Last Activity:02-27-2015 10:36 PM
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Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 03-24-2015 at 06:49 AM
I guess my next question would be. If his price is because of his minimum standards, who owns
the plans we just came up with? We paid him $2,000 to design the plans with us... if we have to
go to a di...
Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 04:29 PM
Yeah, I understand that. I'm just thinking of it this way. We know how many sq ft we need. But
if the build is on the high end of the range, we have no way of affording it. If its on the low
end of th...
Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 02:14 PM
sorry yes, its more than laminate, but less than granite.
Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 01:23 PM
Ok definately, I think the builder has a design center we can see stuff at.as for the solid
counter tops... I think I was thinking something like Corian?
Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 11:30 AM
Yeah, we will definately do a cost comparison between them. But its hard to go to the builder
and say I like your counter, but I want it cheaper. Its a bit easier to go to him and say what
would the c...
Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 11:18 AM
Thanks, we are definately doing an unfinished basement. I am curious what to look for in
materials primarely. Like alternatives to high end.solid countertops instead of
graniteengineered wood instead ...
Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 10:42 AM
I will start the process of building a house soon. Well, the contractors will build it, I will
sit back and watch them do their thing. I do know that price per sq ft in my area it a pretty
big range. ...
Posted in thread: Is there a maximum R value for insulating on 10-03-2013 at 01:59 PM
I have been looking around. I see that code for my area requires an R of 49 for ceiling and 19
for walls. I am just curious. Is there a maximum? If I have an R49 currently, could I bump it
to R80, or ...
Posted in thread: Drywall bows out by window on 03-25-2013 at 10:37 AM
I was just about to start building/installing window casings. When I measured the depth from
the window to the front of the drywall, I noticed one side is 3.5" while the other side is 4".
I also notic...
Posted in thread: Fence keeps blowing over on 02-05-2013 at 11:07 AM
I built a fence a couple years ago. I used 4x4 posts which I planted 2-3 feet deep and cemented
in. The fence panels I got are 6' high and 8' long. they were pre-built panels and it is a wood