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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:31 am 
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sandyhillbill wrote:
Mickey--thanks for the option of letting us do this the old school way--

Check is in the mail :roll:


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:21 pm 
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I'm back at my home in Missouri from helping out down there but may go back in a couple of weeks, the spirit I saw in the people affected by the storm was amazingly positive and a great cando or overcome attitude. We hope things work out well for your family members.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:11 pm 
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Thanks, Rigdon.
We are doing ok, just tying to decide, line up contractors to do:
Remove tiles in kitchen n foyer. We just decided to get rid of them. Ones in kitchen hugh size, cracking
Put up drywall, at 2 ft level.
Flooring, both laminates n carpet. Then baseboards, 1/4 round.

Son in Vidor, Tx will have long road to go. And you right. Talking to son and his wife, I surprise how upbeat they are over this, saying we will deal with it, rebuild. Me, I would be crying.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:44 pm 
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I would suggest cutting the drywall for removal at 24 1/2 inches high, it makes it really easier to replace and cutting the new drywall at 24" . That way you get ease of installation and two out of a 48" sheet with baseboards covering the 1/2" gap at the bottom. All of their interior doors are either warped badly or falling apart. My family down there is really upbeat about it all and now are facing a cancer scare.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:14 am 
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Rigdon wrote:
I would suggest cutting the drywall for removal at 24 1/2 inches high, it makes it really easier to replace and cutting the new drywall at 24" . That way you get ease of installation and two out of a 48" sheet with baseboards covering the 1/2" gap at the bottom. All of their interior doors are either warped badly or falling apart. My family down there is really upbeat about it all and now are facing a cancer scare.

Good info. Unfortunately, already cut at 24". They can cut sheet rock at 23 1/2" if that's what it takes to fit.

When ripping out drywalls, notices small blocks at bottom, they appear to be maybe 3/8" thick. Not sure, never put ruler to any.

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Here's to say, give a BIG thank you to those who contributed to help my son Neil and family.

The current tally is substantial!

Helping Neil past Saturday, I was amazed over Joni n Neil's spirit. Instead of crying over their misfortune and losses, they say it's gonna be ok, we will rebuild, with a smile. These are tough, hard working kids taking it, looking on bright side.

Being a large contributor list, doubt Neil could personally thank each of you. So Amy asked me to do this for Joni and Neil in a general way.

Thank you!
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Contributions still needed. So if willing....PayPal via peggydaigle@bellsouth.net. Or make check out to Neil Cotham, mail to me, 1110 Baltic Ln, Houston, Tx 77090.

Pray for those impacted by Irma.


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