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Blog entry by Roger Strautman posted 07-18-2007 07:56 PM 803 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, I think this is going to be a real eye opener for those of you who have never lived in a house as it is being remodeled.

These first set of pictures are of what the house looks like before the remodeling begins.

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You can see by this picture how low the soffets are. One reason for this remodel was to give this 60’s low ranch some height.

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These are some interior pictures of just how low the ceilings were. 7’-9”.

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This is enough for now. I might be able to get you the start of the storm tomorrow.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 07-18-2007 07:59 PM

but it looks like such a lovely house!!!
Low ceilings?? Whatchyou talkin about??

(at 5’ not many ceilings are low)
hmmm don’t tell me you are lifting the ROOF?? !!!!!
Oh my

and you lived here during the proces?? Yikes.
bring on the storm

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 07-19-2007 12:50 AM

Hi Roger,

Been there, etc…

Good looking house.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Bob Babcock

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#3 posted 07-19-2007 04:45 AM

Looks like you have a great house to start with. Can’t wait to see what you do.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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Karson

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#4 posted 07-19-2007 04:57 AM

Good Luck with the remodel Rog.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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