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Tips for the first time home owner.

Started this discussion. Last reply by QuackXP on Monday. 10 Replies

My wife and I are buying our first house and because we waited a bit longer in our life, hopefully our last house.Our budget dictated that we could buy a house with the Layout, Location, and Lot we…Continue

Knife Sharpening

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tarquin Anstruther Jan 25. 11 Replies

So I have been carrying around an EDC long enough that I can tell its just not sharp anymore. I also recently got a fixed blade knife for camping  that I would like to maintain.A friend of mine had…Continue

45 Minute Full Body Workouts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Jul 13, 2015. 38 Replies

I'm trying to get into better shape. I've been able to carve out 45 minutes a day dedicated to exorcise. My goal is to exorcise 6 days a week with a day of rest alternating cardio and weight…Continue

Lessons from Boy Scouts pay off today.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Dec 24, 2015. 13 Replies

I was out kayaking today at the local lake and as we where taught in scouts to leave a place better than you found it, so I routinely pick up trash I find floating in the lake. I was near the…Continue

 

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QuackXP replied to Pale Horse's discussion Drinking More Water
"I to should do this more. I think a good part of when I don't feel %100 is dehydration. I've tried keeping a water bottle at work and drinking before meals. It works to an extent but what it really comes down to is basic discipline and…"
Wednesday
QuackXP replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"Has anyone added a integrated generator-switch panel into their main panel? Did you think it was worth the cost. "
Monday
QuackXP replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"Not a gas unit. You do need to disconnect the gas and water obviously. "
Monday
QuackXP replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"There is no sign of damage, yet. But there is moisture leaking into the attic. The fix that the sellers are performing is to get us through the purchase and have some time to save for a new roof later this year before winter if need be ideally id…"
Monday
Mongoose replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"How do you replace a water heater? Doesn't that involve an electrician?"
Monday
Regular Joe replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"I'd be worried about that roof leak. Plugging or patching a hole is one thing . . . it's what has happened underneath as a result of the leak that you have to worry about. Has the attic and/or the area underneath the roof been thoroughly…"
Monday
QuackXP replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"I have heard some bad stories about code. The major updates are all goign to be done by contractors. Ill defiantly do my homework on anything else though regarding permits.  I agree. Aside from paint and carpet before we move in we are going to…"
Monday
QuackXP replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"The furnace and roof will be contracted out. The DYI portion is more for minor maintenance and cosmetic upgrades.  I plan to do the water heater myself for a weekend when my dad is up to supervise.  We have a friend who is an electrician…"
Monday
Native Son replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"The bones are more important than the style. So it's tackle the roof and the furnace first. One big deal.  Check with your local government building department.  It's surprising how much stuff does or doesn't require…"
Monday
Shane replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"The furnace and roof should be changed contracted out. The water heater you can replace in an afternoon, including shopping for equipment and tools, it's a really simple job. Fuzebox you can upgrade yourself, that's not difficult…"
Monday
Steve Dallas replied to QuackXP's discussion Tips for the first time home owner.
"As I sit at home, stinky, waiting for a plumber, DON"T DO IT!!!!! Nah, most of the big stuff is out there. Try to do as much painting and similar before you begin to move in. We got the living room and kitchen done, wish we went at bedrooms at…"
Monday
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Tips for the first time homeowner.

My wife and I are buying our first house and because we waited a bit longer in our life, hopefully our last house.Our budget dictated that we could buy a house with the Layout, Location, and Lot we wanted OR have a house that was renovated recently that lacked significant things from the big three L's listed above. We found the house, got through the negotiations, the inspection and re-negotiations and its mostly red tape from here until closing. The house is 50 years old and had some…See More
Monday
QuackXP replied to Hyrum Higgins's discussion We didn't kiss
"I've met more girls that where religious, old school, shy, etc. than I met girls just looking for a meal ticket. Seeing as it sounds like you are genuinely having a good time and she is not insisting on going to and doing expensive things I bet…"
Jan 30
QuackXP replied to Hyrum Higgins's discussion We didn't kiss
"Maybe she is not a PDA person. Your chance for intimacy might have been during the date. I think kissing by the third date is perfectly acceptable to all but the very most conservative people. Try it when you are alone again. If she resists. I would…"
Jan 30
QuackXP replied to Sam K's discussion MGTOW - the worst of the "men's movement" websites?
"I almost never get along with with anyone who is on the extreme of some ideology. Especially ones who push there ideals at the expense of others. So the misandric feminists and the misogynist men rights groups are just loud mouth talking…"
Jan 29
QuackXP replied to Logan Amster's discussion Staying current
"For any kind of news or blog updates I use Feedly. There are some local entertainment and leisure establishments that only have a social media updates. "
Jan 28

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I have a great appreciation for barbers who put in the work to churn out a really good looking hair for his customers. Here in Malaysia, its a trend thats only grown in the last 3-4 years, and maybe it's a chicken and egg thing, but the pomade usage has also increased tremendously along with the growth of barbers. I've recently started a project to compile photos of actual hairstyles from some barbers around Asia, through their social media account. My objective of doing this is to ensure that…See More
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