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by frameteam2003
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Companies that deal with rising damp
Replies: 15
Views: 2867

Re: Companies that deal with rising damp

Have you contacted your State Historical Comission.They should be able to help, put you intouch with the people you need to talk to.
The Alamo in San Antonio had a similer problem,they had to cut into the walls and insert clay tile.
by frameteam2003
Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:48 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: in an old hardwear store in New Braunfels
Replies: 6
Views: 1069

Re: in an old hardwear store in New Braunfels

one more inside photo from the hardware store---do any of you know what your lookin at? I saw one once in an old movie.
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by frameteam2003
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: bath in a box
Replies: 4
Views: 1759

Re: bath in a box

now with the wall,built the wall and raised it in-place
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by frameteam2003
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: bath in a box
Replies: 4
Views: 1759

Re: bath in a box

Without the wall
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by frameteam2003
Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: bath in a box
Replies: 4
Views: 1759

Re: bath in a box

second view of bath The open space will be a wall,you can see the slid door.and where the vanity will be.This house was built in 1913 and added to in 1920 but it's still a small house---I really had to add up the inches to get things to fit. http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l283/frameteam2003/texas...
by frameteam2003
Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:00 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: bath in a box
Replies: 4
Views: 1759

bath in a box

been a while since I've up dated ya'll on the texas box
doing the bath at present
this is the bath tub original to the house and new toliet
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by frameteam2003
Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: insulating a BOX
Replies: 3
Views: 1961

Re: insulating a BOX

I returned your p/m and an glad to have another BOX in the group.You can re-frame the inside walls but you may not need to.Lots of different ways to proceed.The silver stuff is just Foam insulation board---about $10 a 4X8 sheet.But it really should have sheetrock applied over it.And As I said in the...
by frameteam2003
Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Project related to my old house
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Project related to my old house

Just refinished this small dresser from my old house.When we cleaned the old house I had though this dresser was only an old store bought one,but later I dicovered it to be one made by the original owner in his shop.The original owner operated a wood shop and did carpentry for our small town 1920s t...
by frameteam2003
Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: is it EVER ok to repace old windows?
Replies: 14
Views: 1962

Re: is it EVER ok to repace old windows?

Oldhouselover get my vote "I would not replace the windows just yet. Talk to your realtor about your dilemma and ask how much interest local " Talk is a lot cheeper than buying windows.Maybe a quicky paint job and sell the house would bring in more money---to spend on the "new"old house.Also new alu...