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  1. Roof over bay window

    Roofing/Siding
    Hi, I own an older house, built in 1949. Its getting to look a little rough on the exterior and I suspect I am getting some water infiltration, so this summer I am working on addressing many of these problems. I ordered a new window for my dormer and I plan to replace the ugly siding, paint the...
  2. Overflow drain and clog

    Plumbing
    I've removed the over plate and hardware, snaked the drain too but still not draining. I'm having a hard time finding out if all this is not working whats next. I would be very grateful for any help or information. Thank you James
  3. Need advice on support beams in older house

    Building & Construction
    I have an older house that has a sagging floor in the kitchen and bath area. It looks like the wood support beam was cut to put in an overhead door in the basement. I was quoted $700 for 2 steel I-beams but I am in the $30K in the hole and need to watch my budget. It was suggested that I add...
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