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The Son's Room.

07-31-2012 08:28 PM by MarkTheFiddler | 7 comments »

My son has one year of high school left. I have changed my plans for doing the house so we can get his room next. Years ago I painted a mural on 2 of his walls. The wall paint we keep. I need to touch up the base color here and there but painting will not be a major chore. Another minor chore will be to get the wobble out of his ceiling fan. It’s a nice looking, brushed nickel, Hunter fan so we are keeping it. It’s about 5 year old but I still see similar stuff in the box st...

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HR - Gateways #14: Paint / Painting

12-08-2012 12:19 PM by MsDebbieP | 1 comment »

This is a GATEWAY to everything posted at HomeRefurbers.com tagged as “Paint” or “Painting” Projects Paint Painting Blogs Paint Painting Forums Paint Painting Feel free to add any info (technical or practical) here as well.   Click here for the MASTER HR GATEWAYS LIST

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That old house #1: Old house - new kitchen

08-19-2011 03:55 PM by BillyJ | 5 comments »

I began this project a while ago and just now had some time to start writing about it. This is one of those projects that hold a surprise behind every swing of the hammer. Here is what I have to work with. It’s an older home. Built in 1939, it started out as a three-room house. Owner after owner left their mark. Unfortunately, almost all of the additions and renovation jobs were done by people who owned stock in fastener or plaster companies. The plaster is that good stuff –...

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First home refurbishing #1: First foreclosure house for refurbishing

06-24-2008 06:02 PM by Bill | 8 comments »

I have not been on the site much lately, but I do have a good excuse. I finally found a house to purchase a refurbish. While not a lot of work to do, there will be a few things needing done, primarily patching a few holes and painting. In April I looked through a number of houses. Many of these houses, while inexpensive, were not in good areas and/or needed a lot of work. By the time the house was fixed up, there would be no money to be made. With a declining housing market, that woul...

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Painting Tips from DoItYourself.com

07-17-2010 10:07 PM by Mike Blank, CGR CAPS | 0 comments »

We get a lot of questions about painting during our Do-It-Yourself Tutoring Sessions, so I figured I’d share some useful painting tips from DoItYourself.com. If you’re a Do-It-Yourselfer in Lancaster County, PA, feel free to give us a call if you’d like to set up a Tutoring Session. Enjoy! Mike Blank, CGR CAPSMBC Building & Remodeling, LLC(717) 371-5136 — According to the Paint & Decorating Retailers Association, there are a few tips to keep in mind when considering a new ...

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