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by tallrick
Wed Apr 18, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Flat Roofs Bad
Replies: 9
Views: 1745

by tallrick
Wed Apr 18, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Celotex, Johns-manville and armstrong ceiling tiles
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Re: Celotex

If I'm not mistaken, Celotex are asbestos, right? I believe that I came across their name in asbestos-related settlement information. I know that Harwell H. Harris used them in at least one house in Silver Lake, L.A. I had some ads from the company, Celotex got it's start making cane fibre ceiling ...
by tallrick
Wed Apr 18, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Flat Roofs Bad
Replies: 9
Views: 1745

Oh yes, a nice sloped roof to act as hurricane bait, good thinking!
by tallrick
Wed Apr 18, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Removing Paint from Ceramic Tile?
Replies: 8
Views: 847

I have used brake fluid to remove paint from tile and glazed blocks.
by tallrick
Wed Apr 18, 2007 8:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Best location for new modern?
Replies: 8
Views: 1087

Best location for new modern?

After being born and raised in Miami, building a modern home in 1990 in Key Largo, I am fed up with the bad taste and third-world mentality of south Florida. Also have been struggling with a corrupt tax assessor and have had to let my house run down to get control of the tax bill. Looking for a new ...

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