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re: Window treatment: roman shades or faux wooden blinds? - OneAyedJack
[quote]We just ordered faux wood and Roman shades on blinds.com. Install is on the 16th. I’ll report back with how they look. [/quote] Following for this.......
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re: Roofing Contractors - OneAyedJack
[quote]Home/Garden board bruh [/quote] ???...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]snake2985[/quote] Thank you for your response! I will take your advice on payment and get multiple bids on the AC work. I am also looking at facebook marketplace for painters, drywall and trimwork. Just having trouble deciphering who is legit and who is not. ...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]Shoot me an email [/quote] Email sent! Thanks! ...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]My man no GC is going to give you a list of his subs and anyone who used a GC will really not know who they were.[/quote] My man, I didn't ask any General Contractor's to give me their sub list. That's just stupid. I'm no moron. I asked other OWNER BUILDERS (people who acted as their ow...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
Anybody? Someone has to have built a house in the LP, EBR, or ASC, parish areas in the past year or so. Doesn't anyone have a list of subs they used and recommend?...
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re: Looking for good home flashlight suggestions - OneAyedJack
What kinda $$$ you looking to spend?...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]Make sure you get them to pick up their shite and not make a mess either, might cost you a few bucks but it’s worth not having to do it yourself. That was the only thing I disliked about subbing my house. Clean up consumed me.[/quote] Thanks! I added a "clean job site" section to my gener...
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re: Help Time - shite Neighbors In A Rural Area; Trees To Avoid Them? - OneAyedJack
[quote]Evasive Bamboo. Cost effective, quick growing...[/quote] Seconded. I'm not sure what exact species, but as long as you cut your grass regularly, it will keep a clean line on your side as the shoots won't be able to grow. But, on their side it will spread and become a wall between your pro...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote] Owner Builder help. I am simply going to advise to to get your subs in order and wish you good luck finding any worth a damn that are not already fully booked with GCs or wont put you on hold to keep the bread and butter happy this is the issue [/quote] That's exactly what I'm doi...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]We just finished subbing out our homes. While I do not have my sheets to share, I can give some references. Plaquemines Bank was the easiest and most helpful when trying to find financing for construction. Dave’s electric did my wiring. Mike Green did my plumbing. Holmes for mater...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote] I have a home schedule. I won’t be able to get it to you till Monday. Email me.[/quote] Email sent. Thanks! ...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]While I live too far away to help with subs, I will offer a piece of advise. The wife and I were the general contractor on our house. Check with your lending institution about how many times you can draw on the money they are lending you. For me the number was 6, and an inspection was don...
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re: Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
[quote]You also need to know when each traded is needed in the build process, like a flow chart[/quote] Yeah. Thanks! Crazy thing. I bought 3 books on owner building and none of them have a flow chart/schedule of subs. Weird. I know someone here has done it before. I'm just hoping they a...
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Owner Builder help. - OneAyedJack
I see that quite a few guys here have GC'd their own home builds. My wife and I are having plans drawn up right now and have decided that we are going to contract it ourselves. I would've PM'd the guys I saw that did this already, but I can't find any kind of private/direct message options. ...
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