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  1. Electrical
    Hi everyone, My closet light recently stopped working and I can't figure out what's wrong. A little background info: my house was built in 1950 and the closet wiring seems to be from the same period (old cloth covered wires), the light setup is just a standard light bulb and porcelain socket...
  2. Painting
    Our new home was built sometime around the 1950s and some of the rooms have been updated while others have not. The bathroom and entryway both have an older style wallpaper that is very hideous so I've made it a priority to tackle that first. My question is whether it's possible (to get good...
  3. Electrical
    My husband and I recently bought a new home that was built around the 1950s. Some of the rooms have been updated with new flooring and paint, but it doesn't seem as though they even touched the switches and switchplates. The majority of our switchplates are yellowed and cracked so we'd...
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