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    Re: Rate per Square Foot in NJ

    I think $120 is about right for everything last time I checked. I used the AC market for my material cost which is 1.08% over average. Not sure what N. Jersey would be.
  2. Thread: Addition help

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    Addition help

    Ok I need some input. I have a Dutch Colonial on a narrow lot. So, to me, it is oriented sideways in relation to the street. I'd like to add a second story addition over the sunporch on the front...
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    Re: Rate per Square Foot in NJ

    I believe that a material only estimate for an "average" addition is around $75.00 sq/ft on the low end. Again thats the minimum so it'll likely be higher and does not include labor cost.
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    Re: Basement lighting between exposed joists

    I just didn't know since the whole housing would be exposed if there was any particular type recommended or any other ideas.

    Thanks
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    Basement lighting between exposed joists

    Hi all,
    I have a basement that is 6-6. Rightnow it has storage shelves and a workbench. I'd like use part of it for a play room for my kids. Obviously it isn't "living space" due to the...
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    Re: Replacing a fuse panel.

    Thanks for the replies. I am sure the drop isn't original. It looks like it has been installed in the last 20 years. I checked out the panel and it looks like it's 60amps however their is a...
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    Replacing a fuse panel.

    Hello all,
    I am planning to replace the fuse panel (circa 1950s) in my 1927 Dutch Colonial. Is there anyway to tell what amperage the drop to my house can carry. My neighbor was an engineer at...
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    Convectors Vs. Radiators

    Hi,
    I live in a 1927 Dutch Colonial. We bought the house 2 1/2 years ago at which time a new furnace had been installed. At some point the previous owners had changed the radiators to...
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    Re: Yellow Hot Water?

    Thanks I am going to drain it down today. I would be surprised if the anode needs to be replaced. The water heater is only two years old but I guess anything is possible.
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    Yellow Hot Water?

    Hi all,
    I recently have noticed the hot water in my house has a yellow color to it. In addition there appears to be some sediment in it. Is this just an indication that the water heater...
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