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by avjudge
Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: smelly bathroom
Replies: 15
Views: 2997

I was thinking of suggesting the seal as a source. In my last house, the downstairs (older) bath started smelling intermittently. I'd clean all around the toilet, & a few days later it would smell again. Not really strong, and others didn't seem to notice, but a bit. I never fixed it (because the ho...
by avjudge
Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: insurance trouble with old homes??
Replies: 36
Views: 7318

I notice many of the "we didn't have any problem" responses are from Mass. - I think it's significant that if insurers didn't cover old houses in Mass., most of the inner Boston area would be uninsured! Somerville, for one, was basically in its current state by 1910, except for infill on some former...
by avjudge
Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Opinions needed. Replacement Doors.
Replies: 31
Views: 6434

You should also check out your local freecycle group, if there's a sizable one near you - you could post a "want" listing, and someone might have one or more lying around in a basement or attic. I thought of this because just yesterday, there was a post on the Somerville, MA freecycle, of someone of...