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  • Posted in thread: New Sewer Line on 02-01-2007 at 09:21 AM
    I had some guys give me an estimate on this and when they came out and showed me a pc of the
    product I was impressed! However - In my case they estimated $11,000! For about 45' no deeper
    than 6' strai...

  • Posted in thread: Exact Supplies for W. Meter Hookup? on 02-01-2007 at 09:10 AM
    Hi,I am having a new water meter installed and I want to be ready to hook up immediatly so have
    correct parts on hand.They said it will have a "3pc Union with 1" Female NPT Threads" I can see
    that I n...

  • Posted in thread: Load Center Location / Garage Door on 01-10-2007 at 09:34 AM
    I have a 34" wide wall next to my 7x9 garage door. Is there any distance that panel MUST be
    from garage door? A 14" wide panel will leave 10" on either side if mounted dead center of the
    wall. I could...

  • Posted in thread: How To Reinforce 6" Cmu Foundation ?? on 01-02-2007 at 06:07 PM
    Hi Everyone, Blg. Dept. total PITA - won't answer ANY questions. Anyone have actual experience
    retro fitting C. Block foundation to support 2nd Story Addition?My present foundation is 2
    coarses hollow...

  • Posted in thread: Experience with 50% renovation clause? on 12-15-2006 at 05:00 PM
    I subbmitted a plan for a major remodel (2nd story) and I didn't realise there was a 50%
    renovation clause burried at end of city zoning.Basically if your proposed project value is 50%
    or more compare...

  • Posted in thread: Electricians, what do you think? on 12-14-2006 at 07:02 PM
    My Utility charges $250 Fun Tax for any panel over 175 amps. You might check on that. I've
    replaced 3 panels with 200 amp Sq D Homeline panels. The hardest part by far is pounding 2
    grnd. rods 8-10 fe...

  • Posted in thread: addition foundation on 12-14-2006 at 05:47 PM
    Thanks Glennjanie,I am getting an appraisal report tomorrow that should increase present
    structure value from $203K to $250K.I should have mentioned that I wasted $300 for a good local
    architect to me...

  • Posted in thread: Re-Roofing on 12-14-2006 at 04:23 PM
    I'm lazy - more than once I have done half a gable roof one year and the other half the next
    year. Don't leave them old shingles under- just asking for future problems. You want to know
    your deck is i...

  • Posted in thread: addition foundation on 12-14-2006 at 03:50 PM
    Hi evryone,I submitted a plan to BLDG dept. and they killed it on a 50% re-construction clause
    in zoning. If project is 50% or more value than what is already there then they want EVERYTHING
    brought u...


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