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    Re: 1920 window sashes and wavy glass

    You can reglaze the windows yourself, or I have hired a stained glass company to do it. As for the interlock weatherstrip, the same company found me the ONE guy in the area who still does the...
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    Re: Custom Brass Switchplate

    If you need a switchplate in a hard-to-find configuration, I have had luck at www.classicaccents.net. The have push-button plates and more. I don't know if that helps, but I have found some pretty...
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    The Plaza Midwood neighborhood in Charlotte, NC is incredible. Plaza Midwood was originally on the trolley line to uptown Charlotte (one of the "streetcar suburbs"), and is now just a 5 minute...
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    Re: Any options for remodel?

    Hi-

    I had an unattractive, leaky shower stall that had been added to our 1929 home in the mid-80's. Like yours, we just weren't big fans of the stall, which was mashed in a tiny bathroom with a...
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    Re: What's on your must-do list in the fall?

    This year, my husband and I have vowed to tackle our hideously overgrown side yard. Sadly, the yard was once a garden before suffering from a few years of neglect. The intervening years were enough...
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    Re: Lead Solder on Antique Copper-Lined Tub

    Since I tracked down an answer to my own question, I thought I would post it for future use by others!

    To seal metal (including lead), you can use an epoxy called "West Systems". It's really...
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    Lead Solder on Antique Copper-Lined Tub

    Help!

    I am remodeling a bathroom and putting in an antique copper-lined tub. The tub lining has a significant line of lead solder on it. I would not be so worried about it, but this will be the...
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