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

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  1. Boom TittyMilk

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    What the hell you need a mud room for
     
  2. Bo Pelinis

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    Mud rooms are super tight if you have kids that go to school or live where it snows or work at a job where you get dirty.
     
  3. Bo Pelinis

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    I do not have a mud room so I built a cubby system in the garage for the kids' backpacks and shoes and for snow pants and toys and shit like that.
     
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  4. ButchCassidy

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    Is it you???
     
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  5. Barves2125

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    Also great if you need a place to clean a dog or something. Seen some houses that I can't afford that have built in dog baths in their mud rooms. Basically just a big sink that's low to the ground for a dog to get into.
     
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  6. blind dog

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    I really fucking hope it's not me I wish he would answer :ohdear:
     
  7. ButchCassidy

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    Hell, it could be me!!
     
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  8. ned's head

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    Plumber mentioned in passing that this gas line to an outdoor point for a grill needs to be changed before using, but I can't figure out why. It's the black line with the red shutoff. Is that valve outdated or something, maybe? I need to get it right so I can bless this board with my dogs

     
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  9. Name P. Redacted

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    They’re also a sweet spot to just kick your shoes off
     
  10. Name P. Redacted

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    My house has this. No idea it was there until we walked through once the previous owners got their shit out. It wasn’t on the listing either.
     

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  11. Baron

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    pic?
     
  12. Bo Pelinis

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    Not mine but basically this except I have another full cubby on each side just for baskets and no letters because fuck all that.

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  13. Open Carry

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    It’s blind dog
     
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  14. blind dog

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    wow this really sucks guess i'll cancel our family vacay :whyioughta:
     
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  15. Open Carry

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    Pretty much this. I don’t have a garage and it’s really the only point of entry into and out of the house. The other exterior door is in the master suite and I’m not about to trounce in and out of my bedroom while doing yard work and whatnot.
     
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  16. Name P. Redacted

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    Expected a GBR NFM kinda disappointed

    Nice garage tho
     
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  17. Duck70

    Duck70 Let's just do it and be legends, man
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    Thats awesome
     
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  18. Funshot Residue

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    That's a pretty cool setup, but you mean to tell me you bought a house with this in it and didn't know it was there?
     
  19. bigred77

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    This is what has me perplexed
     
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  20. blind dog

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    immediately thought same thing but have a friend rn looking for house (diff part of country) and will likely have to buy without seeing in person bc of crazy ass housing market has people buying off pics and videos
     
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  21. Funshot Residue

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    First like from blind dog , how perfectly appropriate.
     
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  22. Name P. Redacted

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    Bought it remote. They didn’t put photos of garage in listing, nor mention it. Realtor didn’t see it when FaceTiming because they had a lot of shit around it. Yolo
     
  23. a.tramp

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    It’s 2021 bitches, if you ain’t buying houses via Zoom, you’re basically a boomer.
     
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  24. bigred77

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    Do you have a dog
     
  25. infected donkey

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    IF he doesn't he needs to remedy that problem.
     
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  26. DistantFactor

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    Appraisal came on $50k over our price and loan was conditionally approved today, 16 more days to close.

    Putting my house on the market next week, let’s hope my family tolerates my horrible attitude as I get this place ready to show.
     
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  27. Name P. Redacted

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    Yes. 1.
     
  28. Name P. Redacted

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    Here he is
     

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  29. bigred77

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    He looks like he needs a bath
     
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  30. Name P. Redacted

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    I know just the place
     
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  31. AptosDuck

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    I caught a lot of shit from people in 2005 when I told them that I'd bought a Honda Odyssey without even getting in one
     
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  32. Name P. Redacted

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    I also live like 1000+ miles away so virtual was only real option.
     
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  33. Connor Norman

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    Looks like he was taking one
     
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  34. NineteenNine

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    We live on a slopy lot. Is building a garage pier and beam over a mother and law style suite crazy talk?
     
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  35. bigred77

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    Brother, how much you wanna spend on a garage?
     
  36. NineteenNine

    NineteenNine Divers are, in fact, wankers. It's science.
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  37. bigred77

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    I may not be understanding what you are proposing, but if we are talking about a vehicle bearing garage over an existing structure, I bet your concrete bill alone is more than that
     
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  38. Connor Norman

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    Has anyone built a custom closet?
     
  39. Name P. Redacted

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    GoodForAnother did and now he won’t come out
     
  40. Imurhuckleberry

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    Insurance agent called to tell me that my insurance went up 400$ for this year because my house appraisal is 60k more than last year. Can't think these prices hold so going to hire out some of the remodel and get it on the market. This is wild.
     
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  41. Willpépé

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    Where did you move from/to?
     
  42. thunderstruck

    thunderstruck I'm a Boss

    Were you already planning on selling?

    Your insurance agent is likely talking out of his ass, there are multiple reasons why your premiums could have increased that have little to do with you specifically or your home. Just shop your home insurance and you’ll likely get it down with another company.

    If you were already going to sell, carry on and good luck.
     
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  43. Name P. Redacted

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    I’m actually moving in two months. From Olympia WA to Manhattan KS
     
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  44. Willpépé

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    I've lived in Olympia as well.

    CRAZY!
     
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  45. Dump

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    :emaw:
     
  46. gilstein21

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    We had one built for us. Our master closet is a decent size and has one weird angled wall in it, so it wasn’t something I was going to design and/or build myself.
     
  47. NineteenNine

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    Yeah, that’s kinda what I was thinking. Was trying to think outside the box on how to get a garage on this property though.
     
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  48. texasraider

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    Wants to build a garage that holds a vehicle that happens to be over where his MIL sleeps?

    I think I know what you're trying to accomplish and there are much cheaper alternatives
     
  49. Imurhuckleberry

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    Was just there yesterday. Back in Oklahoma and missing those real cedars already.

    Me and BFF had had a thoroughly confusing argument a few months ago. Building a house and discussing landscape, specifically trees. She mentioned she was ok with any except red cedars because they were ugly, invasive, and everyone is allergic to them. After years rambling through the forests of the west coast and BC surrounded by these beautiful and fragrant trees I was confused how she could be so completely wrong. Eventually she showed me an Oklahoma red cedar. Which isn't red nor a cedar. It was a juniper complete with berries but she was right that is what they call junipers in Oklahoma. I explained that the real red cedars are gorgeous giant trees that are some of the world's most impressive. She responded doubtfully with something about "fancy California trees." Anyways, at the end of two weeks in the NW we stopped at the Duncan Memorial Tree near Ruby beach (world's largest red cedar) so she could waller around in her wrongness.

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    In related news were now looking at homes in Quinalt.
     
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  50. NineteenNine

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    Wife no longer speaks with MIL, so no need for house collapsing accidents.
     
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