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To Strip or Not to Strip: Plans for the Woodwork

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Before we even stepped foot in the Dream House for the first time, Mr. Blandings and I were already discussing the merits of the woodwork. Initially he was pushing for stripping the woodwork and I, having some experience with such a monumental task, was quite happy to leave it painted white. As we delved into the house and its history¬†a little more, and as we saw photos of a lovingly restored¬†American System Built home in Milwaukee, I started to see M’s point.

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