Home Buyin/Maintenance Thread - Where most of us are 30ish but act 47. Oh, and fuck home inspectors

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  1. billdozer

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    Our upright freezer died yesterday. Luckily we have an old fridge we use for overflow and I was able to shove everything into the available freezer space. We called around and everywhere is completely sold out and don't expect to get any in until mid April.
     
  2. pperc

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    I was lucky. We are in the middle of a kitchen renovation (fml) and had a backup fridge in the garage. With everything shutting down and our contractors stopping work we decided we needed a backup freezer to weather out the storm for 4-6 weeks. Our contractor was amazing and found us a 21 cu ft upright freezer like 90 minutes away and it’s been delivered on Sunday. Previously we were told they are generally sold out country wide for the foreseeable future
     
  3. NineteenNine

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    This probably doesn’t go here but this is the best angry old man thread so here goes...directv decided to delete my speed dial presets on my remote for no good reason and I’m angry about it. :angry:
     
  4. Willpépé

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    Sherwin Williams is doing curbside pick up if you need to paint something. I hate painting but it’s never gonna get done otherwise if I have a game to watch.
     
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  5. pperc

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    Are they open in Pa?
     
  6. Willpépé

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    Yeah just called the closest store to my house and spoke to a dude.
     
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  7. THF

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    Insulation?
     
  8. comrade static

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    lowes or Home Depot doesn’t have a freezer available?
     
  9. billdozer

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    Nope, not within 100 miles. They said they don't expect to get any in until mid April since the parts come from China.
     
  10. REGGNECK

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  11. Doc Louis

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    Any chance of a nonupright freezer fitting in the same space?
     
  12. billdozer

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    Yes, but they're out of everything. We don't need another one right now anyways.
     
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  13. comrade static

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    That’s somewhat fascinating. I wouldn’t have expected people to go out and buy a bunch of appliances like they did with toilet paper. I guess they don’t keep much inventory in stock at a warehouse.
     
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  14. Boo MFer!

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    Had final walk through with the builder yesterday for our new house. Nothing really big, but a lot of paint touch ups. Can’t wait to move in. Barring the world falling apart, we close on Friday.
     
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  15. billdozer

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    Ummm... Turn on CNN.
     
  16. Boo MFer!

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    YOU MEAN THR CLINTON NEWS NETWORK??! Fat chance!!!1~
     
  17. Boo MFer!

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    So, if they institute a lockdown, does that mean we can’t close on Friday?
     
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  18. PAHokie

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    If things close then it all depends on what people are able to work remotely.
     
  19. Boo MFer!

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    Yeah, I’m curious what’s possible remotely. I know they’re all working remotely, but can we close remotely. We got the cleared-to-close notice already.
     
  20. REGGNECK

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    Prob e doc it ..
     
  21. Boo MFer!

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    Mortgage broker buddy suggested I call Monday to see if I can sign early. Fuuuuuuuck.
     
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  22. pianoman

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    It depends on the title agency. In California they're doing mobile closings where the title agency is driving around to the homes and doing the closings on site.
     
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  23. Boo MFer!

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    But as I understand it, non-essential closures should eliminate that, no?
     
  24. pianoman

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    From my understanding, no it hasn’t stopped that at least out there.
     
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  25. Boo MFer!

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    :pray:
     
  26. jbr

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    I got about 100 fire ant stings/bites yesterday when I inadvertently stood on a pretty big mound that was camouflaged in a mulch bed. Fire ants 1, me 0.

    24 hours later, Orthene, with what I assume is instant cancer causing chemicals, has crushed everything it was poured on. No activity in or around the mound. Me 1, fire ants 1.

    Let’s see what happens for round 3.
     
  27. Willpépé

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    Painted master bathroom. Working on kid #1 room now. We are moving pretty quickly at this point.
     
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  28. pperc

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    Upright freezer delivered. It was a floor model so absolutely filthy. Fully expect it to die in 12-18 months.
     
  29. Anison

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    Decided to install a wireless mesh system. I live in the city so house is not huge - three stories ~950 SF each - but router is on the main floor and connectivity can be spotty on the lower and upper floors.

    Amazon EERO was recommended by my neighbor as easy-to-install, effective and inexpensive (looks like $200). Anyone have experience with it? Or recommend something else?
     
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  30. Willpépé

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    I posted something a while back ITT. Let me look for it.
     
  31. Willpépé

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    Anison
     
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  32. Anison

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    Appreciate it.
     
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  33. JeremyLambsFace

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    We're supposed to close Thursday, so I feel your pain.

    Our wedding was postponed by a hurricane and now closing on our first house this happens. If I ever announce on here my wife is pregnant you guys might want to go buy toilet paper and bread.
     
  34. Boo MFer!

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    What’s your mortgage guy saying? I left a message with mine and waiting to hear back.
     
  35. Truman

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    My garbage disposal that just needed a flip of the circuit breaker is now completely shot. So now I need a new garbge disposal and trying to decide how much I need one during a shelter in place, vs just going to home depot and buying one.
     
  36. Where Eagles Dare

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    Buy one off amazon :idk:

    I went about 2 years without one.
     
  37. Truman

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    2 years without a disposal is no way to live.
     
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  38. Where Eagles Dare

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    Life was tough.
     
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  39. JeremyLambsFace

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    I'll let you know when I know
     
  40. Boo MFer!

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    Just talked to my guy. Business as usual for now. Said as of now there’s no way that we could sign early or do digital signature. :ohdear:
     
  41. CF3234

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    Have them put it in the drop box outside the store. Wipe it down with a clorox wipe before using.
     
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  42. NineteenNine

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    how fucking often are you using a disposal???
     
  43. Truman

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    Uh... any time we wash dishes??
     
  44. NineteenNine

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    the fuck for???
     
  45. Truman

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    Is this a bit?
     
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  46. NineteenNine

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    No. There's no reason to be putting shit down the drain that requires a disposal every time you wash dishes. Didn't your momma teach you anything?
     
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  47. Lyrtch

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    current apartment doesn't have them and it's annoying

    if you cook with any regularity it sucks
     
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  48. Truman

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    This seems disproportionally hostile. But yes. I run my disposal almost every time I do dishes because who wants all that shit just sitting in the disposal instead of being flushed out through the pipes.
     
  49. NineteenNine

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    that's the point, there shouldn't be that much material going down your drain. Scrape the plates.
     
  50. Truman

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    I do.
     
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