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Front Porch Job

01-13-2016 03:13 AM by dustynewt | 180 comments »

I posted this blog on LumberJocks about seven months ago. I had to edit it to restore photos (I have changed my photo host) so while I was at it, I thought I would post it here for my first HomeReburbers blog. The first major problem (project) started when I walked out the front door of my house one day and my foot went right through the slate porch. It shocked me more than anything because I thought the slate was bedded with a solid concrete pad. We have lived here for 25 years. I have al...

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House Renovation #1: A Family and Friend Renovation

02-22-2011 02:05 AM by chief101 | 7 comments »

My first adventure in refurbishing was in 1974. I added a 17×27 addition to my ranch style home in Northfield Village, Ohio. I built it myself with the help of friends and a few issues of Time Do It Yourself magazines. These were very popular at the time and extremely helpful. The addition had a cathedral ceiling, main room 17×19, exposed beam, an 8×13 laundry room, in ceiling stereo speakers, and recessed lighting. One wall 17ft was an all split brick fireplace. Mason Bill Swa...

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Do you want a 4-season Sunroom or a 3-season Porch?

05-31-2012 05:57 PM by Mike Blank, CGR CAPS | 4 comments »

Sometimes while discussing a 4-season sunroom with our Lancaster County, PA clients, we get on the discussion of an alternative option: a 3-season room. Most of the time people were not aware of the term 3-season room or what it was, even though they usually have seen one after we explain it. Here is a quick rundown of 4-season and 3-season rooms, their pros and cons and even an idea if you’re considering your own addition! What is a 4-season room? A four-season room is a heated room ad...

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Making curved moldings on the Woodmaster 718

07-21-2012 02:00 AM by GaryL | 17 comments »

I’ve have been working on a clients home that has entailed several different projects/phases. One of the things being done is upgrading most if not all of the trim through out this 7300 sq. ft. home. Next is doing the front entry and hall. There are two archways, one arched bi-fold (both sides), and an arched front door. Seven arches total with three different radius’s. First I made some paper templates from the openings and then transfered this to the material, in this case pa...

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Front Door Trim #1: A door well hung

04-28-2008 06:55 PM by Dan Lyke | 6 comments »

On the left, how it looked when we moved in, on the right, how it looks as of right now. The ugly “security” door on the front has always bothered me. It’s indicative of a bad neighborhood, where people don’t trust their neighbors, and we were very sure that it was an over-reaction by a person growing old and settling into their fears, otherwise we wouldn’t have bought the place. Thus it’s been important to me that we replace it fairly quickly. We&...

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Rental House Work #4: Front Wall Surprise and Repair

08-23-2009 06:28 PM by 3fingerpat | 12 comments »

The next saga of the rental house documents the front wall repair that was not planned or expected. I had contracted a carpenter to replace several rotted fascia and soffit boards during the replacement of the roof and also asked him to replace one piece of rotted 2×4 that I found on the front porch overhang. Just before our arrival in Oregon, I got the call from the carpenter reporting that there was much more extensive damage and rot then he was tasked with and recommended that I loo...

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Rental House Work #3: Drywall Repair

08-22-2009 06:02 PM by 3fingerpat | 4 comments »

I had more drywall repair then what I took pictures of, so here is the before and after of one of the repairs:

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How to Wire a Painting

11-13-2017 03:59 PM by woodify | 22 comments »

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