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The Home Ownership Thread

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Douglas, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior member

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    Not doing a dedicated pizza style oven, wood fired or otherwise. Also, research just pulled me off the BGE to the Kamado Joe.
     
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  2. jbarwick

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    Found out last week we needed a new A/C. Between the new parts needed and the unit being 10 years old, we decided the extra $500 for a new unit was worth it. Gets installed tomorrow. I always thought that would be a bigger hassle and it was less expensive than I was expecting.
     
  3. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    ACs by themselves aren't that expensive - especially depending on where you live. When we replaced our AC in MN, the unit was only like $800 (my brother is in HVAC). Even larger, more-efficient models aren't that much more, and the labor for the AC replacement is a lot easier than the whole furnace.
     
  4. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior member

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    Okay, found a local place that will sell me the grill I'm looking for at 5k vs. the 6.1k MSRP. Score.
     
  5. Medwed

    Medwed Senior member

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    This looks like a back of some B&B or motel where they are making meals for 50+ people.

    * Totally agree with Foo on horrific state of house-design in US. What makes Americans accept that quality-price ratio when it comes to housing is prolly polit-economic question.

    * Personally I would love to ditch my AC units as they are ugly as fuck, not to mention ruin paintings, furniture and mucus membranes by drying the fuk out of em.
    I live in 19C residential building as well as 18C house and both would be uncomfortable without AC and cold without floor heating. I have no clue how people survived 100F week after week. My optimal living T is 19.5C and I am prepared to ruin this planet to achieve moderate comfort.
     
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