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by sundine2
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Steam heat question (NJ recommendations needed)
Replies: 2
Views: 1300

Re: Steam heat question (NJ recommendations needed)

I would look in the phone book and look for plumbers/hvac peeps that have been in business for a LONNNNNGGG time. Did you check with the previous owners to see who they used? The ones that are cold are not getting the water to them. Check with others in your neighborhood to see if anyone still has t...
by sundine2
Sun Sep 11, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: window preservation class!
Replies: 22
Views: 4497

Re: window preservation class!

Hi John.... Well I have not been able to do much yet with my windows. I promised my husband I would get the house painting finished first before I embark on another project. I have used Bob's method though on pushing big chunks of window glaze on to the surface. I never did like making those damn li...
by sundine2
Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Cleaning a wood mantle
Replies: 8
Views: 2877

Re: Cleaning a wood mantle

whoa...Kingfarm...hate to tell you this but someone stole your fireplace and left just the mantle in the lavendar room. Who would do such a thing....lol

teri
by sundine2
Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Cleaning a wood mantle
Replies: 8
Views: 2877

Re: Cleaning a wood mantle

ooo...oooo....(hand up in the air waving)...Links please...post links...I just took all the nasty 100 yrs dirt off my front door with DA and it is beautiful...but I want a coating of some sort on it.
Where do you buy shellac flakes?

Teri
by sundine2
Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: I need, I need...to see pics of your home's exterior!
Replies: 780
Views: 635050

Re: I need, I need...to see pics of your home's exterior!

oooo KingFarm....love the old house. Where in KY are you? My hubby and I lived in Louisville for 10 yrs ...loved KY....

Welcome...
by sundine2
Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: I need, I need...to see pics of your home's exterior!
Replies: 780
Views: 635050

Re: I need, I need...to see pics of your home's exterior!

Here is mine now 80% finished. Of course my profile pic shows the earlier look.
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by sundine2
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:09 am
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Maybe 80% done...maybe not..depends..
Replies: 8
Views: 5034

Re: Maybe 80% done...maybe not..depends..

Thank you!! I love the colors too and I think now my house looks more elegant.. My neighbor keeps saying our house looks like a big mansion... OH....and last Thursday...some Ahole stole all my cushions off of my big wicker furniture...can't win for losing...and they did it in broad daylight....why c...
by sundine2
Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: A vent thread... How do you do it?
Replies: 6
Views: 980

Re: A vent thread... How do you do it?

Jenn, Take a deep breath and let it out slowly. Old houses were built to last so if it takes a year to finish the kitchen the rest of the house will still be standing....lol I have been scraping and painting my house for over 3 yrs and finally there is an end in site. You might consider hiring out s...
by sundine2
Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: storm windows vs. new double-paned
Replies: 28
Views: 13134

Re: storm windows vs. new double-paned

Bob Yapp hold window classes at his place in Missouri and does them in the summer up at The Campbell Center in BFE Illinois. I took the class on window repair/restoration last year at the Campbell Center http://www.campbellcenter.org . I had a wonderful time meeting new people and learning new thing...
by sundine2
Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Maybe 80% done...maybe not..depends..
Replies: 8
Views: 5034

Re: Maybe 80% done...maybe not..depends..

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x236/cakern/variouspics019.jpg pic of the almost finished front porch. We had it rebuilt for the most part. Took the pillars down and completely stripped them and repaired them with Abatron Wood epox then repainted them. All new t&g flooring (prtrtd pine) and all ...