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by beachbons
Mon Apr 16, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: To buy or not to buy
Replies: 23
Views: 4032

And because you're in a hot & humid southern state have a VERY complete termite inspection.

Greg
by beachbons
Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Walmart checkout lane
Replies: 18
Views: 5215

I go to Wal mart in the morning. The general manager is on duty, the "full-time" employees are working; usually more mature individuals, and the store is completely stocked from the night before. My wife gets to know the different department heads from her frequent visits and its like going to an ol...
by beachbons
Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Sell House On Contract
Replies: 3
Views: 562

I'm neither an attorney nor realtor, but, I would be concerned that no matter what kind of contract you draw up the deed still is in the name of the owner, the contract holder. They still own the house and, thus, can do anything they want to the house. Their creditors can also attach the house with ...
by beachbons
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:25 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: How can I post a pic of my house here??
Replies: 2
Views: 913

Check out this discussion; it'll explain everything
http://www.oldhouseweb.com/newBB/topic-8590.shtml
by beachbons
Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: DirectTv guy says he can do roof for $4,500 ?????
Replies: 15
Views: 1485

I'm in the middle of pricing a complete tear-off of two layers of asphalt & one layer of cedar shake. All bids will put on new 7/16" underlayment, 30# felt paper, and 30 yr dimensional shingles. They will redo all valleys, chimney flashing, drip caps, and edges. Ridge vents will be added. With all t...
by beachbons
Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: the mystery of what is behind the bathroom wall
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

When I was remodeling one of my restaurants recently, I tried to drill through the tile wall, the drill bit made it through the tile OK but got stuck behind it. I discovered that the previous owner had THREE layers of tile on the wall. Never drill into a wall unless you know what is on the other sid...
by beachbons
Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: PLEASE HELP! HELP! HELP!
Replies: 7
Views: 705

Thanks for the replies; Yeah, its great to have old floors 'cause they don't have to be perfect!

Greg
by beachbons
Sun Apr 01, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: PLEASE HELP! HELP! HELP!
Replies: 7
Views: 705

PLEASE HELP! HELP! HELP!

Well, after much research I tackled the refinishing of our downstairs floors, four rooms. I'll chronicle my trials in another topic, but for now I've got a little problem. In the main living area there was a large rug that sat in place for well over 60 years, I have photos from the 1940's with the r...
by beachbons
Sat Mar 24, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: So, do you think this will....
Replies: 11
Views: 2933

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/newBB/topic-12833.shtml

You don't have to read everything in the above discussion, just enough to understand that a home deserves to be kept together. I hope you choose to keep it.

Greg
by beachbons
Tue Mar 20, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Detroit's low-cost housing
Replies: 14
Views: 4263

Thanks, Mantero. I had bookmarked that site several years ago but lost it somehow. I'm sure glad to have it back. Thanks, again.