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Downsizing To A Garagedominium !

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by dlrides, Mar 9, 2019.

  1. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, old & slow

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    What's scheduled to go on the wall where the gas line (plumbing?) is currently being pressure tested? Stub out to be removed and wall patched or is there something that goes there, like hot water heat or a gas "wood stove?"
  2. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618 Supporter

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    A small Vermont Castings gas log stove.
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  3. kixtand

    kixtand Long timer

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    You think of everything...
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  4. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618 Supporter

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    All powered up and finished ! Hope to have pavement in a couple of days, closing soon on current house, already started the move !


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  5. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    The stuff dreams are made of right there!
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  6. Gestalt

    Gestalt Been here awhile

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    That my friend is the nicest big shed I may have ever seen, really pleased for you, a few shrubs and its home, really nice congratulations (You know I am only poking the bear on the Shed thing as I got such a rize out of you last time.) I have enjoyed this chain a great deal.
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  7. k7

    k7 Almost retired..tick..tick..

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    Congratulations bud! Great job.
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  8. Cogswell

    Cogswell Now living the new normal.

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    Looks awesome Don, well done. :thumb
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  9. Laconic

    Laconic Boomer Berserker Nativist Rube

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    Really cool. If you're lucky you might get to mow a couple times before winter sets in. :D
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  10. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618 Supporter

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    I was surprised how fast the grass came up ! I used some kind of starter fertilizer for clay type dirt and the landscaping mat.
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  11. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte

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    Dayum! If I had that, and you had a feather up your ass, we'd both be tickled.
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  12. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte

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    Seriously, I envy you.
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  13. Type301

    Type301 Adventurer Supporter

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    Beautiful. Congrats. You'll love it.
  14. shortbusrider

    shortbusrider Been here awhile

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    That looks amazing.
    Still willing to house sit for you if you want to build one just like it in Hamilton.
  15. Butters

    Butters Kwyjibo Supporter

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    Are you going to epoxy the garage floor? Some other floor covering?

    I would think now is the time to do it.
  16. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618 Supporter

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    Still regret not building it in the Hamilton area ! :cry

    I’ll probably try to buy a lot in the valley next year for a possible full retirement move in the future.
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  17. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618 Supporter

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    Not a fan of coatings in a useable garage. I put sealer down after the pour to prevent staining, that will suffice.
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  18. Laconic

    Laconic Boomer Berserker Nativist Rube

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    That's what we did, 3 coats of a latex sealer prior to moving in and it's done well over the 10 years we've been here.
  19. Laconic

    Laconic Boomer Berserker Nativist Rube

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    Could we get a couple more shots of the living area?
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  20. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618 Supporter

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    Sure, I have a couple. Blonde t&g pine walls, light gray vinyl plank flooring, white sheetrock overhead, white cabinets, and other gray accents ..................

    living room

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    master bedroom

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    primary bath

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    guest room

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    secondary/garage bath

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