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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]Im putting up a 40 x 60 shop next door. Half will be storage, other half will be a outdoor kitche[/quote] My brother just built a metal building 60'x100'. It's massive....
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
Very nice! Excited to see the updates as it comes along. ...
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re: How do yall feel about poisoning feral hogs? - DuckManiak
How much open land you have? Any access for helicopter hunt? I know a guy....
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
House will be facing directly west. Will probably have to re stain cypress posts and shutters often ...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]It's little things like that. [/quote] I know we're going to miss some things and hate ourselves for it. Only bad thing is, I plan to stay here a while, which is why I'm trying to get everything perfect. ...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]I also put an exterior gas connector to the back patio to hook up a gas grill so you dont have to keep refilling propane tanks.[/quote] Great idea. I knew this thread would open my eyes to some shite I'd never think of. ...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]Any thoughts of getting a Generac installed? Concrete has to be poured and of course hooks into your natural gas line. Wouldnt be a bad idea to get this done along with construction. You can get into a decent sized one for $10-12k installed.[/quote] I will be getting gas line dropped for gen...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]Secure a divorce attorney right now. [/quote] A few posters here know me personally. They could tell you her dad could have me disappeared without a trace before divorce proceedings ever started :lol: That's also not an over exaggeration. :scared:...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
Gotcha. Will definitely look into it! [quote]visualize each room and how it will be setup, place outlets accordingly. For instance, outlet for each side of the bed. Outlet for sub-woofer in Home entertainment. outlet for where you are going to put Christmas tree. outlets outside for maintenance, ...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]also sounds like this is entirely custom work as you had plans drawn. Not sure about the laws where you live but I believe in some states new construction requires the builders to provide a 1yr home warranty with a company like american home shield. [/quote] It is custom. There were little t...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]How long has that dirt been sitting? Was a test done to confirm the compaction before concrete is poured?[/quote] Dirt has only been on the ground for 2 weeks. Compaction test will be done before any concrete work....
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]If you want a security system with cameras or one of the nicer systems now is the time.[/quote] Have plans for alarm, but no cameras. Should I put more recepticals in the attic for this, or, are they hard wired into somewhere?...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]Hey, man. That clay looks fresh. Explain the process you used to place it.[/quote] Dump trucks, bull dozer, and a level laser. ...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote] When it gets to more of the cosmetic stuff make sure you inventory exactly what you picked out even write down model #s and be sure that is exactly what you get. [/quote] Exactly the little stuff I was looking for and never would have thought of. Appreciate it!...
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re: New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
[quote]You contracting it yourself or have a builder?[/quote] I hired a builder. I would of liked to have contracted it myself, but I just don't have the time right now with work to deal with it. Saving $22,000 sure made it a tough decision, though. I've known the guy my entire life. Not to say he'...
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New home construction thread. ANY AND ALL advice/tips/tricks welcomed - DuckManiak
Alright OB, this process will be the death of me. While my fiancée is trying to plan a wedding, I'm trying to get a house built. I'll preface this by saying, [b]I have no idea what I'm doing.[/b] This process is moving faster than I expected. What started off as buying some land and holding on ...
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re: LSU Men's Golf Team wins The Prestige at PGA West - DuckManiak
I've played a few holes with Blake at Carter. He can crush it off the tee. ...
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re: Living together before marriage - DuckManiak
[quote]We basically explained the financial aspect of it.[/quote] When my fiancée and I first met, I was a traveling consultant for Duke Energy. I was traveling around 6-8 months a yr, so never got an apartment after I sold my first house. When I was home, I'd just stay with her and her parents hat...
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re: Living together before marriage - DuckManiak
No post it note, but nice arse....
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re: Living together before marriage - DuckManiak
Fianceé moved in with me while we're building our house. She washes and folds my clothes which is cool. In return, I cook so she doesn't buy food every night. So far it's been a win/win. ...
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