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svtnos 01-13-2013 02:17 PM

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Hello all Im new here.. just joined name is Joel im 28 just bought my first home and loving.. problem is i have so many ideas rolling around in my head i dont know where to start with the house.. used to be huge into cars and customizing them but funny thing is you start to grow up and your priorities change.. well anyways i look forward to chatting with all you and learning some new things.. :thumbsup:

joecaption 01-13-2013 02:21 PM

Welcome.
DO not fall into the typical first time home owner trap.
Start with the important stuff first, roof, insulation, windows, air sealing, HVAC, plumbing and wiring.
Only work on one room at a time!
Start simple, bathrooms and kitchens can eat up all your money and time real quick.

svtnos 01-13-2013 02:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1092535)
Welcome.
DO not fall into the typical first time home owner trap.
Start with the important stuff first, roof, insulation, windows, air sealing, HVAC, plumbing and wiring.
Only work on one room at a time!
Start simple, bathrooms and kitchens can eat up all your money and time real quick.

Thats great advice thank you.. the beauty of the house i bought is that everything has already been updated.. everything works and is relatively new.. I just get to do my own personal touches.. and anything else i can dream up.. lol

joecaption 01-13-2013 02:28 PM

Sounds good, paint is cheap. :)

svtnos 01-13-2013 02:35 PM

yes as one room needs a color change badly.. I have no kids so the light blue room needs to be changed..

PaliBob 01-14-2013 01:30 PM

Welcome to the Forum
It is a good idea to include your location in your profile.
Also check out how to Post pictures in the How To section.

To add your location to your profile see more How-To

AtlanticWBConst. 01-18-2013 08:49 AM

Hello and Welcome to the site.


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