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Old 01-20-2008, 03:26 PM   #1
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Hi...I bought a house about 2 years to remodel and give me somethign to do. The thing I'm wondering is what should I do next. I was going to buy a Harley, but decided to cancel that and put my money in the house. here is what I was looking at for the next model.

Siding
Windows
Redo the Kitchen

Any Advice on what would be benficial to me? I was thinking Windows cause that will help cut down on heat. The house is big and has crappy windows. I got blow in insulation, but I think it needs more. If I went with siding, I was goig to get the style that has the foam insulation underneath it. All comments welcomed.

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Siding will help with the value of the house. Its a nice upgrade.

Windows are a nice upgrade also. Will help with keeping the heat inside for sure.

I have an old house and need a bunch of upgrades also. A new kitchen eventually for sure.

I would start with the siding..get that done and then start inside...

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Old 01-20-2008, 03:44 PM   #3
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As they say... Cant eat a Harley, but you can get a loan on the house for groceries!

Any of the three will add value to your house.
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The windows should be done before before the siding in the event you want to or need to alter the window openings to get a standard size window which maybe cheaper than custom windows in old frames.
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Ayuh,...... I Agree with Tubguy's reasoning,......

Windows 1st,..... Then Siding.....

That way you can save enough on the Heating Bill,....
To Remodel the Kitchen...........
Besides,.......
Granite will be Out of vogue soon,......May as well jump on the Next craze......................
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I was thinking windows too, which will be a topic I can post. Not too sure on the styles of windows, options for windows, etc...The previous owners tried replacing some windows in the house, but when you feel cold air coming through, they didn't do a good job of doing so.

Just out of curiosity, what is a good replacement window? What style would be the easiest to replace? I mainly looking at taking out the old, sliding the new on in and screwing it in. I am not wanting to remove the trim from the inside of the house (mainly because I already done work there).

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