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i have an unfinished basement. 7 foot ceilings, cinder block walls, low ductwork. floor is 9x9 tiles. i am thinking of remodeling it, which would include framing walls. what are good ballpark estimates? just basic drywall construction, carpet over the tiles. i live in the balt/wash area.
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Get a quote from someone who can actually see your house or buy a book or software package like this http://www.cprsoft.com/costbooks.htm Maybe the free trail will do it for you http://www.cprsoft.com/downloads.htm
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SeaKan wrote:

Dude, didn't you ask this question and people said you needed to provide more information? You still do.
When you're finished "thinking of remodeling" the basement, and you get into the planning stages, you'll get serious and pick up the damn phone. It won't kill you. It won't kill the contractor - they don't get every job they take a look at, so suck it up and call one.
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RicodJour wrote:

A). Don't email me. A newsgroup is an open forum. Let's keep it that way.
B). There were two very similar questions posted recently, which also left out critical information, and that's why I confused the three. The fact that the other posters had your screenname, used your exact wording and live in your house also confused me. You started three separate threads, titled: remodel?, basement question, and basement remodel using the exact same post each time.
C). I don't understand how you can ask for "good ballpark estimates" when you leave out the most basic information. Reread you post, any one will do since they're all the same, and ask yourself why anyone would bother to answer a price question when there isn't even an indication of the size of the area.
D). You're wasting your time even if you gave the exact area. There are so many variables that the ballpark could be plus or minus 200%. In other words a meaningless number. A meaningless number will not help you make anything other than a bad decision.
E). Even if you get a "perfect" number in response to your post, it's still not useful unless the guy giving the number is going to do the construction. Otherwise, what are you going to do when your local contractor gives an estimate that isn't as attractive as the "perfect" one? Tell him that his price is higher than some random guy's on the internet who had never seen your house? If so, be prepared to be laughed at in the face.
F). My original advice still stands. Pick up the phone and call someone.
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A- as ricodjour said dont Email me, especaily with your "Asshole " response B - is it a 100sq ft basement or 1500sq ft. kinda logical nobody can price anything without size C local has ecerything to do with price
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actually, two posts, not three tough guy!
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SeaKan wrote:

Early onset of Alzheimer's perhaps? I listed the subject lines of your three posts. Don't take my word for what you posted - go check.
It's a good rule to not make up stuff on newsgroups - it's so easy to check who's wrong.
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no, just two: basement question and remodel. sort by "from" and those are the only two related ones you get.
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SeaKan wrote:

1).
Newsgroups: alt.home.repair Subject: basement remodel Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 08:21:56 -0500 Organization: Posted via Supernews, http://www.supernews.com
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i have an unfinished basement. 7 foot ceilings, cinder block walls, low ductwork. floor is 9x9 tiles. i am thinking of remodeling it, which would include framing walls. what are good ballpark estimates? just basic drywall construction, carpet over the tiles. i have no idea. i live in the balt/wash area.
2).
Newsgroups: alt.home.repair Subject: basement question Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2005 16:15:37 -0500 Organization: Posted via Supernews, http://www.supernews.com
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i have an unfinished basement. 7 foot ceilings, cinder block walls, low ductwork. floor is 9x9 tiles. i am thinking of remodeling it, which would include framing walls. what are good ballpark estimates? just basic drywall construction, carpet over the tiles. i have no idea. i live in the balt/wash area.
3).
Newsgroups: alt.home.repair Subject: remodel? Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 14:39:59 -0500 Organization: Posted via Supernews, http://www.supernews.com
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i have an unfinished basement. 7 foot ceilings, cinder block walls, low ductwork. floor is 9x9 tiles. i am thinking of remodeling it, which would include framing walls. what are good ballpark estimates? just basic drywall construction, carpet over the tiles. i live in the balt/wash area.
Check the message IDs and posting dates. Three separate threads on the same incomplete question. If you'd taken half of the amount of time to think about your original question as you've spent defending your mistaken belief about your posting frequency, you _might_ have gotten some useful information. Scratch that. You did get useful information. Pick up the fucking phone.
I'll save you the trouble of responding. PLONK.
R
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you forgot about the post of the gang-bang with your wife.

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