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First home refurbishing

Blog series by Bill consisting of 2 parts so far

Part 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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Part 2: What do do with the baseboards

07-14-2008 04:55 PM by Bill | 14 comments »

Ok, so I still have some painting to do on the master bedroom, as well as some touch ups elsewhere. But, my next challenge will be the baseboards. First, they will need to be replaced in several places. Then, they will all need repainted. I have two challenges with the baseboards. First, the original baseboard installations used a small piece of baseboard to cover the rounded wall corners. Instead of using the rounded corner pieces, they used a small piece of baseboard that makes the...

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