From $9.95



Syndication

Statistics

Users
Total: 31,419
Visited Last 30 days: 142
Forum Messages
Total: 20,821
Last 30 days: 20
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,155
Last 30 days: 1
Journal Entries
Total: 5,316
Last 30 days: 7
Connections
Total: 15,187
Last 30 days: 8
Downloads
Total: 83,394

Journals

Name
duomit Rahway, NJ
9 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
114,701 Visits | 964 Posts | 2,503 Pix | 42 Videos
medicareinsurance
36 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Whiteheads-Marsh-Dom
26 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tracispermits Patchogue, AL
38 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
MesaBarnHouse Mesa, AZ
1,588 Visits | 34 Posts | 52 Pix | 0 Videos
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
24,781 Visits | 269 Posts | 433 Pix | 4 Videos
Vintage-Oaks-Cabin New Braunfels, TX
428 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Z-Oen Dayton, OH
178 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
washougalhome Washougal, WA
902 Visits | 22 Posts | 124 Pix | 0 Videos
MadeByMelissaPdByChr... Berea, KY
220 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Geosynthetic-Systems
243 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
vanphuccity Ho Chi Minh, AL
255 Visits | 2 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
MCKAY-ICF-BUILD Oconomowoc, WI
278 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Car-Rentals-in-Udaip... Delhi, AL
283 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Art-Camacho New Braunfels, TX
1,050 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Quijada-project-Lake... Lake Havasu City, AZ
329 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Port-Townsend-Build Sherman Oaks, CA
297 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
LalcoInteriors1 Mumbai, AL
334 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Stan-Tol Winter Springs, FL
412 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters

RatingPosts

I will share my plans and materials list and intend on recording my entire process from start to finish on this very helpful website for the benefit of anyone trying to do this themselves.
Gerry in Burlington, MA

Try one of our new Construction Bargain Strategies for free. Coupon code: CBS. One strategy could save you $1,000 or $10,000 or maybe $50,000 when you build or remodel.

Larry in Nashville, TN's Journal Entries


Click here to create your own construction journal.

Posted by Larry in Nashville, TN on 4/17/2015 9:41:54 PM

I was out of town Monday and Tuesday, but called the plumber on Monday to make sure they were coming to run gas lines on Wednesday when I was back in town.  Whoops! No they didn't have me down. But the owner remembered and we agreed for them to come out Thursday instead.  Well, they showed up at 2, walked around a bit, and left, saying they would come back in the morning, after getting pipe and supplies. Today they finally show up at 10, and slowly get some of it run by the end of the day.  Maybe 1/3.  They are the slowest guys I have ever seen.  I could have probably run that much myself , no I am sure I could. I took three days vacation so I would be around for them, but I can't do that next week.  Not sure how that's gonna work out.


On the other hand, we decided to get gutters installed to help with drainage.  I had two people look at it, only one came back with a quote, and his price was reasonable, so finally the rain let off today and they came out.  These guys were the polar opposite of the plumbers.  They cranked out the gutters and had them up in about 5 hours.  No mean feat!  Did a great job. And it's done.

Meanwhile, while waiting for plumbers and all, I got back to work on the HVAC. Finally got the indoor units set correctly to the heights, and started making up duct runs from the registers.  Today, Todd helped me get the trunk line in the basement run, with all of its takeoffs and then tied in the runs.  I have three more runs downstairs to make, and then insulate the plenums and trunk.  We should be able to have that done by the end of the weekend, and possibly finish most of the attic lines.  It's been great having the block of time to work through. Makes me wonder where we would be if I had retired at the end of last year and could be spending full time on it.  Oh well, won't do any good now. 

Starting to look for sheet rockers as we may be ready in a month or so.  

Photos

Todd working on the truck line
Shot of the 12" trunk
Deck framing the kids put up themselves.. Did a great job
Decking on. Two proud kids!



Login to Reply




Login to comment...
Copyright 1997-2019 Consensus Group Inc.