Hello everyone, I saw a few of you greet me to GTTalk and asked for some pics of the house project I am s l o w l y working on.
Got the house back in February, 2012 and before moving into it I had to get a tree away from the house, replace a rotted garage door, replace ALL of the plumbing supply lines and internal waste pipes. All the copper pipes were stolen while the house set on the market. Bargaining chip on the final price for me.
Along with stains in the first floor ceiling below the bathroom said plumbing needed to be first major project.
Gutted the upstairs bath and also saw the floor joists needed to dry/air out. Pipes had frozen at one point and busted in several places. So, needing a 2nd bath in the house anyways, I decided to put a bath in on the first floor. Only place logical was a side porch that was enclosed and made into a laundry area.
When I started to make access for 3" PVC waste pipe I find that the frame and siding are all OAK!!! 100+ yr old OAK. That stuff is petrified. Well, gotta git er dun. So here are some pics.