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by Jinxxie
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Woodland Hills, CA - Van Dekker House by Schindler
Replies: 49
Views: 27046

good news everybody

I don't even know if anyone logs in here anymore, but I remembered this thread from years ago..

This is the house now:

http://www.ourventurablvd.com/Summer-20 ... e=0#artanc
by Jinxxie
Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Willie Mays' (unbuilt) 1959 Jones & Emmons...
Replies: 5
Views: 4783

Ooh, I knew this was coming. I didn't realise they had set the dates.

I'm excited for it :)
by Jinxxie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Woodland Hills, CA - Van Dekker House by Schindler
Replies: 49
Views: 27046

I stumbled across this thread looking for information about homes in my area. Seeing as it is right around the corner from my house I thought I would drive by and report good news. Unfortunately no good news to be reported, while a fence has been put up and a tarp placed on the roof, it doesn't seem...
by Jinxxie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

I think the beams were all dry rot, we also had termite damage in other areas of the house, there was 7500 dollars worth of repairs/treatment done during escrow. (That's a pretty entertaining tale and part of what made the transaction itself a huge headache). It was quite interesting, when we took d...
by Jinxxie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

Thanks for the tips Redneckmodern, They have done the repairs, and have so far seemed very reputable, coming back and fixing something that was missed and replacing a spot of hardwoodflooring that was damaged from a pot plant that wasn't really their responsbility. Is there anyway I can tell what th...
by Jinxxie
Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

The list is long and for now we are focused on livability issues like light installations, repairs oh and unpacking boxes.

Thanks :)
by Jinxxie
Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Lotta Living Member Websites
Replies: 60
Views: 39754

Site Name: Remodel all the things!!

URL: http://firalean.tumblr.com/

Site Author: Jinxxie

What you'll find there: Blog about the changes we are making to our AQJ home. Mostly updates for our distant families and so we can keep track of how far we have come.
by Jinxxie
Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

Yep. Repairs are all done, it needed to be tented. Now we are just looking at protecting the house in what ways we can.

I'll post updates when we make changes.

Thanks
by Jinxxie
Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

Oh thanks for the tips. I imagine I will be using both of them. If I hadn't noticed then it must be something that can be done sensitively. I'll be posting photos of our changes as a record for us, so we can keep track of the improvements, also because our families are interested and they live far a...
by Jinxxie
Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

Beam advice

Hi, I'm new here. I posted my "Hi I'm new here" in the Hi I am new here thread, but now I am looking for information. I did a search and didn't find my specific question answered already, although it's possible I just didn't search correctly. If that's the case, please feel free to redirec...
by Jinxxie
Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 422591

Hi and stuff

Hello, My name is Michelle, I'm newly registered but I've been lurking for a few months. My husband and I recently (finally) closed on our MCM house. We have a lot of work to do and I've enjoyed using the older posts as a reference so far. Hopefully we can get some good ideas when we hit a stumbling...

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