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Basement Walls Poured vs ICF 7/8/2017 5 4.0
Best places to get material estimates 4/29/2017 2
Spray foam insulation-closed cell polyurethane 8/17/2016 2
What You Can Do With a Construction Management Deg 7/7/2016 1
Driveway Paving 6/15/2016 22 1.0
Home Depot discount 9/23/2015 1
Consumer Stainless Steel Front Appliances 5/22/2015 20 3.6
Hardwood Flooring 12/8/2014 27 3.7
Realities of O-B Savings 7/15/2014 10
Wall Insulation Options and Performance 7/15/2014 18
Owner-builder class worth the $500? 10/4/2013 9 3.0
Building materials/sub bargains in Dallas, Texas a 3/12/2012 4 5.0
Frameless Shower door 2/7/2012 3 3.0
Shaving Cabinetry Costs 7/21/2011 6 1.0
PEX tubing 7/21/2011 83
Pre-Painted MDF Millwork - Have You Used It? 4/5/2011 2
Building Supply Bids 3/9/2011 7
Synthetic Thatch Roofing 2/24/2011 1
Odd Place for Installed Garage Doors 1/26/2011 2
Online Shopping as O-B's Best Friend 1/24/2011 1
Have you used Cliqstudios.com for cabinetry? 1/24/2011 1
How to code-certify used windows 12/28/2010 2
Restaurant Kitchen Appliances Are Cheaper! 11/30/2010 20
KraftMaid Cabinets 9/9/2010 11 1.0
Granite Countertops 8/6/2010 5 4.0
Andersen 400 Windows vs. Pella 850 6/29/2010 29
Is it possible to build for $25 per SF ? 4/5/2010 16 4.6
Basement 3/31/2010 11 4.4
Pinnacle Cabinets on eBay 3/30/2010 15 4.4
Recycled Rigid Foam Insulation - Correct Use? 3/29/2010 3 4.5
Salvage Materials before Demolition of House 3/18/2010 8 3.8
Lumber package and drywall bid 3/14/2010 12 2.0
Rock Bottom Prices for Doorknobs 3/1/2010 8 3.5
Using Replacement Windows in New Construction 2/25/2010 4 4.4
Has anyone actually installed RTA cabinets 2/20/2010 13 3.7
Deck Cabling 2/12/2010 3 4.3
Cheap vs. Quality, sometimes cheap wins 12/25/2009 12 4.5
Owner builder network 11/27/2009 4 4.0
Cost Per Square Footage 11/14/2009 19 3.8
Countertop Deals 10/16/2009 6 4.6
Start with a guest house to get on site? 8/31/2009 14 4.3
NovaBrik 8/31/2009 3 3.3
I think I can I think I can... 8/23/2009 3 4.0
Bargain Tile 7/27/2009 3 3.3
Anyone have any experience with Durisol ICFs 7/21/2009 9 4.2
Where are the Window Bargains? 5/31/2009 31
unlicensed subs 3/5/2009 3 4.3
Spray-in-Place Cellulose Insulation 3/1/2009 8 3.3
Radiant floor heating suppliers? 2/26/2009 8 3.7
Panelized vs Stick-Built 2/7/2009 83 3.3
foundation pilings 2/3/2009 4 3.7
Loewen Windows 2/3/2009 5 4.0
Prefabricated Granite Countertops 1/30/2009 2 3.0
Appliances 1/26/2009 5 3.8
Dirt Dumping - ways to save? 12/31/2008 14
Home Depot Bid Room 12/13/2008 2 4.7
Off to Lordstown 11/22/2008 2 4.0
ProSource flooring 11/7/2008 10 4.0
Craigslist 11/5/2008 9 4.1
Bidding Strategies 11/5/2008 7 4.3
Lowe's 9/15/2008 6
Contemplations on Existing Home Exit Strategy 8/26/2008 2 3.5
Using Slag for Grade Base 8/1/2008 1 4.0
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Central Texas Survey 7/28/2008 2 4.0
Apartment Building 6/14/2008 2
Do We Have to Use an Architect? 3/4/2008 8 3.8
Local Home Shows 2/29/2008 1
2008 Builder's Show??? 2/28/2008 6 4.3
Loewen Windows and Quality Cabinets 2/21/2008 7 4.0
Hiring Out-of-Area Subcontractors, Pros and Cons 2/20/2008 2 4.5
USA based kit homes 2/4/2008 2 3.0
Moving and Transporting a Granite Slab 2/3/2008 3 4.0
Posting Plans Online 1/14/2008 2 4.0
Question About a Stucco Home 1/9/2008 1 3.0
China Connection 1/2/2008 7 3.9
Concrete Countertops 12/4/2007 54
Hillside Lots 9/15/2007 23 3.8
CabinetryDirect.com 8/3/2007 4 4.3
Coolhouseplans.com 7/11/2007 4 3.8
Kraftmaid Cabinets 50-70% below retail 6/21/2007 2
$150/SqFt in N. Cali? $50K 4 h20/sewer? 6/3/2007 4 3.7
New panelized Home 6/2/2007 4
Steel vs. wood vs. CMU 5/18/2007 2 3.5
Sunlight Homes SIP's 4/10/2007 12 4.1
Any info on HardiePanel vertical siding? 3/9/2007 11 4.2
Cheap trees 3/7/2007 1 5.0
600 Posts 3/3/2007 5 4.1
Equity/cost and appraised value 3/2/2007 6 3.6
Building Material Surplus Outlets 2/21/2007 5 4.8
Best Bargain Methods 2/12/2007 2 4.7
Light fixture bargains 11/10/2006 9 3.9
GC license 11/1/2006 14 4.0
Lumber Liquidator Laminate 10/16/2006 3 4.0
FREE Passes to International Builder's Show 8/21/2006 14 4.4
Using UBuildIt 8/15/2006 23
WEEKEND SALE - SAVE 10% AT HOMECLICK 8/4/2006 1 4.0
Need a Temp. Power Box 8/2/2006 5 4.2
Cheap Granite Slabs 7/27/2006 11 3.8
Building methods compared 7/21/2006 5 3.3
anyone find free passes for 2007 builder's show? 6/14/2006 1 3.0
Radiant floor heat vs. forced air 6/8/2006 42 4.1
Vanity Tops 5/21/2006 1 4.5
Is foam insulation worth the price? 5/8/2006 20 4.2
Worker's Comp Insurance 4/27/2006 11
HVAC Dilemma 4/20/2006 14 3.9
ICF Second Story Wall Issue 4/19/2006 21 3.8
HVAC Calculation Software 3/29/2006 2 2.0
HVAC sizing for ICF/SIP... even all homes 3/21/2006 5
Direct Buy 3/1/2006 30 4.3
Hardwood floor over radiant heat 2/27/2006 13
Waterproofing ICF 2/23/2006 4
test holes for basement? 2/6/2006 9 3.5
Learning ICF 2/6/2006 3
ICF vs. CMU 1/25/2006 9 4.1
Foundation 1/21/2006 4 4.0
Panelized territorial 1/18/2006 4 4.0
Question on basement drain pipe 1/17/2006 10 3.7
Leaving one wall up 1/15/2006 7 3.7
Great website 1/15/2006 9 4.6
Wall finish ideas? 1/14/2006 8 5.0
Missouri architect and homeplans 1/12/2006 4
Does this seem reasonable? 1/9/2006 3 4.3
Pool built and left without cover 1/9/2006 2
"pro" Contractor Website 12/31/2005 1 5.0
Ryan Home's Owner-Builder Program 12/29/2005 4
Need Help Finding ICF dealer in so. cal. 12/27/2005 3 3.0
Is Concrete Block Price going up? 12/12/2005 3 4.0
exterior trim options 12/8/2005 3 4.0
2-story or ranch - most efficient? 12/3/2005 2 4.5
recycled asphalt (RAP) 12/1/2005 2
Are there any REAL owner-builders out there? 11/30/2005 24 4.0
84 LUMBER packages 11/14/2005 9 4.3
Counter site 11/11/2005 1 5.0
Alternative materials 11/9/2005 12 5.0
International Builder's Show in Orlando, FL 10/30/2005 17 4.0
Modular home vs. owner-building 10/22/2005 8 4.5
Spacepak pricing and labor costs in MA 10/5/2005 1
Marblemaster granite countertops 9/16/2005 11 3.0
what is Builder O, H and P 9/6/2005 4 3.5
Closeout and Surplus Construction Materials 9/1/2005 12 4.3
OSB price falls 8/29/2005 8
Shop eBay for great deals! 8/26/2005 11 4.3
Fireplaces on the internet 8/23/2005 1 4.0
Curved Stairs 8/22/2005 15 5.0
Finally found land! 8/19/2005 6 4.2
Good Appliances website 8/19/2005 3 4.3
Help!! I can't find a lot. 8/17/2005 7
Concrete Countertops DIY 8/16/2005 19 3.5
tile shower floor 8/16/2005 16 2.1
Are Indoor Pools Cheaper than Outdoor Pools? 8/16/2005 11 3.3
Land !?!?! need help. 8/11/2005 20
Alliance Windows 7/23/2005 3
Windows 7/20/2005 23 1.0
Plumbing with PEX tubing question 7/13/2005 2
Construction Magazines - Free 7/11/2005 3 4.0
Crown molding...options? 7/9/2005 1 4.0
ICF curtainrods and picture hangers 7/5/2005 15 4.1
South-facing house 7/4/2005 2 4.5
Bargains at what cost? 6/29/2005 6 3.8
New to the forum, moneysaving idea, will it work? 6/21/2005 4 4.7
Construction Bargain Strategies 6/5/2005 9 2.0
Owner-Building deconstruction (read: stress) 6/4/2005 17 3.8
Tile Heating 6/2/2005 4
Menards deals 5/26/2005 2 4.5
Example Budget 5/12/2005 11 3.8
Thinking like a Spec Builder 5/3/2005 18 3.9
Can I mix fill dirt with wood chips? 5/2/2005 4
Front entry doors 5/2/2005 2
Value Engineering and Profit 4/30/2005 7 4.3
Pouring your own ICF walls 4/28/2005 13 3.6
Question - ICF with Steel Interior Wall/Panels 4/26/2005 4
Building Material at Builder Cost 4/25/2005 3
Peak Auctions - Check out the Savings 4/15/2005 6 4.5
LOGIX vs. PolySteel 4/12/2005 5
Another Cabinet Outlet 4/11/2005 16 4.2
Rough-Cut Lumber 4/8/2005 7 2.0
Window World 4/6/2005 1
Alternate Locations - Material and Subcontractors 4/5/2005 1 5.0
Blueprints from home software? 4/4/2005 10
Moldings 4/4/2005 6 3.3
ICF Brand comparisons... Foam thickness/ R-Value 3/31/2005 6 2.0
Window Coverings 3/30/2005 3 4.0
Lumber/Plumbing/Electrical/Drywall/Shingles..etc. 3/29/2005 16 3.9
Any recommendations on Heating and cooling systems 3/23/2005 6 3.2
Bargaining with subs? 3/22/2005 3
Finding a Builder in your area? 3/21/2005 3
Plans purchased from a magazine? 3/18/2005 4 4.0
Does a good deal on wood windows EXIST??? 3/17/2005 8 4.3
PB Auctions? 3/16/2005 3 4.0
Empire 3/15/2005 1
HVAC 3/14/2005 11
ICF's adapted to custom plans? 3/10/2005 9 3.4
Architect/Res Designer 3/10/2005 4 4.0
materials--tile in shower 3/10/2005 3 3.0
Kitchen design ideas 3/7/2005 3 4.3
Sending out Plans/Blueprints 3/7/2005 8
A Good Turn of Events....?? 3/7/2005 2
Is it OK to change something on plans?? 3/7/2005 5 3.5
Direct vent fireplaces, any bargains? 3/7/2005 1
Avoid This Website 3/3/2005 6 3.0
Cheap Tile web sites 3/2/2005 2
Property Appraisals 3/2/2005 2 3.0
Idea on cost to build in Seattle, WA area 3/1/2005 4 2.8
PEX 3/1/2005 1
Floor joists? 2/28/2005 4
Stick Frame: 2x4 or 2x6 walls? 2/28/2005 4
Flipping a plan 2/27/2005 4 3.7
Engineered floor trusses?? 2/27/2005 4
Best way to learn to read grading plans? 2/25/2005 1
New and a little unsure 2/24/2005 4
Lower costs by NOT getting SCAMMED! 2/23/2005 1
Why must you own the land free and clear? 2/22/2005 5 4.5
Hiring an independent building inspector? 2/22/2005 4 3.2
Help for a newbie? 2/22/2005 1
Bridge Loan Option... 2/22/2005 1 3.0
Specification / Material Lists 2/21/2005 2 2.5
Direct Buy, Is this horse dead yet? Simple..... 2/17/2005 3 4.0
James Hardie raising prices 2/13/2005 11 3.1
Soil Bearing Report 2/11/2005 13 3.6
Experience with veneer stone? 2/11/2005 10 4.1
Well water 2/10/2005 4 3.8
Obtaining business license 2/9/2005 3
flipside planning and engineers 2/8/2005 2
How do I get a great deal on trusses? 2/7/2005 3
UBuildIt 2/6/2005 27 4.0
Looks like they won't let us build on our property 2/5/2005 14
"detailed landscaping plan" 2/2/2005 7 4.3
Stick Framing vs. Trusses 2/1/2005 13 3.0
Anyone here have any experience with IKEA cabinets 1/31/2005 9 3.1
House Type vs. Build Difficulty 1/31/2005 2 3.7
New Guy 1/31/2005 12 4.5
8/12 vs. 12/12 cost difference 1/30/2005 9 4.0
ICF Financing 1/29/2005 2
Free help for Roofing and Heating 1/29/2005 1
Home Depot "Contractor Appreciation Days" 1/25/2005 11
Where to get logs for log home? 1/25/2005 2 3.0
Hardwood Plank Flooring 4" + 1/25/2005 2 3.0
What's next? 1/25/2005 5
One-hour fire rating on recessed cans 1/25/2005 5
Discrepancies in quantities with 2 lumber bids 1/24/2005 4
Looking for bids 1/24/2005 5 3.0
ICF's on eBay 1/21/2005 1
Time for an update: 1/19/2005 1 3.0
Getting HD/Lowe's, etc. to match prices? 1/13/2005 25
Material List for Lumber 1/13/2005 4 3.0
TO S incorporate or LLC 1/11/2005 5
Partnerships 1/10/2005 3
Lighting bargains 1/9/2005 5
ICF vs. masonry blocks 1/9/2005 7 4.3
Discover Card cash back 1/8/2005 5 4.3
HVAC Suggestions 1/7/2005 16 4.5
Replacement Windows 1/6/2005 1 3.0
Spreadsheet? 1/5/2005 4
Purchasing plans online 1/3/2005 14
CONSTRUCTION LOANS 12/31/2004 2
Granite wholesale supplier 12/30/2004 2
Stucco Pricing 12/14/2004 5
Lumber Liquidators for Hardwood Flooring? 12/8/2004 7 3.7
Suggestions on where to shop? 12/6/2004 6
Lighting specials 12/6/2004 4
Absolutely shocked! 12/5/2004 15
Garage doors/Flush-mounted/Disappearing walls 12/2/2004 2
Construction Loans w/ low Credit Scores 11/30/2004 2
Here we go! 11/26/2004 13
Bidding Out-Include Supplies? 11/18/2004 7
How to save 20% at Home Depot, Lowe's, and Sears 11/17/2004 4 4.7
Paying Unlicensed Subs 11/17/2004 6 4.5
Neighborhood Networking 11/8/2004 1 5.0
Kohler Factory 11/4/2004 3
Shingles - Bargain Price? 10/30/2004 4
Huge Retaining Wall Options 10/22/2004 9
Getting subs to compete 10/21/2004 7
Saving on Material 10/6/2004 5 4.4
Stair Parts? 9/30/2004 2
Using Software to Save $$ on House Plans 9/25/2004 6 4.7
Anyone use BuildMax.com? 7/28/2004 4
Tech Block 5/26/2004 3 4.0
ReStore bargain materials 5/17/2004 6 4.8
Help Me Locate Websites of Panelized Companies 4/21/2004 5
TrusJoist costs? 4/12/2004 2
Polished Cement Floors 2/19/2004 3
Subs with heart... 11/19/2003 3 4.0
Extras thrown in... 11/15/2003 1
Sheathing inside walls? 8/4/2003 4
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