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by FamlyFarm
Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: wallpaper
Replies: 1
Views: 4032

wallpaper

Does anyone know where we can get wallpaper like this or remove large sections to save for another project?Image
by FamlyFarm
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: Old Victorian Progress
Replies: 43
Views: 49181

Re: Old Victorian Progress

Hey, going way back so Im not sure if you would remember but do you know what pressure you used when you were pressure washing the house? Looks great!
by FamlyFarm
Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Kohler "Memoirs" Toilet Woes Solution !
Replies: 28
Views: 18896

Re: Kohler "Memoirs" Toilet Woes Solution !

I was searching for the memoirs toilet on Kohlers website and it said it had been discontinued...... hmmm. does anyone have a good recommendation for a round bowl toilet with a square base?
by FamlyFarm
Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Our Bedroom is Done!
Replies: 26
Views: 32725

Re: Our Bedroom is Done!

Very nicely done! Cannot wait untill I completely finish a room. Im suprised no one jumped down your throat for taking out the plaster walls
by FamlyFarm
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Insulating window weight pockets
Replies: 3
Views: 3332

Insulating window weight pockets

Hey all, I will have some new pictures up here soon with progress on the house, its going slow but im making headway. Meanwhile I was wondering if anyone who saved/is saving their old windows insulated their weight pockets? When looking in the pocket hole I can feel cold air coming in and see daylig...
by FamlyFarm
Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Happiness is getting the attic cleaned out and re-insulated
Replies: 8
Views: 7565

Re: Happiness is getting the attic cleaned out and re-insulated

Ill have to get my pictures up of the accumulation of 15+ years of raccoon infestation and the 2inches of cellulose insulation :? so far 5 garbage bags full and I am maybe 1/8th of the way done....If I may ask how much did he quote you for the work?
by FamlyFarm
Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Damaged cast iron plumbing
Replies: 15
Views: 15848

Re: Damaged cast iron plumbing

In my experience, cast is hard to repair right and costly if you dont know what you are doing. For piece of mind as I found many cracks in my pipe, I removed all of it (4in) and am replacing it with the code approved PVC (3in) this gave me more room to run new access lines without drilling more hole...
by FamlyFarm
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Craigslist Finds....
Replies: 871
Views: 596701

Re: Craigslist Finds....

Hey all looking for a 1880-1910 bathroom sink, please leave me a message if you find one thanks!
by FamlyFarm
Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Insulation
Replies: 15
Views: 5514

Re: Insulation

sounds good thanks everyone, out of 19 participents 8 did blow in insualtion and 11 did not. I am leaning toward the blowing in way at this point. The original plaster walls are in great shape for being vacant for 15 years but the ceilings did not fair so well. The wooden clapboard is also in pretty...
by FamlyFarm
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: You know you live in a drafty old house when...
Replies: 13
Views: 2064

Re: You know you live in a drafty old house when...

You know you live in a drafty old house when the water in the toilet is white capping from the vent pipe breeze :D