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What the hell is wrong with this writer??? What planet did he fell from???Talking about this kind of pricing, did He ever work in construction? specially now in this market, now days you get your framing done for$ 2.75 to 3.00/ sq.ft.,sheetrock for 90-95 cents per sq.ft.smooth finish including material, tile instalation $ 3.50 /sq.ft and that is for marble etc. and so on.
I'm just finishing my remodel and I redeed everything tore down everything up to the studs, did new plumbing ,electrical, insulation sheetrock new kitchen cabinets granite countertop, bathroom with marble and natural stone,second bathroom also high end, acacia hardwood entire house ,new windows ,new furnace,new tankless water heater, new trimwork and interior doors,men i'm tired allready and for all the materials I spent under $ 60,000.00. so dude if you want to write a good article get your head out of the clouds and do a research first.
The reason everyone (including myself) is pissed off at this article if because the title of the article is 6 worst home fixes. These are not fixes they are talking about. I live in California and worked for a general contractor for 12 years. The prices they're quoting are reasonable when you consider that these are all additions to your home with means the cost of blueprints, permits, foundation, etc. and they are assuming we all remodel/add to our homes with the highest quality materials: granite, hardwoods, expensive energy efficient windows, etc. I don;t take issue with the pricing but I do take issue with these BS titles that they use to lure us in.
Yes! I bought a house so that I could make it to my liking, not spend all my time in it worrying about the re-sale value!
Also, my parents had a kitchen and 2.5 bathrooms totally re-done recently and they did not spend the amount of money that is being quoted. They hired a good company and got quality work but did not spend that amount of money.
I also wonder what ever happen to making a home the way you like it because its your home. Certainly people look at their house as an investment. Others look at it as their nice house. Its seems most articles today are written as if your house is a mutual fund.