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by JXBrown
Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: So Calif style of 50s homes ?
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

by JXBrown
Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Tongue and Groove Paint Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 1129

We're working on it!#

We are using Peelaway 7 and touching up the result with a palm sander (Makita makes a 2 lb model) It's messy, but progress isn't too bad. Our realtor just told us that one of the neighbors completely stripped his ~2000 sq-ft house ceiling in 2 weeks. She's trying to contact him to find out his metho...
by JXBrown
Sun Apr 10, 2005 11:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Windows and Fascia Boards for MCM house
Replies: 7
Views: 2219

Nice house!

Window manufacturers are somewhat regional The two stand-bys for MCM houses in CA are Milgard and Blomberg. I believe that Milgard is available nationwide. Another more expensive, but excellent quality window available in California is made by Blomberg. Blomberg doesn't seem to have a website, so I ...
by JXBrown
Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: OT LA mold question
Replies: 4
Views: 1621

I don't want to cause a flame war, but the mold isn't really toxic. It causes horrible allergic reactions, as do cats, but it really isn't any more toxic than a cat. If you have allergies or asthma, cleaning it with bleach and repainting will do the trick. There are well meaning people who promote t...

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