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Foam Insulation - Rev1897
More contractor threads, I know. We are currently trying to decide between Foam, Blown in Blanket and good old BATT. The A/C contractor is recommending BIBS because he says that Foam requires me to upgrade the attic furnace to 90%, as is required by state codeand will cost extra, plus the foa...
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Spray Foam vs. Fiberglass - Rev1897
Looking at insulation on my new construction, it's 3700 living sq. ft. Seems like fiberglass is cheaper, but Foam makes your energy bill less. Heard foam can have problems with moisture, etc. Any recommendations in the NOLA area? Thanks in advance....
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Engineered Wood floors - Rev1897
Wife and I are about to start the building process and very confused regarding floors. We have heard that engineered wood is great for kids, pets, etc. and am considering using it downstairs in our new house. Anyone have any experience with quality brands to target or NOLA outlets with decent sel...
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House Build ... Credit Card discussion - Rev1897
MB - Wife and I are about to embark on a self-build. Father in law and mother in law will be helping a lot as we will be living with them. I already have the Amex BCP and Chase Sapphire Preferred. I am considering getting a new card for my wife and in laws and I can buy things for the buil...
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Switching to Tmobile Today - Rev1897
My bill should decrease by $30/month from ATT to TMobile, plus, no more contracts and unlimited data after the LTE Allowances (3GB for me, 1 GB for wife). Trading in my iPhone 5 and getting a iPhone 6 with 64. Wife will keep her 5s as she's not on a contract with ATT. I have to pay an ETF for my ...
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Building a House with Lines of Credit - Rev1897
Have a family member who offered to put up his home to Get me a line of credit to build mine. I need about $400k for the build. Any downside to doing this? Will I be able to get a Mortgage when I'm done to pay off his line? Seems like I would save a ton on closing costs and I would be able to sho...
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Switching from AT&T in New Orleans -- Anyone have TMobile experience? - Rev1897
So I've finally figured out AT&T Next and, basically, because I already have the family share plan I get no discounts--just have to pay $32.00/month for a new iPhone. I'm considering switching, mainly to TMobile or Sprint... Verizon also potential, although Verizon looks more expensive than AT&T....
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Someone help me with AT&T Next - Rev1897
Is this worth doing? I want to buy a 64GB Iphone 6... it doesn't look like I am eligible for a regular upgrade, just AT&T Next. Anyone used this before? Seems like you are getting hosed, paying $30 a month for a phone over 18 months, when everyone else gets to sign a new contract and get the phon...
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Golf Board: Pulling up in my golf swing - Rev1897
Golf Board, Just started playing a year ago. Am working on mechanics, but getting a lot better. Taken some lessons. My biggest problem seems to be, particularly on my irons, that I am "pulling up," and often top the ball, hit only the ball and never the ground, or miss it entirely. I just wan...
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Need a good book on private equity and venture capital - Rev1897
Wanting to learn more as I explore the area. Any suggestions?...
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Recent Builds - PPSqFt - Rev1897
MB, Appreciate all the help with the ceiling heights in my earlier thread. Meeting with our house designer today. We are planning to build in New Orleans. We're planning to build about a 4,000 sq foot house. Planning to sub it out myself with some help from family. Anyone recently self-sub and...
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10 vs 12 foot ceilings in new construction - Rev1897
Wife and I are working on plans with the house designer and downstairs ceiling height is a point of contention. We are building a 4,000sq foot colonial. We both agree 10 foot is adequate but I am concerned about potential resale... Isn't 10 foot the standard these days? Wife is concerned that ...
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Draftsman/Home Designer in New Orleans - Rev1897
I realize we've had some threads on this already, but none of them were focused on New Orleans. We have a set of house plans that we already like but would like to make some fairly significant changes. I've heard good things about Hollingsworth Design here in New Orleans, but they are $1/sq. ft....
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Gordon for Tyson Chandler - ESPN Possible Trade - Rev1897
ESPN Insider has a trade up that suggests that Pels should trade with the Knicks: Gordon and Steamer for Tyson, Metta WP and Beno Udrih. Count me in[link=(http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=kh27eks)]LINK[/link] ...
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Hilton Armstrong -- Should we? Too late. - Rev1897
Still kicking around the league. Signed by the Warriors. Blast from the Hornets past! Apparently he was tearing it up for the Dub's D-League Affiliate.. Reason number 323 that the Pels need a better relationship with our D-League Affiliate. [link=(http://www.mercurynews.com/warriors/ci_2470327...
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Pondering Sale vs. Rental - Rev1897
I know we get a lot of these threads, but my situation is a bit different. We are moving from House 1 into House 2, which is an older home on a beautiful lot where we plan to build a new house in the next three years. House 1 is on the market in a desirable area (River Ridge) but based on the...
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Identity theft? - Rev1897
Somebody got a hold of my SSN and signed me up for 5 iPhones... One of the receipts came to my father's address and he opened it. I called the numbers. They are all off. I guess this guy is planning to ship the IPhones over to China or something. Interestingly, there was no request or inquiry fr...
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Aspen/Snowmass - Rev1897
Heading up next week. Any must-haves? I'll definitely be hitting up Woody Creek Tavern. Jimmy's? J-Bar? ...
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Asbestos Tile Roof - Rev1897
Wife and I have found a house that we like, not crazy about it, but mainly because the exterior needs some work. It's about 3000 sq feet and on a great street, though, so I want to give it a longer look. The price is great, and I think I've figured out why: it has an asbestos tile roof. So it...
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A Danny Granger deal might make a lot of sense for this team. - Rev1897
According to Chad Ford, he's on the block and the Pacers want a young big man and/or a point guard in return. We don't really have any salaries that match, other than EG (which works straight up) or Ryno/Aminu/Passquez (which I would rather not do). So... while he may not be worth our lottery ...
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