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09-04-2011, 10:49 AM #46201
Can do! What year was your house built?
09-04-2011, 10:50 AM #46202
09-04-2011, 10:51 AM #46203
Thats a good year
09-04-2011, 10:51 AM #46204
Plumbing and electrical are good, want a 2-story MB and the kitchen updated
The contractors out here are more concerned about selling the appliances.
Last edited by Mes; 09-04-2011 at 10:54 AM.
09-04-2011, 11:00 AM #46205
09-04-2011, 11:07 AM #46206
Last edited by Broomhead; 09-04-2011 at 11:12 AM.
09-04-2011, 11:19 AM #46207
Never tested for lead ... hmmmm I should.
Large lot, single story (huge attic looks like 2-story), 3-car garage. Lots of potential.
Except for minor changes, the inside is original. Can't say the same outside
09-04-2011, 11:27 AM #46208
If house was built before 1950 100% chance its got lead paint. 1951-1985 85% chance. After 1986 should be good to go. The government banned it's use.
If you don't have it tested, then it's best to assume it's got lead paint.
Capture all paint chips, never sand anything painted... It's best to scrap and cover with new paint. Pregnant woman, kids, old people should not be exposed to any of the remodel.
Lead poisoning is nothing to play around with
Last edited by Broomhead; 09-04-2011 at 11:29 AM.
09-04-2011, 11:33 AM #46209
Thx. I'll find a hidden spot (closet maybe) and get it tested before doing anything else.
09-04-2011, 11:39 AM #46210
Closet is a great place to have tested, you may want a window sill chip test also(high traffic area) better safe then sorry.
My house was built in 64 and a lead paint test was the first thing I did.
Check with your local big box store. You can buy a test kit. It basically gives you an envolope and address to send it to for testing>> all testing costs are paid at store when you buy the kit
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09-04-2011, 11:42 AM #46211
Thanks. A good labor-day project
09-04-2011, 11:47 AM #46212
What do you do if it comes back positive
09-04-2011, 11:48 AM #46213
09-04-2011, 01:31 PM #46214
Whats everyone up to?
09-04-2011, 01:43 PM #46215
09-04-2011, 02:04 PM #46216
Rain been non stopped here since 6:30 this morning
09-04-2011, 03:14 PM #46217
Just got back from Church, trying to catch up.
Wow Simon, soon will pass SB. Never thought anyone could do it but no one has done so much and spent as much time online here like Simon I recon.
Great job buddy. I knew I did good. lolz
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09-04-2011, 03:17 PM #46218
09-04-2011, 03:22 PM #46219
^ soon come, I miss being number 2 sorta but it is what it is. Just want to try to get to 22K, that will make me happy.
09-04-2011, 03:24 PM #46220