forced Air?

    We are in the process of purchasing a 1920s colonial foreclosure.

    Long story short, we found that a bunch of the radiators leak, and more recently, a main boiler pipe burst in the basement (house...
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    Re: TOH and Plaster wiring noob

    I am considering it as a last resort. Two of the walls are all windows, the fireplace wall has a large window and a door, and the 4th wall is the entry into the room, so it only has a few feet of...
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    TOH and Plaster wiring noob

    Hi everyone,

    This is my first post, and our first old house.

    We have plaster in all of the rooms. I am looking to install my tv above the fireplace. I have done my homework on finding the studs...
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