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Time to get the Executive Ranch spiffed up!

Posted on 8/26/2013 by Admin Site

Others are making their spaces better and blogging about it. I can do the same!

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Refinishing a bathtub: I made a YouTube video!

Posted on 5/17/2013 by Admin Site in refinish tub bathtub epoxy paint 2 part result brush spray rejuvenate home repair remodeling

My new YouTube video shows how to refinish a tub with epoxy paint!

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My deadbolts are too secure to be safe.

Posted on 4/5/2012 by SuperUser Account

Deadbolts with keys on both sides don't meet code anymore, but attractive replacements are hard to find. Everything I see is so huge--do any of you retro rehabbers out there have the small early-sixties type or know a source for an exact match?

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Carpet looks way better when it's not lumpy!

Posted on 1/18/2012 by SuperUser Account

I wish I had a "before" picture of the hallway carpet! This high quality carpet was not installed correctly and made the hallway of our executive ranch look bad. A visit from a professional with the right tools and presto, forty feet of gracious hallway goodness. Cost: $125--a pretty good deal, I think. Word from the carpet guy is that if somebody ever shows up to install carpet in your forty-foot hallway but doesn't have a "Z" stretcher, you should immediately kick him to the curb. Probably good advice.

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Are you in love with an Executive Ranch?

Posted on 1/10/2012 by Admin Site

There's not much by way of information/images/before-and-after stories on renovating Executive Ranch homes from the 1960s. This site aims to help with that.

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My Executive Ranch

Posted on 12/26/2011 by SuperUser Account in plumbing

This isn't my kitchen, it's from another ranch house waiting for some love. What would you do with this space on a shoestring budget?

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