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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-01-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,583
Posted By wannabebuilder
My Trenchle$$ Experience

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'...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-01-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,330
Posted By wannabebuilder
Exact Supplies for W. Meter Hookup?

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-10-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,729
Posted By wannabebuilder
Load Center Location / Garage Door

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,666
Posted By wannabebuilder
How To Reinforce 6" Cmu Foundation ??

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-15-2006, 04:00 PM
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Views: 1,321
Posted By wannabebuilder
Experience with 50% renovation clause?

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-14-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,165
Posted By wannabebuilder
Electric Company Surcharge

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-14-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By wannabebuilder
Thanks Glennjanie, I am getting an appraisal...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-14-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,206
Posted By wannabebuilder
I'm lazy - more than once I have done half a...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-14-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By wannabebuilder
addition foundation

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...
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