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Living in old house

Postby elisaSam on Thu May 10, 2018 6:12 am

I live in an old house. We face some issues living in this house. Actually, my husband loves living in an old house. He says, living in an old house is a commitment. I was actually planning to renovate the house. But I don't know how to convince him. Have you ever had any similar experiences?
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Re: Living in old house

Postby Peter1203 on Mon May 28, 2018 4:16 am

try to find a compromise between your beliefs. In part, I agree with him, old houses have their own charm, but there are also drawbacks. Try to pripodnesti them as softly as possible. I also do not like the changes, but you can understand
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Re: Living in old house

Postby Peter1203 on Wed May 30, 2018 2:24 am

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Re: Living in old house

Postby Peter1203 on Thu May 31, 2018 4:18 am

:D
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Re: Living in old house

Postby macwnj on Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:27 pm

You didn't say how old or what is the style of the house, or state the nature of your proposed renovations. Whatever you do, proceed slowly. It is best to live in a place for some time (more than a year or two) before one begins making changes, unless the work is immediately necessary for structural integrity and/or function. Take the time to assess the value of the architectural or stylistic features that are worth preserving.
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