Hello From Central PA - Introductions - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Forum > Introductions


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-06-2012, 10:03 PM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 12
Rewards Points: 10

Hello from Central PA

Hey everyone. Long time lurker finally posting. I've been following a few builds in the project showcase board and now it's about time for me to start mine.

Just some info on me. I'm 27 yeas old. I have been working as an electrician since I was 18 years old. I am a really hands on kind of guy and like to research everything I do. I just recently bought a 10 year old bi-level house with my girlfriend. The past homeowner didn't care much for updating or up keeping the house so I am here to save it.

Our first projects were painting the living room/hallway/stairwell and our bedroom. Since we were ready to move in and both working I hired a friend who has his own painting company to come in and paint these rooms. The living room was painted a boring beige but with a nice chocolate brown accent wall. The bedroom was painted a grey purple color to go with the girlfriends idea for a black and white themed bedroom. Purple is her accent color.

Recently I removed the moulding the previous HO installed. All the baseboard and casing was removed by them to install hardwood floors and they replaced it with 1x4 pine boards. Nothing was miterd or cut square. It looked terrible. I replaced it with some nice standard casing and 4" baseboard white MDF. It already makes the house look much more updated.

My next project is the basement. It is like a lot of bilevels I've seen with a large "rumpus" room. It's not quite a living room its too big and awkward to be a bedroom, we are completely unsure what to do with this enormous empty room. I suggested a bar/home theater. That idea was shot down. She wants to leave it open for a playroom for our future kids.

Thanks for taking your time to read my introduction.


Last edited by Mattme123; 08-06-2012 at 10:05 PM.
Mattme123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2012, 10:27 AM   #2
Lic. Builder/GC/Remodeler
AtlanticWBConst.'s Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 7,556
Rewards Points: 2,000

Hello and Welcome to the DIY Chatroom.


- Build Well -
AtlanticWBConst. is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Central Air Conditioning running all day quaildog HVAC 26 03-14-2011 05:02 AM
Closed off room where central return is located markorious HVAC 1 02-17-2011 01:47 AM
Central Vac problem strongbow Electrical 4 10-23-2010 08:49 PM
adding central air poger67 HVAC 3 04-28-2009 09:58 AM
Installing Central Air using existing heat ducts lvlacic HVAC 2 06-25-2005 12:47 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1