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What goes up must come down (through my roof, apparently)

Apparently on New Year's Eve some unknown moron shot his gun into the air. The bullet came down through our roof, punching a hole through the roofing itself (picture 1, picture 2) and then throught he ceiling of our guest room and into the exterior wall (picture 3). The bullet itself is lodged somewhere inside the wall, buried in the insulation, and I am not inclined to tear open the wall just to find it. The police have been out to take a bunch of pictures and create a report, but obviously there is no way to track down the person responsible. Nobody was injured, thank goodness. The roofing inspector was just out, and it is going to cost about $500 to repair the roof damage. That work will be done tomorrow, so that any additional damage is mitigated before it rains. The repair inside is minor, just patch the two holes and touch up the paint. [more inside]
posted by Lokheed on Jan 7, 2014 - 15 answers

Please help before we make a mistake set in stone

My wife and I own a home in central Florida. We would like to hire a contractor to add to our backyard a 10 x 20 concrete patio with a stamped pattern and an acid stain and seal. Help? [more inside]
posted by Lokheed on Sep 17, 2008 - 3 answers

Please help me to not damage myself...

Barely competent homeowner question about siding and power washing. [more inside]
posted by Lokheed on Dec 17, 2007 - 8 answers

Make it stop, make it stop MAKE IT STOP!

All night long, the alarm and/or smoke detectors in our house kept going off. Why? [more inside]
posted by Lokheed on Jun 5, 2006 - 13 answers

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