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Old 12-14-2011, 06:01 AM   #1
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New Home Owner has lots of things to do!

My first home, and I'm really excited about being a homeowner (finally). I've got alot of questions, and look forward to learning all about things I can do to make my home more mine and put some craftmanship into it to be proud of.


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One tip, try and only work on one thing at a time.


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Welcome hawkwynd!

When I bought our recent house, a foreclosure, I would never have attempted cedar siding, or replacing windows, or a variety of things!
Throw your questions out there, a lot of great people here will offer up their assistance.
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But beware. There are a lot of novices out there giving bad advice. Consider several opinions first, then read the instructions!

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Pick easy jobs first, and try to finish whole rooms. So if you have one room that just needs curtain rods, that's a good place to start

The problem I have is wanting to do everything myself, but not having the time to get even half of it done in a reasonable time frame, so I've learned (sort of...) to pick an choose.


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